Cars burgled, items stolen

THEFTS from motor vehicles are becoming an all-too-common problem in the Patterson Lakes, Chelsea, and Bonbeach areas. Police are searching for offenders who ransacked a utility in Palm Beach Dr, Pat...

SES cash safe from cuts

FUNDING for State Emergency Service units will not be pared back in Kingston if the state government’s planned rate capping policy comes into force next financial year. Some Victorian councils, such ...

Snake shock find

COUNCIL workers got a shock last Monday (18 May) when they discovered a large boa constrictor nestled in a Seaford building. The snake is believed to have either escaped or have been dumped by an irr...

Seal deal for a good life

BEACHGOERS are being asked not to approach or feed a seal pup underneath Frankston pier. The female seal has made Frankston beach its temporary home after coming ashore early last week. Wildlife volu...

Kinder enrolments

CHANGES to Frankston Council’s Kindergarten Central Registration System have been finalised before the allocation of next year’s places in late July. Most of the existing system has been kept with 97...

FRANK space for creatives

ARTISTS and entrepreneurs are an intriguing mix at a new shared community space in Frankston. The Frankston Regional Artisan’s Network – also known as FRANK – has gathered together creatives and smal...

Face-fit image of woman’s assailant

POLICE have released a face-fit image of a man they wish to speak to regarding an assault in Frankston on Friday 8 May. In the incident, a woman was hit on the head with a piece of wood and then robb...

Dedication the McMannis Way

IT’S official. Former Frankston SES controller Brian McMannis has a street named in his honour. A street, off McCulloch Ave, near the organisation’s Seaford McCulloch Ave headquarters has been named ...

Budget boost for schools

THE Andrews government dubbed its first state budget announced earlier this month “the Education state” budget since $4 billion will be invested in Victoria’s education and skills sector. Frankston s...