Mulcher raided

OFFENDERS jemmied open the door to a large mulching machine on a Wedge Road, Carrum Downs, construction site and stole more than $10,000 in specialist tools, overnight 11-12 September. They had cut t...

False imprisonment

A TEENAGER dragged into a car in Langwarrin late last month was lucky to escape injury. Frankston detectives said the 19-year-old Langwarrin man was walking along Tyrone Street, Langwarrin, towards t...

Kids win big with short performance

FRANKSTON Heights Primary School was named among the Victorian winners of the 2018 Wakakirri Story Dance performance award. Ten finalist primary schools from around the state were invited to perform ...

Gates gone as part of rail works

BOOM gates on Seaford Road have been removed as part of major works on the Frankston line. The Seaford Road gates were identified as causing congestion and safety issues and were been taken down on 9...

Big pig raising money for kids in need

A THREE metre tall piggy bank weighing in at 700 kilograms rolled into Frankston this month as part of a fundraising appeal for the Very Special Kids charity. The annual Very Special Kids Piggy Bank ...

Recycling opportunity seen clearly

MENTONE Optical Service is making an effort to divert their contact lenses, blister packs, and cases from landfill as part of a national recycling program. The optometrist is collecting all brands of...

Promise for Parkdale school

PARKDALE Secondary College could be set to receive a $9.6 million dollar funding boost if the Andrews Labor Government is re-elected in November. The state government has promised the funds to the Mo...

Microbats explained

THEY might be among the most common animals in our backyards, but they are also among the least seen. Microbat expert Dr Casey Visintin will reveal much about these flying animals during a talk at th...

Surfer rescues girl at Pt Leo

AN experienced Pt Leo surfer paddled out to rescue a teenage girl stranded in choppy and gusty conditions last week. Hastings police Sergeant John Cannon said the girl, 18, got into trouble on her bo...