Stabbing charge

A MAN has been arrested and charged in relation to an alleged stabbing in Clarinda, Wednesday 13 March. Kingston Crime Investigation unit detectives swooped on the 21-year-old Frankston man after he ...

Help avoiding possum deaths

WILDLIFE carers say the deaths of hundreds of possums earlier this month could have been avoided if suburban gardens were made more wildlife friendly. The aftermath of successive days of high tempera...

Five drivers caught on meth

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol caught five people in Frankston overnight on Tuesday 12 March driving with drugs in their system. A 30-year-old woman was pulled over on Skye Road at little before 11pm and ...

Gumtree sale gone wrong

A 24 YEAR old Frankston man was arrested in Hastings on 11 March after a series of alleged car thefts. Frankston Crime Investigation Unit Detective Sergeant Luke Holmes said the man had been “prolifi...

Man blows over

A MAN found asleep at the wheel on Cranbourne Road near the Frankston Freeway at 5pm, 12 March has had his car impounded and been charged with multiple drink driving offences. The 35-year-old Langwar...

Train incident

TRANSIT detectives are investigating the attempted robbery of items belonging to a 55-year-old man who boarded a Frankston-bound train at Richmond station, 1.18am, 4 August last year. They have relea...

Aged care amendments put to bed

KINGSTON Councillors have voted to refuse to amend a permit to construct an aged care facility in Collins Street Mentone. The applicant, Mercy Health, confirmed to The News that they would be applyin...

Isaacs Liberal candidate confirmed

THE Liberal Party have confirmed their candidate for Isaacs in the upcoming federal election. Jeremy Hearn was preselected last week to stand as the candidate. He was named as a nominee in the Higgin...

Library construction booked in

MAJOR works are underway to refurbish the Dingley Village Library and Harold Box Hall. The library will be shut during 2019 while works are completed on the $5 million upgrades. “Our community will e...