Hastings the most costly port option

THE latest “discussion paper” released by Infrastructure Victoria estimates building a container port at Hastings will cost more than double that of developing a new port at Bay West, inside Port Phi...

Police search for Tiara Howard

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 12-year-old Tiara Howard. Tiara was last seen at an address in Taketa Crescent, Frankston on 14 March at 11.30pm. Police hold concern...

Cars, property stolen

THREE cars, cash and computer equipment were stolen from two properties in Waterways, 3.50am, Monday 13 March. The thieves stole $800 from a man’s wallet and car keys from a Volkswagen Golf parked in...

‘Wrong girl’ charged

A CHELSEA man saw three women – one armed with a claw hammer and another a tomahawk – inside his neighbour’s garage, 7.20am, Saturday 11 March. One of the women was allegedly carrying a TV set. When ...

Uber driver assaulted

AN Uber driver was warned, “Don’t call the police or I will shoot you” by one of two men who attacked and robbed him in Wells Rd Chelsea, 2.30am, Monday 13 March. The 28-year-old, of Pascoe Vale, had...

Youth stabbed

A YOUTH was stabbed as he walked along a foreshore path off Beach Rd, Mentone, 10pm, Saturday 11 March. The 17-year-old, of Chelsea Heights, was with a friend when he was punched in the face by an un...

Students join patrol clean-up

CHELSEA beach is a whole lot cleaner after more than 38kg of rubbish was collected last Wednesday (8 March) by the dedicated volunteers of Chelsea Beach Patrol and some enthusiastic school students. ...

Chance to pass baton

FRANKSTON’S leaders and achievers will have a chance to carry the Queen’s baton when it travels through the city during the 2018 Queen’s Baton Relay. The baton will be in Frankston on Sunday 11 Febru...

All fired up for kids’ fun run vs train

IT gobbles fuel and emits smoke and steam like a legendary dragon, but the historic 75-year-old steam train K163 is a drawcard for children where it is stabled at Moorooduc railway station. The engin...

Nursing careers a family focus

LITTLE girls often want to grow up to be just like “mum”, and Langwarrin nurse Emily McCulloch has done just that –  completing her graduate year at Peninsula Health almost 30 years after her m...