Repeat drug-driver

A 34-YEAR-OLD Somerville woman who tested positive to methamphetamines while driving her three young children to school on Tuesday morning 18 September had to leave the car and walk her children to s...

Charges over fight

THREE men have been arrested following the alleged assault of two security guards at The Sands hotel, Carrum Downs, in the early hours, Saturday 25 August. Detective Senior Constable Darren Paxton, o...

Arrest of man who ‘shouldn’t be there’

A LITTLE girl ran into her mother’s bedroom at their home in Seaford and told her a man was in the house who “shouldn’t be there”, 4.15am, Wednesday 26 September. The woman told police she confronted...

Big day out for pets

FRANKSTON pets are set for a big day out on 14 October when Frankston City’s annual Pets’ Day Out event takes place. The aim of the event is to not only provide a day of free entertainment and activi...

Choir in tune for UK tour

THE Australian Welsh Male Choir leaves Australia on the 20 October for a tour of the United Kingdom that will include performances in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Liverpool , York, Chester and Nort...

Community groups granted funds

ISAACS MP Mark Dreyfus has recommended a total of $150,000 in grants for local community groups in the latest round of the Stronger Communities Program. This small grants program enables local commun...

Moorooduc snap-up historic win

MOOROODUC Junior Football Club celebrated their first ever grand final victory on Saturday 8 September as their under-12s enjoyed a strong win over Mt Martha in the MPJFL grand final. Moorooduc, who ...

Time the essence in stroke treatment

MORNINGTON father-of-three Ian Thompson felt his head go “cloudy”, couldn’t think straight and became disoriented; to make matters worse, he began to lose his vision. Although the 64-year-old did not...

Detective killed

THE policeman killed when hit by a car during a memorial motorcycle ride in Gippsland last week was serving at Somerville. Detective Senior Sergeant Vic Kostiuk, 59, was a member of the Mornington Pe...