Bus to help youth work

POLICE youth resource officers (YROS) were frustrated by poor attendances at programs to help disadvantaged youth reconnect with the community. Then they discovered that young people faced problems g...

‘Struggle town’ alarm

ALARMING evidence gathered in a report about the most disadvantaged areas across Australia has found “disadvantage is entrenched” in Frankston North. The Dropping off the Edge 2015 report by advocacy...

Edgy talks a work in progress

A COMMUNITY group formed to save the Mentone Hotel from a redevelopment remains hopeful a new pub can be opened on the ground floor of the iconic building. Save The Edgy representatives met with the ...

Schools review needs special focus

A STATEWIDE review of the needs of school students with disabilities could benefit Aspendale’s Yarrabah School. Education Minister James Merlino launched the Program for Students with Disabilities re...

Woman arrested following Seaford Assault

Frankston Crime Investigation Unit detectives have charged a 59-year-old woman with intentionally cause serious injury following a serious assault in Seaford on Saturday evening. Police were called t...

Divisive freeway servo set to open

THE southbound freeway service centre on Peninsula Link at Baxter is scheduled to open on Thursday. It will end controversy that has lasted more than five years and saw Mornington Peninsula Shire cou...

Getting a kick out of helping others

NEW Chelsea Rotary president Ian Button believes the real strength of the 105-year-old organisation is getting people to talk to each other. “We are very good at networking and making the best use of...

It’s on like Donkey Kong

ANY goodwill between Frankston Labor MP Paul Edbrooke and narrowly defeated Liberal candidate for Frankston Sean Armistead has disappeared in the wake of comments made by Mr Edbrooke in Parliament. T...