Rent stress hits home for many residents

NO neighbourhood in Melbourne or regional cities is affordable for a single person on Centrelink, single pensioner, or single parent on a low part-time income, Council to Homeless Persons CEO Jenny S...

Rooftop protest for refugees

WHILE the federal government repeatedly refuses New Zealand’s offer to provide a home for 150 Manus Island refugees, activists have staged a protest over the Hastings office of Flinders Liberal MP Gr...

Crashers assault guests, ruin party fun

GATE-CRASHERS who attended an out-of-control 16th birthday party in Langwarrin used batons and metal bars to assault and terrorise guests, 10.30pm, Friday 10 November. Police said members of the main...

Ansett land sale raises concerns

THE sale of the final parcel of land held by the trustees of the late Sir Reginald Ansett estate in Mt Eliza next month is being described by the selling agents as having potential for “redevelopment...

Chainsaw TV ‘massacre’

A MAN wielding a chainsaw allegedly cut down the door of a unit behind the former Ambassador motel and then cut up a TV set inside last week. It is believed the incident followed an argument – then a...

Ute may offer clue to suspect

POLICE investigating a series of wilful and obscene exposures occurring since 2013 in Frankston and surrounding areas have released a picture of the suspect’s work car in the hope he may be ide...

Frankston’s ‘most wanted’ sought

FRANKSTON detectives have released a list of their “10 most wanted” to The Times so readers can be on the look out for alleged offenders wanted for questioning by police. The “most wanted” have 46 wa...

Man found stabbed at Mt Eliza

A man was found with multiple stab wounds and facial fractures on the grounds of St Thomas More Primary School, Mt Eliza, Thursday 5 October. Tradies working on the Canadian Bay Rd site found the man...

Man breaks leg in scooter fall

A SEAFORD man had a narrow escape when he inadvertently drove his mobility scooter off a Frankston train station platform and into the path of an oncoming train, 11.15am, Saturday 23 September. The 6...