Monkey bike crash teen gets bail

CARRUM Downs teenager Caleb Jakobsson has been granted bail after fatally injuring a mother-of-two in a monkey-bike accident last month. Justice Phillip Priest told the 18-year-old, who is due back i...

Homes a mobile move for young disabled

NEW housing built in Frankston will offer some independence to younger people with disabilities who have previously lived in aged care nursing homes. The housing in Lardner Rd was officially opened l...

Yarn art trail inspires

IMAGINATIONS young and old will be treated to a display of interesting creations on Longbeach Place’s storybook yarn art trail running throughout October. Residents are invited to wander about the co...

Casting an eye on snapper anglers

FISHERIES officers are out to make sure anglers follow snapper bag and size limits in Western Port and Port Phillip bays. Anyone caught over the limit will face $433 on-the-spot fines for each offenc...

Cemetery plot kills business plans

BUSINESS owners have called on the state government to quickly end uncertainty over a planned memorial park in Kingston’s Green Wedge so they can get on with investing in future business plans. South...

Grants for coast works

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council will receive $50,000 to upgrade Caraar Creek coastal cliff pathways and $27,000 to improve beach access at the northern end of Moondah Beach, Mt Eliza. The grants a...

Free dental check-ups smiles better

IT’S smiles all round for Frankston North residents who will now be offered free dental check-ups thanks to a partnership between new Peninsula Health and Frankston Council. Frankston mayor Cr Sandra...

Copper raids at building sites

COPPER cabling valued at tens of thousands of dollars has been stolen in a series of overnight raids on building sites in Carrum Downs and Skye. Five sites have been hit since June, with offenders us...

Woman trapped after collision

A CLYDE woman was taken to Frankston hospital with leg injuries, Thursday (15 October), after her Suzuki sedan was hit from behind by a truck towing a prime mover in Thompson Rd, near McCormick’s Rd,...

Coping with the challenges of caring

EVERY carer has a story. Those caring for a loved one with a mental illness – and coping with the changes to their own lives – can be unsure how, or where, to get help. Peninsula Health’s carer consu...