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MP News Group journalist David Harrison is in Thailand supporting his mate Alan Morison and his wife Chutima Sidasathian, who were charged in late 2013 with criminal defamation and computer crime ove...

A tradition of camping out at Mt Eliza

THERE have been countless happy campers at Mt Eliza over the past 90 years. Apart from when being used to recuperate US soldiers wounded in the Pacific campaign during World War II, the camp has prov...

Unexpected wake-up call

EARLY Sunday morning is certainly not the time to explode a home-made pipe bomb in the local park. But that’s what residents living near Skye Valley Park, Santa Clara Mews, woke up to last week. Poli...

Helping hand gives girl new heart

A LIFE-CHANGING operation has given a bright future to a Timor Leste woman – partly thanks to Seaford Carrum Downs Rotary. The club brought Jesuina da Costa Belo to Melbourne for open heart surgery, ...

Final choice for city’s voice

THE Rotary Room at the Frankston Arts Centre will come alive this Sunday for the grand final of The Voice of Frankston 2015. Last Sunday, 25 singers performed over four age categories: junior, teen, ...

Art to lift the spirit

By FRAN HENKE VISUAL arts students at Chisholm Frankston are taking their work to the walls of Monash Health this month to cheer and stimulate patients, visitors and staff. Their show, featuring pain...

Second arrest over Frankston RSL Burglary

Detectives have arrested a second man following an alleged burglary at the Frankston RSL in July. Investigators were told war medals and other memorabilia were stolen during the incident on 31 July. ...

Catch cap plan for bay fishers

A FOUR-week public consultation period began last week on a proposed “sliding catch cap” on the harvest of fish by licensed commercial fishers in Port Phillip and Western Port bays. Fisheries Victori...