No civic banner for refugees

A BANNER to welcome refugees visiting Frankston Council offices has been shot down by councillors. A majority of councillors at this month’s public council meeting declined to back a proposal by depu...

Councillor wants strength in numbers

A FRANKSTON councillor is pushing for council employees throughout Victoria to be subject to a single enterprise bargaining agreement. Cr Colin Hampton, who described himself as a former EBA negotiat...

Leadership leads to award

A FRANKSTON High School student has been recognised for ambassadorial and mentoring achievements as the winner of this year’s Roy Ward Leadership Prize. Danai Harawa, a year 12 student, was declared ...

Coward’s punch

POLICE are seeking help in identifying a man involved in an assault outside a takeaway near the Grand Hotel, Frankston, 2.20am, Saturday 1 July. The man allegedly knocked his victim out with a coward...

Police seek offender

POLICE have released images of a man who allegedly assaulted a man in Frankston and then stole his bicycle. The victim, 42, was walking along Beach St on Tuesday 22 August when he was involved in a f...

Stay clear of hospitals

PEOPLE feeling unwell – especially with flu-like symptoms – should avoid visiting friends and family in hospital to limit the spread of the virus. That’s the plea from Peninsula Health, which is urgi...

Search for failed robber

POLICE are still searching for a man who used a boning knife in a failed attempt to rob an Edithvale service station in June. The man entered the Station St servo, 6.30pm, Saturday 17 June, and alleg...

Hunt for men after IED explodes

A GROUP of young men who ignited an improvised explosive device at a Carrum Primary School in July is being sought by police. The men walked over to the Walkers Rd school’s basketball court, 10.45pm,...

No citizenship drama for Dreyfus

ANY doubts over the eligibility of federal MP Mark Dreyfus to sit in Parliament have been quickly dispelled by the member for Isaacs. Mr Dreyfus has confirmed he faces no threat of being stood down u...