Hundreds of guns surrendered

HUNDREDS of firearms have been handed in for registration, sale or destruction in Victoria in the first month of National Firearms Amnesty. As of the end of July, 751 firearms had been surrendered in...

Animal cruelty concerns RSPCA

ANIMAL cruelty seems to be on the rise in the Frankston area, according to the RSPCA. Frankston has been ranked fifth out of 79 Victorian council areas for reports of animal abuse in the 2016-17 fina...

Boy ‘forced to steal’

AN 18-YEAR-OLD Carrum Downs man has been charged with robbery, theft and failing to appear over outstanding warrants after allegedly robbing a youth on a bus in Seaford and then, a week later, forcin...

Joint op’s fines time

A JOINT operation in Langwarrin by police and sheriff’s officers, Saturday 12 August, led to 998 warrants being executed bringing in fines of more than $300,000. The police, from Somerville Highway P...

Mono’, speed, may lead to court

THE rider of a Yamaha R1 sports motorbike performed a “mono” near the Bungower Rd on-ramp on Peninsula Link, Moorooduc, by lifting the front wheel. After slowing down for the speed camera at Eramosa ...

Battle of the Sounds hits the stage

FUSE Productions and Kingston Youth Services are calling on unsigned young musicians to perform at the annual Battle of the Sounds heat in Mordialloc this month. Talented Kingston youth will battle i...

Help record the nature of Western Port

LIFESEARCH 2017 gives citizen scientists the opportunity to discover the plants, birds, insects, and other animals in the Western Port Biosphere Reserve. Lifesearch, the biosphere’s annual citizen sc...

Hospital opens for business

RECOGNISING the growing need for dedicated healthcare services in Melbourne’s southern and peninsula communities, Healthscope has developed Frankston Private Hospital to better enable patient access ...