Langy’s Cup, top signings named

SOCCER LANGWARRIN’S Wallace Cup breakthrough and some major signings by local clubs stole the spotlight last weekend. Langy’s cup success was eight years in the making as the annual event named in ho...

Pinecliff trainers win in the wet

HORSE RACING THE Pinecliff-based racehorse trainers had a day out in the rainy conditions at Caulfield on Saturday 1 February by claiming four of the nine races on the card. Trainer Grahame Begg took...

General Birdwood visits Frankston

FRANKSTON was en fete today, when the people of the district were given the opportunity to meet General Sir William Birdwood, as he passed through the town en route for “Marathon” where he is spendin...

The confronting realities of gun violence

PENINSULA-born playwright, Joanna Murray-Smith, tackles the confronting and heartbreaking issue of gun violence in American Song. Originally commissioned by Milwaukee Repertory Theatre, the play tack...

Monkey bike impounded

CARRUM Downs police impounded an unregistered monkey bike in Centenary Street, Seaford, 10pm, Saturday 25 January. The 27-year-old rider, who was not wearing a helmet, mounted the kerb and rode onto ...

Five arrests made

FRANKSTON and Mornington Peninsula police officers arrested five people on 28 January as part of Operation Night Eagle. The police operation focuses on vehicle crime. Mornington Peninsula Crime Inves...

All clear for surf beach day

PREDICTED smoke pollution failed to eventuate for the Saturday 18 January beach day organised by the Disabled Surfers Association Mornington Peninsula at Point Leo. “After our concerns about air qual...

Frankston citizens named the best

THE former chairperson of the Frankston Susono Friendship Association has been awarded the 2020 Frankston citizen of the year award. Peter Patterson was given the award on 26 January. He spent 18 yea...

Industrial expansion rejected again

AN investigation into rezoning green wedge land in Carrum Downs for industrial use will not go ahead. Frankston councillors had voted on 14 October 2019 to reject the move, but the investigation was ...

New home for chrome gnome

FRANKSTON’s famous giant gnome has found a new place to call home. The Reflective Lullaby sculpture, the work of New Zealand based artist Gregor Kregar, was originally based at the Peninsula Link exi...