Students get creative in classroom

NEPEAN School students and teachers are proud of their latest art project – a series of kinetic sculptures powered by the sun, wind and rain. They couldn’t wait to show off their efforts to Creative ...

No station patrols ‘public risk’

THE Andrews government has been accused of putting public safety at risk during the upcoming trial of all-night public transports on weekends. Earlier this month the Labor state government announced ...

Police raid bikies’ bases

POLICE raided properties linked to the Coffin Cheaters Outlaw Motorcycle Gang at Lower Dandenong Rd, Parkdale, Connewarra Av, Aspendale and a factory in Jarrah Drive Braeside, 5.30am, Friday. The sim...

Teeth at the root of good health

A $207 MILLION grant to public dental services by the state government will allow Central Bayside Community Health Services in Parkdale to treat clients with new and upgraded dental equipment. The st...

Snapper down, but not out

ALTHOUGH the number of snapper spawned in Port Phillip last year Was less than in previous years Fisheries Victoria executive director, Travis Dowling, says it is “nothing to be alarmed about”. Mr Do...

Night bust catches poachers

TWO men will be charged on summons after they were allegedly caught taking abalone at Portsea on Friday 7 August. Their haul was over the catch limit and in the closed season. Fisheries officers patr...

Beach rescue sees bravery rewarded

WHEN Jackson Hillier heard a young girl was in strife in the waters off Frankston beach he did not hesitate. The teenager plunged into the sea and began a rescue effort that saved a 17-year-old girl’...

Gang bashing

UP to 10 youths are being sought by Frankston police after bashing two men at Carrum Downs shopping centre, 9pm, Friday 7 August. Two members of the group, which was described by police as Islander i...

Thief cops spray

A WOULD-BE car thief got a soaking when he attempted to hijack a Frankston man’s car, 7.15pm, 29 July. The offender, armed with a silver meat cleaver, approached the 23-year-old victim washing his ca...