Same time, same place

TWO nearby houses in Patterson Lakes were burgled on the same night at the same time but nothing appears to have been stolen. The gated community houses in Pier One Drive had rear sliding doors force...

Bandits hit TAB

PARKDALE TAB was held up by two men, one claiming to have a gun, 9.30pm, Thursday 23 June, and almost $16,000 was stolen. Their victim was bound with cable ties during the raid and threatened that th...

Road rage victim rammed

IN a savage road rage incident in Chelsea Heights a man was initially told the car in which he was a passenger had a flat tyre. When he got out to check, the offending driver reversed into him, trapp...

A ‘roo made me do it

A MAN says he “swerved to miss a kangaroo” on Nepean Hwy, Seaford, 4am, Saturday 25 June – and he had not been drinking! His Kia Sorrento’s brakes locked in the 70kph zone, causing the man to crash i...

Noises alert neighbour

A FRANKSTON North resident hearing noises outside about midnight saw three or four youths standing at the backdoor of a neighbour’s house in Lacenet Av, Sunday 19 June. The man called police who foun...

Left empty handed

Frankston Embona detectives are appealing for information after an attempted armed robbery in Frankston last week. Police have been told a man entered a service station on Nepean Highway armed with a...

Talking bay fishing

SOUTHERN Port Phillip Bay anglers are invited to hear the “Big Fisherman” Rex Hunt and fisheries experts discuss the removal of commercial net fishing and the health of key bay species. They will be ...

‘Train pain’ for long-term gain

FRANKSTON line commuters are being asked to be patient during a 37-day closure of part of the rail line to remove level crossings at Bentleigh, Ormond and McKinnon. Passengers will have to hop on to ...

Appeal for some warmth in winter

AUSTRALIA Red Cross is asking Frankston residents to dig deep and help those in need this winter. Red Cross state executive director Penny Harrison says Frankston people are “warm-hearted”. “We’re as...

Gallery space a family affair

A MORNINGTON family has created a modern, industrial-style art gallery and studio space aimed at supporting creative talent. Black Spot Gallery & Studios in Milgate Drive, has been opened by Alla...