Frankston Santa will be ‘sadly missed’

LOCAL lights fitter Tony Hansen, the man known for fitting Frankston’s’ giant Christmas tree with its lights each year, has passed away. Mr Hansen had recently caught the eye of many excited Christma...

Unpaid fines not so fine

FIGURES from the Peninsula Community Legal Centre show that unpaid toll fines from the Frankston postcode exceeded a total value of $3 million. At total of 19,343 infringements have been reported fro...

Drink driver nabbed in Frankston

A woman has had her car impounded and licence suspended after rendezvousing with the Somerville Highway Patrol in Frankston last night. Two highway patrol units were parked on the side of Frankston –...

Frankston pedestrian fatal

A man has died after being struck by an emergency vehicle in Frankston this morning. It is believed the Mercedes van was travelling west on Cranbourne Road, near Wattle Tree Lane when it struck a man...

Conceal car keys

SEVEN out of 10 cars are stolen with their own keys – a statistic that’s alarming police. Crime Stoppers Victoria is urging drivers to consider how easy they are making it for thieves by leaving thei...

Bowls finals run and won

THE State Triples and Fours bowls competitions have been run and won in the past two weeks. After a re-schedule of play, the Triples were played at the Mount Eliza Bowling Club on Wednesday 5 Decembe...

Near fatal incident

A MAN has come close to death after a stabbing on Nepean Highway, Frankston, Tuesday, 11 December. A man was stabbed in the neck and hand at around 9.20pm. He ran from a McDonalds on Nepean Highway t...

Successful search

A SEARCH warrant has allowed Frankston police to recover the majority of items allegedly taken from a home on Settlers Way, Frankston. Police said the home was robbed on the weekend from 29 November ...