Hedge burned down

POLICE are appealing for witnesses after a fire burned down a hedge at a home in Seaford. At around 5am, 1 June, the fire was started at the Nepean Highway home. Police believe the fire was deliberat...

Rewards for keeping the beach clean

KEEPING Frankston’s beaches clean may already be a rewarding task for some, but on Saturday 15 June there will be rewards of a different sort on offer for keen environmentalists. The Frankston Seasid...

Award for lawyer’s work as a volunteer

A LAWYER previously employed by the Peninsula Community Legal Centre has been awarded for her efforts as a volunteer. Claire Williams was presented with the Kath Neilsen Award for outstanding contrib...

Dunkley declared for Labor

THE Australian Electoral Commission officially named Peta Murphy as the new member for Dunkley on 4 June. Ms Murphy was officially declared a member of the Australian Parliament at midday, ending the...

Sale of Evelyn Street open space stopped

FRANKSTON Council have backed out of a move to sell a parcel of public land on Evelyn Street to the Department of Justice. Council voted on 18 February to negotiate the sale of the land in a vote tha...

Police hunt Picasso copycat

A VANDAL who spray painted a train while donning a blue beret, striped shirt, and white overcoat is on the run from police. Transit safety division investigators believe that two men jumped a fence n...

Push to punt out pokies problem

KINGSTON Council has launched a campaign to curb the negative influence of poker machines in the municipality. Punters in the Kingston municipality lost a whopping $86 million on pokies in the 2017-2...

Heritage push for Pompei stumbles

A PUSH at Kingston Council’s 27 May meeting to consider further heritage options for Pompei’s Landing in Mordialloc has failed. Councillors voted against asking “the industrial heritage consultant wh...