Junior footy club gets finals axe

THE Mordialloc Redbacks Junior Football Club’s under-13 side has been booted from the 2019 finals after an AFL South East investigation found them guilty of playing an overage player. An AFL South Ea...

Man charged over Langwarrin death

Homicide Squad detectives have charged a man following the death of a child in Langwarrin on 2 September. Emergency services were called to an address in Potts Road about 4.10pm after reports that a ...

More trouble for Yacht Club building

NEGOTIATIONS to lease out a bottom floor section of the Yacht Club building have hit troubled waters. Frankston Council confirmed last week that negotiations to occupy the space, which has mostly sat...

MP defends mandatory reporting

FRANKSTON MP Paul Edbrooke revealed his father’s story of survival in an emotional defence of mandatory reporting legislation which would force priests to report confessions of sexual abuse. Mr Edbro...

Apartments ‘no longer safe’

A MORDIALLOC apartment complex has been evacuated amid safety concerns. An inspection of the complex by a Victorian Building Authority panel on 22 August led to the building being vacated. The panel ...

Summer beachgoer disruption ‘crazy’

A REPORT will be prepared for Kingston Council to help determine if Bay Trail works will prove disruptive for beachgoers over summer. Councillors voted at their 26 August meeting to ask council offic...

Cancer screening participation ‘low’

LESS than half of eligible Frankston residents are taking part in the national bowel cancer screening program, new figures have revealed. Dates released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welf...

Shire pushing hard line on jet skis

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council wants residents to back its hard line against jet skiers on Port Phillip beaches.  It is urging them to speak up in a Maritime Safety Victoria survey on a prop...