Man saved from pier drowning

RESCUING a swimmer struggling in rough water under Frankston pier was all in a day’s work for police woman Julie Morris. The senior constable and her sergeant were responding to a distress call on th...

War of words over ward funding

DEBATE about a proposal to spend over $16 million on facilities in North West Ward broke down into arguments, bickering, and shouting from across the chamber at council’s 18 November meeting. Council...

Bike stolen from car park

A MAN is on the run after breaking into an underground car park and stealing personal items and a bicycle. The man forced entry to the apartment car park on Nepean Highway, Frankston at around 2.50am...

Internet crash reported

A MAN has been disqualified from driving for six months after crashing into an NBN junction box, 15 November. Police say that they received reports of a ute being driven erratically on McClelland Dri...

Concerns on climate voiced

FRANKSTON councillors have voted unanimously to declare a climate emergency. The move was put forward by new mayor Cr Sandra Mayer, who said she was “so proud” that her fellow councillors supported i...

Ratepayers asked to pay for legal fees

A LOCAL Government Inspectorate enquiry into Frankston councillor Colin Hampton has concluded, but ratepayers will be asked to foot the bill for his legal fees. Cr Hampton was cleared of wrongdoing b...

Tree up in lights

THERE will be rides, music, and food on offer to visitors at Frankston’s Christmas Festival of Lights event this week. The event is in its 22nd year, and will feature the switching on of the lights a...