Mates enjoy a day on the bay

MATES Day on the Bay participants on Sunday again enjoyed good weather, enthusiastic guests and volunteers and even a haul of some big, red snapper… Organisers Lynette and Trevor Hogan, who have host...

Caught napping

A WOMAN found asleep in her car in Church Rd, Carrum, Thursday afternoon – with the engine running – has been charged with drug possession, theft, handling stolen goods, and possessing the proceeds o...

Visit Chelsea police, MP asks minister

MORDIALLOC Labor MP Tim Richardson has asked the Minister for Police to visit Chelsea Police Station “to hear from local police officers and get an update on some of the priorities in my local area”....

Blitz warns on creek pollutants

THREE businesses have been issued Environment Protection Authority pollution abatement notices because their actions have the potential to contaminate Mordialloc creek. Staff from the EPA, Kingston C...

Year of the copperhead snake

FORGET the Chinese Year of the Sheep or Goat, in terms of snakes in the Mornington Peninsula, Frankston and southeast region, it’s the year of the copperhead snake. Peninsula licensed wildlife ...

Wake in fright

AN elderly Langwarrin woman got a fright when she was woken by a man in her bedroom, 5am, Sunday last week. The woman, 82, bravely confronted the man, in his 20s, and told him to “get out”, police sa...

New war memorial build finally begins

WORK will start on the new Frankston War Memorial next month at Beauty Park after Frankston Council approved the final design of stage one of the $480,000 project. Councillors agreed to give the go a...

Rescuers awarded life-saving honours

LIFE Saving Victoria on Wednesday recognised the efforts of two young men who dived into rough waters off Frankston pier to rescue two teenagers from drowning (‘Rescuers save couple in surging seas’,...