Car teeters over ledge

A WOMAN reversing her car up a steep driveway in Frankston South may have panicked and hit the accelerator instead of the brake, causing her car to roll forward and teeter alarmingly over the edge of...

Towie loses arm

A TOW TRUCK driver winching aboard a broken down car on Peninsula Link had his arm ripped off when his rig was struck by a speeding motorist, 3.30pm, Tuesday 14 November. The 30-year-old Hampton Park...

Rooftop protest for refugees

WHILE the federal government repeatedly refuses New Zealand’s offer to provide a home for 150 Manus Island refugees, activists have staged a protest over the Hastings office of Flinders Liberal MP Gr...

Dispute turns violent

A DISPUTE between neighbours in Mordialloc erupted into violence over the weekend when an elderly man was allegedly hit over the head with a hammer. Police allege a verbal argument in Barkly St got o...

Beach thefts

MORDIALLOC beachgoers were robbed of valuables on Monday afternoon. Police said a Caucasian youth, Maori youth and Caucasian girl, all aged about 16, were suspected of stealing numerous items from ba...

Bins out, in and now improved

FIRST the bins were out, then they were back in. Now rubbish bins at Patterson River are getting an upgrade thanks to the state government. Parks Victoria recently reversed a decision to remove the b...

Tolerance the talk on human rights

HUMAN rights advocate and lawyer Julian Burnside QC will be guest speaker at a Kingston For Human Rights event this month. The high-profile and outspoken barrister, an advocate for refugees, will tal...

‘Hard line’ against synthetic cannabis

FRANKSTON detectives say they will take a hardline approach against the sellers of synthetic cannabis now the practice has been criminalised. Legislation passed by state Parliament on 1 November proh...