Illegal snake swapped for a PlayStation

A Mt Eliza Man has been fined $500 after he pleaded guilty to keeping an illegal and high-risk invasive snake. The 20-year-old, who exchanged a PlayStation for a milk snake on Facebook last year, was...

Signs show a town divided over airfield

TENSIONS are rising between those for and against the Tyabb airfield expansion, with one long-time Tyabb resident, who did not wish to be named, saying the town has “never been so divided – it’s gett...

Petrol theft

POLICE are searching for a man who left a service station without paying for petrol, around 1.30pm 26 August. The man filled up a white VR/VS Holden commodore with stolen plates with about $64 worth ...

Men on the run

FOUR men are on the run after a series of incidents in Frankston. At around 2am, 26 September, police attended a shopping complex on Cranbourne Road, Frankston. Police believe that four men reversed ...

Expo highlights opportunities

THE Bay Mob Expo will take place this week, shining a light on health, education and wellbeing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Frankston and on the Mornington P...

Communication is key for new CEO

PHIL Cantillon has been officially appointed as Frankston Council CEO. Mr Cantillon had been the CEO in an interim capacity, and has been at council since October 2017. Mr Cantillon said “Frankston C...

Vegan burger voted best

BURGER enthusiasts in Frankston have voted a vegan offering at Nature Bar Cafe as the winner of the Burger Off taste test competition. Close to 500 votes were cast during the course of the competitio...

Young artist’s dog drawing a winner

MARY Turner, Elisa Huang, and Paige Kelly have been named as the three winners of the Frankston Art Centre’s inaugural Grand Pawtrait Prize award. Children between four and twelve submitted portraits...

Ball in tennis club’s court

THE 128-year-old Frankston Tennis Club will officially call Centenary Park home after council agreed to provide the final piece of funding needed to redevelop the precinct. After a failed attempt at ...

Heritage buildings remain standing

A MOVE to demolish heritage buildings on Davey Street in Frankston has been knocked back by Frankston Council. The applicant had sought to gain a planning permit to demolish buildings in a heritage o...