Phone scam

POLICE are warning people to beware of a phone scam that has been doing the rounds. Detectives are aware of two victims that have been scammed out of large amounts of money. The victims received a ph...

Junior leaders for the future

A NEW civic leader has donned mayoral robes with Parktone Primary School pupil Alice Roberts elected Kingston’s new junior mayor. Alice won office after pupils from primary schools across the municip...

Gulls strike late in Western Port clash

BASKETBALL CHELSEA Gulls have run over the top of the Western Port Steelers and claimed third spot on the ladder after round eight of the Big V men’s division one league. The Steelers were coming off...

Police chase fatality

A 79-YEAR-OLD Mt Eliza man died in hospital on Friday (18 May), weeks after a police car collided with a vehicle during the pursuit of a silver Commodore sedan. Police pursued the sedan, alleged to h...

Car crash

A CAR careered off Eel Race Road in Seaford at about 10pm on Saturday 13 May and hit a tree. A driver, 17, from Seaford and passenger, 18, also from Seaford, were both trapped in the vehicle for some...

‘On yer bike’

A HUSBAND and wife at a Gould Street, Frankston residence got a rude awakening in the early hours of Wednesday 16 May. A man threatened the husband who went outside to talk to the passerby seen under...

Push for cycling safety

POLICE have been alarmed by serious injury collisions involving cyclists around the Mornington Peninsula and Frankston. While cycling is usually regarded as a healthy pursuit, they are among groups c...

‘Big business’ budget slammed by Labor

FEDERAL Labor Isaacs MP Mark Dreyfus has hit out at the federal budget as favouring “big business” over health services and education. Mr Dreyfus said Prime Minister “Malcolm Turnbull had one last ch...

Orange day to honour SES

PEOPLE can show appreciation this month for State Emergency Services volunteers who help out during road rescues and storms. Wednesday 23 May is Wear Orange Wednesday (WOW) Day, a nationwide day for ...

Authorities sick of jet-ski ‘hoons’

MARITIME Safety Victoria will put the heat on jet ski “hoons” after little sign of improvement in behaviour as the peak season comes to an end. “A small but reckless group of jet ski operators are ig...