Body found in bay

A MAN’S body was spotted by a passer-by floating in the bay at the base of Olivers Hill, 6.30am, Wednesday 14 February. Water Police retrieved the body. The circumstances surrounding the man’s death ...

Mobile kitchen help gets knocked back

A REVEREND named a Citizen of the Year by Frankston Council last year says he is disappointed council will not financially support a mobile kitchen trailer to dish out meals to homeless and disadvant...

Drinks ‘dumped’

FRANKSTON is one of eight councils across Victoria participating in the first stage of the VicHealth Water in Sports grant program to promote “healthy choices” at sports club canteens and kiosks. Cou...

Bikes go missing

A SPATE of bike thefts is keeping police busy. Detective Sergeant Shane Cashman, of Kingston CIU, said a man walked into the Mordialloc Bicycle Centre in Beach Road, Mordialloc, mid-afternoon, Thursd...

Wine ‘walks’ away

A MAN, pictured, who twice stole several bottles of wine from a liquor store in Chelsea Heights is being sought by police. The man entered the Wells Road business, 1pm, Saturday 24 January, picked up...

Patterson River survey say

THE Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) is seeking community feedback on how they use the Patterson River area, and how it should be transformed. DELWP is working to create a ...

Sea day lays safety groundwork

FRANKSTON Multicultural Centre volunteer Andrew Jang, 17, is living proof of the benefits of beach education days at Frankston beach. Like many at the Tuesday 23 January education day put on by Life ...

Walking to talk on mental health care

THE shortage of safe, long-term accommodation for those affected by mental illness in Frankston and on the Mornington Peninsula has one man fearing for the plight of a family member. John Bradford, o...

Speeding charges

A 24 YEAR-OLD Botanic Ridge man riding a Kawasaki 650 motorcycle was clocked at 173kph on the Frankston Freeway, Tuesday 30 January. Somerville Highway Patrol police said they spotted the bike in the...

Health Minister for lunch by the bay

FEDERAL Health Minister Greg Hunt will outline the federal government’s commitment to creation of a nationally recognised health and education precinct at Frankston when he addresses a business lunch...