Gearing up for the garage sale trail

RESIDENTS in Frankston are getting prepared to say goodbye to old trinkets and knick-knacks with the annual Garage Sale Trail around the corner. The trail, taking place on 20 and 21 October, encourag...

Councillor O’Connor back on board

FRANKSTON councillor Lillian O’Connor has returned to council after a prolonged leave of absence. Cr O’Connor stepped down as deputy mayor and had a leave of absence granted in June, with “personal r...

Fumes blamed for man’s death

POISONOUS fumes from an LPG heater are being blamed for the deaths of a man and his pets asleep in a campervan at Rye last week. The man, 57, was living in the van behind a friend’s house in Sydney S...

Search is on after Frankston line assault

POLICE are searching for a man who committed an assault on a Frankston line train on 30 August. The man boarded the train at Bentleigh and assaulted a 19 year old male passenger who asked him to turn...

Experienced guest at Rotary event

THE Peninsula Rotary Club 2.0 will be hosting an evening with guest Les Twentyman, who will be promoting the cause of volunteering. Mr Twentyman has been a long time advocate for helping the homeless...

Sharks Girls’ claim championship

SOUTHERN PENINSULA Sharks’ under-16 Girls have topped off their thrilling season as champions of the MUVJBL under-16 Girls Victorian Championship on Friday 21 September. The under-16s side defeated t...

The nature of student art

By Barry Morris EMERGING artists at Chisholm Institute, Frankston are showing off their talents and their works by mounting an exhibition at Frankston Arts Centre. The exhibition, called Drawing on N...

Monkey bike seized

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol members and Frankston Council staff worked together last week to nab the rider of a monkey bike seen riding in the Seaford Wetlands. The riders are unwelcome because they ca...