Dumper fined

A DUMPER has been fined $16,000 after Frankston Council took court action to prosecute the offender. The offender was found guilty at Frankston Magistrates’ Court in June and mayor Cr Colin Hampton s...

Internet scammers target the unwary

SCAMMERS falsely claiming to be NBN Co representatives have been asking for personal information and financial details under the pretence of switching internet services to the national broadband netw...

Search arrest

POLICE arrested a man, in Aspendale last Wednesday (4 July) following a search a property. Police executed a search warrant at a 32-year-old man’s Aspendale home shortly before 8am. Investigators all...

Guitar returned

A STOLEN guitar was returned to its rightful owner thanks to a tip-off from a shop owner. Police said a Frankston Local Cash Sales manager called the Frankston Crime Investigation Unit after “a suspi...

Furniture thief nabbed

AN unsanctioned removalist who stole furniture from two homes for sale in Seaford over the past two months (“‘Everything’ goes”, The Times 5/7/18) has been arrested by police. Frankston Detective Sen...

Business chamber ‘goes bust’ shock

THE members of a major business chamber group in Frankston will vote later this month on putting the organisation into voluntary administration. The Frankston Business Network (FBN), also known as th...

Jetty opens up

A LONG debated and awaited new public jetty has officially opened at Patterson Lakes’ Inner Harbour. The state government funded a $499,000 rebuild of the crumbling jetty with taxpayers’ money and Me...

Yacht club plan sails on

RATEPAYERS will pay the full cost of a rebuild of the ageing Parkdale Yacht Club building after state politicians declined to contribute taxpayers’ money to the project. Kingston councillors at June’...

New station gets office fit-out

RATEPAYERS will come to the aid of firefighters amid a slight funding shortfall to fit out its new Edithvale fire station. A new Country Fire Authority station was built on Station Street after the s...

A man who freely makes time for others

THE old adage: “If you want something done ask the busiest person to do it” could have been referring to Mornington man Roy Francis. Last year’s Victorian Senior of the Year, Mr Francis, 77, is a can...