Young Street gum tree struck by lightning

DURING the thunderstorm which took place on Wednesday the lightning was very vivid.  One of the gum shade trees in Young. St, near the old garage, was struck and split in two. *** THE Frankston ...

Funding wanted for farm expansion

WALLARA Australia launched a campaign last week to raise money towards expanding their Sages Cottage, Baxter site. Not-for-profit Wallara Australia hosts programs for people with disabilities at the ...

Car theft arrests

DETECTIVES have rounded up a group which allegedly stole five cars and items from other cars in a series of raids in Mt Eliza and Mt Martha, 11-16 November. Detective Senior Constable Andrew Hodgson,...

Pier drama leads to fundraiser

FRESH from rescuing a swimmer in danger under Frankston pier, Senior Constable Julie Morris is planning an endurance swim between the Frankston and Mornington piers in January to raise money for the ...

Cash for kinder enrolment change

THE state government has given an $18,000 handout to council to go towards improving their enrolment system for kindergartens. The grant will be used for the implementation of a central enrolment sys...

Street artist to be welcomed at library

AN artist who ran a street art campaign called “Real Australians Say Welcome” will be the guest speaker at Frankston Library on 7 December. Peter Drew, an Adelaide-born artist, caught the attention o...

Netballers win big at awards

THE Frankston District Netball Association was a big winner at the 2019 Netball Victoria Community Awards. The netball association was given the award for 2019 Association of the Year. Netball Victor...

Pool operator eyes former footy site

PENINSULA Leisure has been given permission to respond to the expression of interest at St Kilda FC’s former home in Seaford and the tender for Pines Forest Aquatic Centre.  Peninsula Leisure Pt...

Safety measures sought at crossing

FRANKSTON Council have agreed to seek an MOA from the Department of Transport to install a pedestrian operated signal at McCormicks Road in Skye following a fatal collision involving an elderly pedes...