Volunteer ‘takes a break’

LOOKING for “something worthwhile” to do to help the community first attracted Langwarrin’s Marie Wright to volunteer at the former Citizen’s Advice Bureau in Frankston. Now – 45 years later – she th...

Shaw a target for unions, women

ACCUSATIONS of political “thuggery” in Frankston have begun to fly in the lead-up to November’s state election. An online pro-choice campaign targeting independent Frankston MP Geoff Shaw over his an...

Elderly couple flees armed ‘invader’

AN elderly couple was forced to flee their home after an armed man burst into their lounge room during a dramatic siege in Frankston last week. The couple’s home in Reid St was one of three propertie...

Postcodes may be key to drug sites

THE postcodes of drug users visiting Frankston’s methadone outlets will be collected to help authorities identify the best locations for methadone outlets in other areas. The short-term tactic is aim...

Protest hinders wedge land sale

A SLICE of Langwarrin land put up for sale failed to attract any bids at auction last Friday after environmentalists made it clear to prospective buyers it would be difficult to build residential hom...

Firey welcome on menu

A NEWLY opened Frankston restaurant inadvertently found itself at the centre of a political stoush last week after Liberal candidate for Frankston Sean Armistead called the manager of The Groove Trai...

Labor hopefuls a family affair

A MOTHER and daughter are hoping to win neighbouring seats for the Labor Party at the November state election. While Sonia Kilkenny has already been appointed the candidate for Carrum, her mother Rae...