THE RED HILL SHOW

Saturday, 10th March, the Red Hill Showgrounds come alive with the festivities of one the State’s most popular agricultural shows. Entries for most categories close this week so visit our website and...

Lift accident results in death

Compiled by Brodie Cowburn A DISTRESSING fatality occurred in Melbourne on Thursday last when a lad named Arthur Albert Verney 14 years, son of Mr and Mrs Verney of Frankston was killed. Shortly afte...

Baxter prepares for centenary

BAXTER will celebrate its centenary on Sunday 6 May and, to mark the occasion, Baxter Residents and Traders Progress Action Committee will hold a shindig at Baxter Primary School on Sunday 18 March. ...

Bushland set alight

A MAN seen near bushland is believed to have started a fire behind the football clubrooms at Jubilee Park reserve, 10.10am, Tuesday 13 February. The fire near Nursery Avenue, Frankston, burnt through...

No cigarette: punched

A COCKATOO man smoking under a footbridge on the Frankston foreshore received a fractured cheekbone and other facial injuries when he was set upon by four men, 10.10pm, Sunday 28 January. Detective S...

Body found in bay

A MAN’S body was spotted by a passer-by floating in the bay at the base of Olivers Hill, 6.30am, Wednesday 14 February. Water Police retrieved the body. The circumstances surrounding the man’s death ...

384 years of togetherness

LOVE is in the air at Baptcare’s Peninsula View Community in Moorooduc Highway, Frankston South. Nine couples living in the aged care community have been married a total of 384 years. Peninsula...

Drinks ‘dumped’

FRANKSTON is one of eight councils across Victoria participating in the first stage of the VicHealth Water in Sports grant program to promote “healthy choices” at sports club canteens and kiosks. Cou...

Bikes go missing

A SPATE of bike thefts is keeping police busy. Detective Sergeant Shane Cashman, of Kingston CIU, said a man walked into the Mordialloc Bicycle Centre in Beach Road, Mordialloc, mid-afternoon, Thursd...