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...

Police centre nears completion

THE new Somerville police complex – not to be confused with a police “station” – is nearing completion but neither police nor contractors could set a finish date last week. The $16.3 million two-stor...

Robbery suspect charged in hospital

A SEAFORD man was placed under guard at Frankston Hospital after the car he is alleged to have stolen was involved in a series of accidents on Frankston-Dandenong Rd last Tuesday evening (11 August)....

Police search for burglars in Frankston

Police are appealing for public assistance after two men broke into the Frankston RSL last month. It is believed two men forced entry via a roller door of a storage facility of the RSL on Cranbourne ...

Thieves target cages

UNDERGROUND storage facilities – or “cages” – are being targeted by burglars, especially in Mentone. Kingston police are investigating seven cases of theft from the cages which may contain racing cyc...

Kinders visits in political spotlight

THE kid gloves are off between Kingston councillors and MPs over visits to kindergartens. Councillors narrowly voted at the latest public council meeting to force kindergarten committees to tell coun...

It’s best to get breasts checked

SCREENING rates for breast cancer in the Carrum and Frankston electorates are among the lowest across the state, according to new data. BreastScreen Victoria noted participation rates for 2012-14 rev...