‘Dangerous’ dog seized after attack

A “DANGEROUS” dog has been seized by Frankston Council after an attack on a smaller dog and its owner that left both in need of medical treatment. The female dog was seized from a Langwarrin property...

Trainee takes path towards helping others

A YOUNG Mornington woman who “always wanted to help people” is the first to enter a traineeship program at Mornington Peninsula CIU. Victoria Police launched the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander...

Young hero awarded for brave save

A YOUNG boy has been recognised by Victoria Police for his initiative and bravery after he helped alert lifeguards at the PARC swimming pool that a child was drowning. Will Bourke was presented with ...

Council comes to blows over Oliver’s Hill

FRANKSTON councillors have again traded verbal blows in a heated debate over the construction of a “safe boat refuge” at Oliver’s Hill. The 1 April council meeting saw the issue of constructing a boa...

Crewther accused of jumping gun on grants

DUNKLEY MP Chris Crewther has backtracked after he and environment minister Melissa Price announced grants to four community groups under a program that has not yet opened. Mr Crewther said on 17 Mar...

Police seize drugs at Edithvale house

DRUGS, cash, and electronic devices were seized by police from a house in Edithvale on 28 March. A warrant was executed at the property as part of an “ongoing” drug trafficking investigation. Moorabb...

26 students team up for charity cause

STUDENTS from Mentone Grammar School have gone under the razor to help raise money for the World’s Greatest Shave. Over 25 students decided to partake in the shave on 29 March with the goal of raisin...

Meals on wheels centre to close

THE doors of the Moorabbin Meals on Wheels service are set to close, with the service to be run exclusively from Bonbeach from 1 July onwards. The mayor Cr Georgina Oxley said the service needed to b...

Family violence prevention plan launched

KINGSTON Council launched their prevention of family violence action plan on 27 March, aiming to put a stop to family violence within the community. The launch was attended by Kingston’s woman of the...

Cyclist killed in alleged hit and run

A WOMAN has died after an alleged hit and run incident in Chelsea on 28 March. 50-year-old Chelsea triathlete Michelle Ruitenbeek was riding her bike along the Nepean Highway at around 5.40am when sh...