Gardens flower on friends’ spirit

COLOURFUL plantings of grevillea, crackerjack and correa are making Mentone station and surrounds even more attractive for commuters. Friends of Mentone Station & Gardens last week established fo...

Wrong addressee

POLICE are pursuing a thief who robs letter boxes to steal people’s credit-card letters, and then attempts to trick banks into sending him their PIN details. Detective Senior Constable Amelia Faulkne...

Stabbing after argument

AN Edithvale man has been charged with intentionally causing serious injury after allegedly stabbing his mother and brother in a domestic dispute on Wednesday. The 23-year-old snapped after arguing w...

Honoured for empowering students

HELPING older residents take charge of their lives through their computer is a long-term passion for Longbeach PLACE teacher Chris Ewin. His skills and abilities in the area have been commended by hi...

Rowers can enter the dragon boat

THE Peninsula Dragonflys are encouraging breast cancer survivors to row, row, row a boat. The colourful dragon boat cruises along Patterson River at Carrum most Saturday mornings crewed by a team of ...

Footballers star on national stage

THE Big V, spearheaded by a Frankston duo, took it up to Australia’s other states at the National Paralympic 7-a-side Football Championships this month. Frankston striker Matthew Holland and speedy y...

Family violence up across Frankston

CRIME across Frankston has fallen 3.7 per cent but is likely to keep rising in the short term but police say this is a positive development. Figures for the 12 months to June this year released by th...

Rescuers save couple in surging seas

A BALL game at Frankston beach almost had fatal consequences for a teenage couple last Tuesday afternoon. Trying to retrieve the ball from the sea at about 2.45pm on Tuesday (6 October) an 18-year-ol...