Wake in fright

AN elderly Langwarrin woman got a fright when she was woken by a man in her bedroom, 5am, Sunday last week. The woman, 82, bravely confronted the man, in his 20s, and told him to “get out”, police sa...

Monkey bike crash teen gets bail

CARRUM Downs teenager Caleb Jakobsson has been granted bail after fatally injuring a mother-of-two in a monkey-bike accident last month. Justice Phillip Priest told the 18-year-old, who is due back i...

Yarn art trail inspires

IMAGINATIONS young and old will be treated to a display of interesting creations on Longbeach Place’s storybook yarn art trail running throughout October. Residents are invited to wander about the co...

Casting an eye on snapper anglers

FISHERIES officers are out to make sure anglers follow snapper bag and size limits in Western Port and Port Phillip bays. Anyone caught over the limit will face $433 on-the-spot fines for each offenc...

Braithwaite rocks the Chelsea Heights

By MELISSA WALSH Daryl Braithwaite and band will be performing at the Chelsea Heights Hotel on November 2. Braithwaite, the former Countdown King of Pop is looking forward to returning to the Chelsea...

Soccer women go in search of coaches

THE new Women’s National Premier League soccer consortium Southern United is interviewing prospective coaches and plans to announce appointees soon. Its policy is that, if a male candidate is success...

The men who remade the news

By David Harrisson THE Melbourne Press Club last week commemorated the death of Graham Perkin, one of Australia’s great journalists, 40 years ago. He was vitally alive in that room for the many who w...

Grants for coast works

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council will receive $50,000 to upgrade Caraar Creek coastal cliff pathways and $27,000 to improve beach access at the northern end of Moondah Beach, Mt Eliza. The grants a...