Centre staff take early leave

THE Mahogany Neighbourhood Centre’s management committee have decided to hand over the keys to Frankston Council and walk away before Christmas. Council had indicated it would take control of the cen...

Mystery around ducks’ death

A SEAFORD resident was shocked to find only the heads of his two pet ducks when he checked on them last Tuesday morning. The brown and white ducks had their heads “twisted off” – possibly by a callou...

Leadership the McMannis way

WHEN Brian McMannis was Frankston SES controller for nearly three decades, emergency services volunteers did things the McMannis way. Now, the McMannis way will be immortalised after Frankston counci...

‘No chance’ for marina plan

A BOATING marina at the base of Olivers Hill is no nearer to becoming reality despite a petition with more than 2000 signatures being handed over to Frankston Council. The petition signed by 2052 peo...

Scientist wants bay scallops on the menu

THE state government issued one licence for scallops to be hand-harvested in Port Phillip earlier this year, ending a 17-year ban on commercial harvesting, but one of the men who proved scallop viabi...

Raw milk warning

THE recent tragic death of a Mornington Peninsula child after drinking raw cow’s milk has prompted Frankston and Mornington Peninsula health officers to visit retailers suspected of selling the produ...

Fond farewell for a ‘Rat of Tobruk’

A PROUD soldier thought to be one if the last remaining ‘Rats of Tobruk’ was farewelled by his wife, friends and RSL colleagues at Gateway/Grant funerals in Chelsea Heights yesterday. Richard Charles...