Alleged hit and run

A MAN is dead after an alleged hit and run in Dingley Village. Police were called to Spring Road at around 4.30am, 20 December, and were told that a man’s body had been found by a passer-by. A crime ...

Opinions wanted on park future

A SURVEY to help decide the future use of Braeside Park has been launched by Parks Victoria. Some of the proposed changes to the 310 hectare space include allowing dogs and group camping. Parks Victo...

VCAT knocks back Cove development

THE Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has rejected a proposal to grant a planning permit for a ten storey apartment building in Patterson Lakes. Two 10 storey developments had been planned ...

Bypass budget ‘blowout’ blasted

THE state opposition has blasted a “massive cost blowout” on the construction of the Mordialloc Freeway. The nine kilometer stretch of road, which will link the Mornington Peninsula Freeway at Spring...

Orritt, ‘Kaka’ get thumbs up

SOCCER STRIKER Sam Orritt and midfielder Jordan “Kaka” Avraham have agreed terms with Langwarrin. The duo had been trialling at Lawton Park and were called to a meeting with head coach Scott Miller l...

Monkey bike charge

AN 18-year-old man will be charged on summons after allegedly riding an unregistered monkey bike in the Pines Flora and Fauna Reserve. The crime can carry the punishment of large fines and licence di...

Deliberately lit fires investigated

A SERIES of deliberately lit fires at the Pines Flora and Fauna Reserve are being investigated by police. Investigators believe that the first fire was ignited at the Frankston North nature reserve a...

Reimbursement of legal fees stopped

RATEPAYERS will not be asked to foot the bill for a councillor’s legal fees after a local government inspectorate enquiry into his conduct. Councillors voted behind closed doors on 18 November to use...