Not wasting time

THE partner of a man who allegedly blew more than three times the legal limit blasted police for “wasting our time”. Somerville Highway Patrol members pulled over the 51-year-old Skye man in McClella...

Pedestrian dead

A WOMAN has died after being struck by a vehicle in Skye, 29 July. Emergency services attended the intersection of McCormick’s Road and Ballarto Road at around 6pm. A woman, believed to be in her 80s...

Alleged ramming

A MAN who allegedly twice rammed police patrol cars spent the night under guard in Frankston Hospital before fronting Frankston Magistrates’ Court last week.  Police cornered the 21-year-old aro...

Garage sales to help ‘reduce waste’

PRE-REGISTRATIONS have opened to take part in the 2019 Garage Sale Trail. The trail, which takes place in October, is an annual event which encourages residents to reuse their items and reduce waste ...

Pleas to save trees

FRANKSTON Council will make a plea to the state government to have greater protection placed on red gum trees. Council voted on 22 July to make “representation” to the Premier Daniel Andrews, energy ...

Community helps get dog back on feet

A GENEROUS outpouring of support has helped to save the life of a dog injured in a car accident last month. On 19 July, a car collided with a tree in Langwarrin. Ambulance Victoria and CFA crews from...

Pokies still plague Frankston

GAMBLERS in Frankston lost over $62 million on poker machines between July 2018 and June 2019. Figures from the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation released last week showed just ...

Push for park one step closer

PUBLIC land in Evelyn Street, Frankston is one step closer to being made a park. Councillors voted on 22 July to call for a “report to the August 2019 ordinary meeting on the option to formalise Evel...

On the road

ON Monday, Alan Chambers set off to tackle a 15,000 kilometre journey in his 1978 Volvo 244. Mr Chambers, a Frankston South resident, is hitting the road to celebrate the 40 year anniversary of the R...

Garden and rural setting for top design

A “UNDERSTATED and simplistic” house in rural Dromana has been awarded the building design of the Year. Moat’s Corner was praised by the judges for its understated and simplistic design as well as it...