Patients’ pals just like the real thing

PET Therapy Pals are making hospital and nursing home stays more enjoyable for elderly patients on the Mornington Peninsula. One patient, Alan Wardley, describes his therapy pal, Spotless, as a “wond...

Thirsty thief

POLICE are searching for a thirsty thief who used a stolen bank card to make a number of purchases, including a strawberry milk drink. Investigators have been told an offender entered the female chan...

Easy entries

POLICE are asking people to stop making it easy for burglars to enter homes amid a spree of burglaries in Langwarrin where intruders gained entry through open doors or windows. Senior Sergeant Steve ...

Taggers targeted

A GROUP of graffiti vandals have seen their tagging days and nights curtailed after a major police operation saw 10 people across Melbourne, including one in Seaford, charged with various offences. O...

Gig on at Down’s Estate

SAVING historic farm buildings at Down’s Estate in Seaford was music to the ears of a community group and now the homestead is set to host its first music gig. The farm homestead, formerly occupied b...

Police search for missing Mt Eliza boy

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 11-year-old Ben Hodson. Ben was last seen on 25th March 2018 in the Mount Eliza area. Police have concerns for his welfare due to his...

Body found in car

Firefighters discovered a man’s body in a car when called out to a vehicle blaze at about 7pm last night (Wednesday 28 March) on Golf Links Road in Frankston South. Police are investigating the...

Vehicles burn out

A 1995 Nissan sedan originally stolen from Dandenong Plaza on Friday 23 March was later found burnt out at about 8.30pm in a rear carpark of a factory complex at Garden Boulevard, Dingley. The vehicl...

Duo nabbed

POLICE patrolling Parkdale last Monday (19 March) arrested a duo seemingly involved in thefts from vehicles. A male, 17, and female, 23, from Mordialloc were chased by police having been seen acting ...

Say on bypass important

PEOPLE can now have their say on the planned Mordialloc Bypass in the wake of the release of Environmental Effects Statement (EES) scoping on the project. The Residents Against Mordialloc Freeway (RA...