Door holds firm

A PATTERSON Lakes couple are on edge after thieves made desperate attempts to force open their front door on consecutive nights, about 7pm, Thursday and Friday 28 and 29 June.  Police were told the t...

Armed robberies

A FRANKSTON man was arrested last week over a string of alleged armed robberies at supermarkets, cafes and small businesses in which staff were allegedly threatened with a knife and a crowbar and cas...

Bay Trail section finally ticked off

THE Mentone to Mordialloc stage of the Bay Trail has been given the go-ahead by Kingston councillors. Councillors voted at June’s public council meeting last week to approve plans for the shared cycl...

Plastic ban plan is ‘in the bag’

SHOPPERS are being urged to bin plastic bags for the month of July to reduce pollution across bayside beaches and parks. Plastic Free July calls on people to refuse to use single-use plastic bags whe...

Langy nine points clear, Seaford thrashed

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie WHILE Langwarrin was cementing its title claims Seaford United was down and all but out after last weekend’s round 14 fixtures. Langwarrin defeated South Springvale 3-1 at L...

Vera Blue heads to The Grand

Following the release of ‘Private’, which scored over two million streams worldwide, incandescent singer-songwriter Vera Blue has released her arresting new single, ‘Mended’ and announced dates for a...

Longboarders’ two decades on the waves

SURFERS who have been part of the 20-year history of the Maladiction Longboarders are getting ready for a reunion in October. The club started with members riding longboards, or malibu boards, when m...

Nordic art in peninsula winter

MEMBERS of Mornington’s Australian Decorative and Fine Arts Society will attend their regular monthly Friday evening talk on the work of Edvard Munch’s work The Scream on Friday 7 July and then, the ...