Hunt converts to same-sex marriage cause

ONGOING tensions within the Liberal Party over the legalisation of same-sex marriage have been downplayed by federal MP for Flinders Greg Hunt. A passionate Mr Hunt told The Times last Friday he beli...

Allies plan to fight crime

POLICE, security companies, retailers, major shopping chains and municipalities joined forces last week to plan how to better combat crime in Frankston and on the Mornington Peninsula. The Frankston ...

Thieves ruin the show

FIRST online pirates stole the TV show Game of Thrones by illegally downloading the medieval fantasy epic to watch and now thieves have stolen armour similar to that worn in the HBO production. A sui...

Crumbs! Loafer’s bread dump mystery

SOMEONE has done their dough and puzzled Aspendale Gardens residents are rising to the challenge of trying to solve the case of the mystery bread dumper. Earlier this month, sometime during the weeke...

Hang up or face fine

BAYSIDE police detected 27 drivers using mobile phones during the first days of Operation Distrait in Bayside and Glen Eira this week. In the operation, which will run from August to October, police ...

Creative minds whir

ASPIRING young filmmakers have only days to enter this year’s International Youth Silent Film Festival being run by Kingston Arts next month. Entries must be lodged by midnight Tuesday 1 September. F...

Man assaulted on street in Frankston

A man has suffered facial injuries after he was assaulted during an armed robbery in Frankston last month. Investigators have been told the 18-year-old was walking along Cranbourne Road when he saw a...

Videos may hold clue to air tragedy

POLICE are investigating whether any video footage was taken by a gyrocopter pilot before his fatal crash at Cannons Creek on Sunday last week. They are also seeking anyone who may have witnessed or ...

Vegies given the chop

A MT ELIZA restaurateur has been billed $2000 by Mornington Peninsula Shire to reinstate a garden bed outside his eatery. The fine comes after the council last week ripped out his well-established ke...

Students go to mosque for lesson on Islam

STUDENTS from Padua College, Mornington, were given a glimpse into the world of Islam during a visit to a mosque in Langwarrin. For the second year running the college has visited the Bait-ul-Salam M...