Virus won’t stop station works

TWO Frankston line stations have closed while level crossing removal works are undertaken. Mentone and Cheltenham stations both shut last week. They will be replaced by new stations, which are schedu...

Shower hours expand

THE free shower facility for the homeless on Playne Street is set to expand from one day of operation to three. The showers opened late last year, and were available on Tuesdays for two hours from 12...

Dog swallows bait

A DOG has survived after ingesting rat bait thrown over the fence of a home in Carrum Downs. Seaford Veterinary Hospital wrote on their Facebook page on 12 March that they had treated a dog which had...

Fake cash used at motel

A MAN is wanted by police after allegedly using counterfeit money at a Baxter motel. Police allege that the man used the fake cash at the Baxter-Tooradin Road motel on 31 January. He is alleged to ha...

Four teens to be charged

FOUR teenagers have been arrested after an alleged aggravated burglary in Frankston, overnight 19 March. A woman in a Deane Street home heard noises and found that her handbag, keys, and car were mis...

More shooting arrests

TWO more people have been arrested in relation to an alleged shooting incident in Carrum Downs last month. On 16 February, a man was allegedly run down in a car after a shot was fired at him. On 17 M...

Bikie clubhouse ablaze

A FINKS Outlaw Motorcycle Club clubhouse in Cranbourne West has been badly damaged by a fire. Police say they are investigating the “possible links” between three blazes overnight on 18 March. At aro...

Schools close, businesses shut

SCHOOL is out early and many businesses will be forced to shut their doors as part of the latest COVID-19 precautions implemented across Victoria. Premier Daniel Andrews announced late last week that...

Picture paints a thousand words

TOURS through Frankston proceeded as part of the Big Picture Fest last weekend. The Block Party event to kick off the festival was cancelled last week in response to COVID-19 concerns. Council confir...

Life saving facility open

EDITHVALE Lifesaving Club’s new home has officially opened its doors. The $5.75 million upgrade to the building was unveiled  at an event on 14 March. The works were funded through the state gov...