Young citizens top of their game

KINGSTON’S Young Citizen of the Year Awards has seen a trio of young achievers recognised for community engagement in the municipality. Laura Vandersluys, 25, deputy chair of the Victorian Youth Cong...

Cottage cafe brews training

A NEW cafe with a difference has opened its doors at Sages Cottage farm in Baxter. The Harvest Cafe provides hospitality training for people with disabilities as part of a joint collaboration between...

Straying nudes risk fines

NUDE bathers in undesignated areas at Moondah beach, Mt Eliza, risk being fined under the Summary Offence Act. The issue came to a head when a Mt Eliza resident contacted the council to complain abou...

Slow down plea

WHILE most people know to slow down when they see an emergency vehicle ahead with red and blue lights flashing, or an alarm sounding, few know that it is actually breaking the law to pass at more tha...

House gutted

A FRANKSTON home previously raided by police was gutted on Wednesday morning (25 April) in a fire deemed suspicious by authorities. CFA firefighters were called to the Skye Road property at about 5am...

Fast food thieves take off with the lot

TWO men with their faces covered threatened staff at the Hungry Jacks restaurant in Nepean Highway, Mornington, last week before stealing cash from the till and safe. Detective Sergeant Peter Drake, ...

Chain pain for rider

Somerville Highway Patrol officers intercepted a motorbike in Brunel Road, Somerville at 2am on Monday 16 April because a blue tape altered its number plate. The rider was not keen to speak to police...

Kids on board

A woman had her car impounded after she was allegedly caught drink driving with children in the car at Frankston in the afternoon on Friday 13 April. Frankston police saw a red Toyota sedan driving c...

Police car rammed

A CAR with stolen plates rammed a police car at about 1.45am on Cranbourne Road, Frankston on Friday 13 April. The vehicle took off at high speed and evaded police who decided not to pursue since it ...