Plan to grow garden ‘food forest’

BACKYARD blitzes are all the rage but a garden makeover with a difference is underway in Seaford. Volunteers are hard at work creating a “chemical free food forest” at Newton St. The Seaford Communit...

Ironman race is run

CAIRNS has snared the Ironman Asia Pacific Championship after the Queensland government agreed to host the triathlon event for the next three years. The move came after next March’s race in Victoria ...

Medicentre shut but service saved

AFTER hours GP care will still be available at Frankston Hospital after the Labor state government stepped in to provide funding to Peninsula Health to provide the service after the Medicentre at the...

Audi smashed and grabbed

A $250,000 black Audi R8 sports sedan was stolen from the garage of a house in Coleman Rd, Aspendale, 10pm, Friday 20 November. A neighbour was alerted by a “loud bang” and then heard the distinctive...

Early fire warnings and bans apply

THIS season’s official fire danger period for Kingston, Frankston, Mornington Peninsula and French and Phillip islands starts next Monday, 30 November. CFA South East Region assistant chief officer T...

Gold leadership goals kicked

SARAH Butler, 17, of Aspendale Gardens, will be among 75 Victorian students to receive the Gold Duke of Edinburgh award at the Grand Hyatt on Saturday 5 December. The award has challenged and enriche...

Woman faces 90 charges in one hit

A WOMAN, 37, of no fixed address, was refused bail and remanded in custody after appearing at Moorabbin Magistrates’ Court last week. She is facing 90 counts of burglary, theft, obtaining property by...

Armed robbery at Carrum Downs bottle shop

Police have released CCTV vision following an armed robbery at a bottle shop in Carrum Downs earlier this month. Investigators believe two men, wearing bandanas over their faces and armed with tomaha...

James Reyne all the hits – live

“Everybody said, ‘What’s that sound?’” For more than three decades, James Reyne’s songs have been the sound of the Australian summer. His unforgettable hits conjure images of sun, surf, sand and sex....

Andy Phillips goes global

By TERRI LEE FATOUROS What a fantastic turn out recently when Andy Phillips of Cadillac Walk fame and his partner and manager Heidi LaFaerie hosted their VIP merchandise launch party at the Double G ...