Short but sweet film set for Cannes

A TOUCHING short film by Mt Eliza filmmaker Michael Raso will screen at the internationally renowned Cannes Film Festival next month. His six-minute entry, Solitude, sponsored by the American Pavilio...

Heater blamed for Centrelink fire

A FIRE at the Centrelink offices in Frankston last week was probably caused by a portable heater igniting flammable material, firefighters say. The Frankston brigade responded to an alarm and “multip...

Anzac Day game for lost teammate

FORMER teammate Jordan Penpraze will be in the thoughts of Mornington and Frankston baseball club players when they contest a memorial game on the Anzac Day weekend. Sapper Jordan Ronald Penpraze pla...

Dolphins face AFL grilling

THE playing future of the Frankston Football Club hinges on a must-win presentation to AFL chiefs on 30 June. That deadline is concentrating the mind of new Dolphins general manager Gary Buckenara as...

Voters’ who don’t reply face fines

MOST infringement notices issued to those deemed not to have voted at last year’s Frankston City Council elections were because no response was received to apparent-failure-to-vote notices, the Victo...

Work starts on CFA’s new home

EDITHVALE’S new CFA station is a step closer after Emergency Services Minister James Merlino took a sledgehammer to the old fire station yesterday (Tuesday 11 April). He and Mordialloc MP Tim Richard...

Tourist hot spot hit by scammers

ONE of the main Mornington Peninsula tourist drawcards has lost an estimated $40,000 in an on-line ticketing scam. Peninsula Hot Springs, at Fingal, is one of at least nine high profile Victorian ven...

Charges follow home invasion 

A MORNINGTON man is expected to be charged with home invasion and aggravated burglary on Wednesday afternoon after a break-in to a Frankston North house, 3.45am, yesterday (Tuesday 4 April). Detectiv...

Cigs theft bust

DETECTIVES believe a cigarette burglary operation covering Frankston, Langwarrin, Seaford and surrounding suburbs has been scuttled with a couple of arrests last week.  Detective Leading Senior Const...