Connecting skills to preserve reserve

YOUNG adults with a range of disabilities have been visiting Wallace Reserve each month to help the Friends of Wallace Reserve in their maintenance activities. The Connecting Skills Australia (CSA) F...

New dragon boat truly a blessing

DRAGON’S Abreast Peninsula Dragonflys celebrated the blessing of their newest dragon boat, named Bella, on last Saturday (5 December) at their home base on the banks of the Patterson River in Carrum....

Courting the summer slam

BASKETBALL “like you’ve never seen before” will take over the Frankston Basketball Stadium this month for the annual Summer Slam tournament held by South Sudanese Australian National Basketball Assoc...

Easy car break-ins a pain for police

UP to 30 offenders have been arrested and charged over the past fortnight in relation to thefts of cars, and from cars, in Carrum Downs, Frankston, Frankston South, Langwarrin and Seaford areas. The ...

Keep beaches clean this summer

BEACHGOERS are being encouraged to look after Frankston’s shining sands this summer by helping ensure beaches are litter free. Frankston mayor Cr James Dooley hopes the best possible impression can b...

Man dead at Cassia Grove, Frankston

HOMICIDE detectives were called to a house in Cassia Grove, Frankston this afternoon (Friday) to investigate a report of an alleged aggravated burglary and a man’s death. Police say a male intruder d...

Premier award for IT guru

A CHAMPION effort by Longbeach PLACE teacher Carrie Ewin has seen the 25 year old receive an Outstanding Youth Volunteer award as part of this year’s Premier’s Volunteer Champions Awards. Ms Ewin has...

Knife attack after rant

A MAN tried to stab another man with a 30cm knife during a racist rant at a Southland bus stop, 8pm, Sunday. Before the assault the victim and his mate were racially abused. The pair were sitting at ...

Cafes on the menu

CAFES and restaurants were crime targets last week – some possibly by the same offender. In the first raid, a thief used a gas cylinder to force entry to the Hattori Hanzo restaurant, Station St, Che...

Chemist robbed

POLICE believe the man responsible for the café raids may be responsible for stealing a large quantity of perfume from the Chemist Warehouse, Florence St, Mentone, overnight Tuesday last week. CCTV f...