Colourful show of mental health support

A DOCTOR at Frankston Hospital launched the second annual #CrazySocks4Docs day on Friday (1 June). Dr Geoff Toogood started the campaign to encourage doctors, medical students and health professional...

Theatre for all

THEATREGOERS who are visually impaired will now be able to individually hear audio descriptions while watching selected shows at the Frankston Arts Centre. The first audio described performance will ...

Gumtree hold-up

A MAN who agreed to meet someone to buy two iPhones in Mordialloc was assaulted and nearly robbed by two offenders. The buyer went to a Barkley Street address in Mordialloc where a silver Holden Comm...

Jobs focus for Indigenous

A SERVICE for Indigenous job seekers in the Melbourne south east region was launched this week. Elder Uncle Chris West hosted a welcome to country and smoking ceremony at the Narim Marr Dihambana (Fr...

Green Wedge uses scrutinised

KINGSTON Council says it is cracking down on unauthorised activities in the Green Wedge including action on non-compliant waste transfer stations, truck storage businesses and non-approved signage. K...

Council bids for share of sports funding

KINGSTON Council wants state government support to upgrade sports facilities for soccer, netball, football, cricket and bowls clubs. Applications are now open for a number of sports facilities grants...

Three generations born at hospital

THE third time’s a charm(er) for a volunteer at Frankston Hospital who welcomed the birth of grandson Charlie this year. Pink Ladies secretary Heather Watts gave birth to second daughter Dayna at Fra...

Gulls salute in one-point nail biters

BASKETBALL DIVISION One was full of nail-biters in week nine of the Big V, with every game from the Bayside clubs resulting in one-point victories. Chelsea Gulls notched up two of those wins as they ...

Bay baby boom

A SURVEY of baby snapper in Port Phillip has recorded the highest count in 26 years, surpassing previous peaks in 2001 and 2004. Victorian Fisheries Authority boss Travis Dowling said the baby snappe...