Rex makes gallery new home

REX Australis – the giant ram’s head which has graced Peninsula Link near the Skye Rd exit for the past four years – is settling in at its new home: McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park, Langwarrin....

Cricket tours can take family toll

KATHRYN Whatmore knows all about the pressures felt by the wives and girlfriends of professionals cricketers – especially when their partners are on tour. “There’s a lot more expected of cricketers t...

‘Dannmann’ flies to gold in Sweden

MORNINGTON’S Daniel Arapakis flew his F3D aircraft to victory at the FAI F3D world championships in Sweden, 25-29 July. The Western Port Model Aero Club member – nicknamed ‘Dannmann’ – did Australia ...

Medals show family ties to hall

“A SURVIVOR” is how Alan Scoble describes his late-grandfather Handley Scoble, who enlisted for World War I at the Frankston Mechanics’ Institute in early 1917 and then joined the other troops for a ...

Kindness of stranger eases the pain

A FALL from her bike last week proved painful for a Seaford woman – but the kindness shown by a complete stranger helped make her ordeal bearable. Rahni Mackie, 46, was riding with her dog alongside ...

Jamaica up, eating after muddy fall

A ROPE harness was used to rescue much-loved pet horse Jamaica after she lost her footing and slid down an embankment at about 7.30am on Thursday 20 July. Owner Brenda Robinson, of Frankston-Flinders...

Level crossing removal bidders face off

SHORTLISTED bidders were announced Tuesday 18 July for the first package of level crossing removals on the Frankston line. Work at Seaford Rd and the Patterson River Bridge will start early next year...

Police boost patrols on Young Street

FRANKSTON police said Wednesday they would be upping their profile in works-besieged Young St and in surrounding streets and lanes. Station Commander Senior Sergeant Michael Lamb said increased foot ...