On your bike

THREE men have been charged after a series of alleged bike thefts in the Carrum area. Kingston Crime Investigation Unit charged the men after incidents on 11 October and 19 November. Three men were a...

Sports facilities set for major overhaul

DESIGNS for a new pavilion at the Dales Park netball centre are set to be prepared as part of a $4.5 million revitalisation. Kingston councillors resolved on 26 November to bring forward $200,000 fro...

Skaters take funding on board

TWO facilities in Carrum Downs have received welcomed state government boosts. Sandfield Reserve Skate Park will soon be revamped with more safety measures after a $200,000 upgrade was approved by th...

BMX riders land v-plates at state champs

FRANKSTON BMX club members made their way to the Victorian State BMX Championships in Warrnambool on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 November. With more than 400 competitors from across Australia competing...

Restaurant robbery gone wrong

A MAN has died after a botched robbery outside a restaurant in Baxter. Two men approached a worker leaving the Indian Mahal restaurant on the evening of Saturday, 2 December. An altercation occurred ...

Urine trouble

POLICE are searching for three men after a stabbing that occurred on Candlebark Crescent at 11.30pm, Saturday 1 December. A male victim was walking along Mahogany Avenue when he spotted two males uri...

Giving gifts to those in need

WITH Christmas just around the corner, we’re all busy getting things ready for spending time with our families and the traditional giving of gifts that goes along with it. But spare a thought for tho...

Art to fight graffiti blight

ARTISTS are being tapped on the shoulder to help stop the “waste of ratepayers money” caused by cleaning up graffiti at local toilet blocks. Beach themed murals have begun popping up on Frankston toi...

Summer snake bite warning

A YOUNG girl’s frightening experience with a snake landed her in Frankston Hospital in 2017. Her mother is sharing her story to emphasise the importance of remaining vigilant and aware of the danger ...