Australian Beach Games heads to Frankston

LOCK in your family for the Australia Day long weekend, January 26-28, and get down to the Frankston Waterfront where entry is free for a mammoth festival of live music, food trucks, sporting fun and...

Readers kept in suspense

THE top 10 books borrowed from Frankston libraries last year reveal local readers have a passion for suspense thrillers. Frankston Council revealed library members are thrill seekers when deciding to...

Elvis to hit Frankston

ELVIS is on the way to Frankston in the form of Ben Portsmouth, officially crowned the king of The King tribute singers by Elvis Presley Enterprises six years ago. Portsmouth, from Berkshire in the U...

Log lady carves art

WOMEN and chainsaws are not usually mentioned in the same sentence – except when the woman is chainsaw artist Angie Polglaze. The Hastings resident carves timber into eye-catching shapes and has won ...

BLUES AT THE BRIARS BACK FOR 2018

Fresh off the back of 2017’s epic festival, Blues At The Briars returns on February 24 for its sixth celebration of blues and roots music on the Peninsula. A combination of great music, amazing food ...

Big turnout expected for exhibition

THE Peninsula Woodturners Guild’s  “Woodturning in the Park” Exhibition will run from 18-23 January 2018 10am to 4pm each day. Entry is free, as is parking in the grounds of the McClelland Gallery an...

Sand sculptures tell tales

THANKFULLY it took less than 1001 nights to build the latest attraction on Frankston’s foreshore telling the tales of Aladdin, Sinbad the Sailor, Ali Baba and the forty thieves and other Arabian Nigh...

Super strummers in tune

IT is an instrument that conjures an image of tropical breezes and happy times. The ukulele; quirky and fun, it quickly brings a smile to the faces of those listening to its sound. But this story abo...

Life and times of legendary Bob Dylan

AN uncanny likeness of His Bobness is heading down the highway to visit Kingston as part of a state tour celebrating the life, times and music of Bob Dylan. DYLANesque – The Bob Dylan Story wil...