Line shutdown ‘pain’ on way

FRANKSTON line commuters face short-term travel pain for long-term gain with sections of the railway tracks set to be closed for weeks on end while level crossings are removed. Eleven level crossings...

Properties on market to pay yoga debts

CREDITORS have so far lodged claims of $2.334 million against Shiva Yoga Inc, which went into voluntary liquidation in April. The organisation’s main assets are three houses in Mt Eliza, two in Petre...

‘Brave’ witness makes arrest easy

A HELPFUL witness watched as a man allegedly stole the number plates from a car parked at a Carrum Downs service station. She then photographed his getaway car, and returned to report the crime to th...

Underage cigs sales crackdown

FRANKSTON tobacco retailers failed the proof-of-age test last month. When council officers conducted 45 test-purchases, 10 were made to children. Breaching the law is costly: Penalty infringements of...

Frankston stands alone

CONCERNS around governance and transparency have caused Frankston Council to leave the Municipal Association of Victoria. Council decided not to renew its membership of the peak body representing cou...

Legacy will be heard loud and clear

A WAR veteran’s family has bridged a gap between generations with the gift of a World War II era musical instrument to Patterson River Secondary College. A trumpet played by Neil Richard Webb, who pa...

Long-term education VIEW

CHELSEA’S Mary Daly said the recent VIEW Club lunch at Settlers Run Golf and Country Club celebrated the work the club was doing, and helped raise funds for its Learning for Life Program. A highlight...

The axe man cometh

AN axe-wielding bandit held up the IGA supermarket in Follett Rd, Cheltenham, 4.20pm, Friday, and escaped with a quantity of cash. The man, dressed in dark clothing and wearing a black balaclava, was...

Game over for space invaders

PARKING woes could soon be eased in areas where residential development is prevalent. An influx of new residents in homes in Mordialloc, Moorabbin and Cheltenham has seen streets clogged with parked ...