Donor ‘chat’ may save lives

ROTARY clubs on the Mornington Peninsula are among 1100 across Australia urging families to “have the chat” about organ and tissue donation with their loved ones and register their donation decisions...

Family ties strong bind for good life

ACTOR Samuel Johnson made a splash at McClelland College’s Love Your Sister event last week. The actor visited the school on Friday to speak about the charity he co-founded with his sister, Connie, w...

Partygoer stomped

A YOUNG partygoer was knocked to the ground and kicked in the head in Alicudi Av, Frankston South, 9.30pm, Saturday 18 July. Detective Sergeant Alastair Hanson, of Frankston CIU, said the 18 year old...

Phone robbery bid foiled

A MAN held a knife to the throat of a woman walking along Kars St, Frankston, 9.25am, Thursday 16 July, and demanded her mobile phone. The woman, 50, who was talking on the phone while walking her do...

Bayside racers go global

By SEAN O’KELLY AT the rear of Cafe Moto, in Carrum, a rookie motor cycle racing team is preparing for its first assault on the “Holy Grail” of street motorcycle racing: the Manx Grand Prix. Th...

Night colours on display

ARTIST Bernadette Jordan gives an insight into an exotic night garden in her first exhibition called Out of the Shadows. Her colourful collection of roses, tulips, lilies, orchids and freesias come t...

Safe driving courses offer

KINGSTON Council is offering a range of courses to help older drivers continue to drive safely for as long as possible. The free courses are open to all Kingston residents and aim to help older drive...

Schools review needs special focus

A STATEWIDE review of the needs of school students with disabilities could benefit Aspendale’s Yarrabah School. Education Minister James Merlino launched the Program for Students with Disabilities re...

’80s culture club on show

A SHOW based on the 1998 Adam Sandler movie The Wedding Singer will entertain audiences at the Shirley Burke Theatre, Parkdale, over the next week. Set in 1985, it portrays rock-star wannabe Robby Ha...