Guards savaged in brawl

TWO security staff were badly injured in a brawl at The Sands Hotel, Carrum Downs, Saturday 25 August. Detective Senior Constable Darren Paxton, of Frankston police, said three men and one woman were...

Left-turn drivers must veer

DRIVERS unsure how to correctly turn left from Coolart Road into Frankston-Flinders Road heading towards Peninsula Link and Frankston are causing problems, police say. To solve the problem they must ...

MPJFL comments blindside Mt Eliza

THE Mornington Peninsula Junior Football League has backflipped on comments made two weeks ago about their scheduling difficulties for the junior footy finals series. MPJFL senior vice president Paul...

Bicycles burgled

THREE bicycles have gone missing in Ward Street, Cheltenham. One bike was a black and red Giant ATX 2, the other was a blue and white Fuji Roubaix 1.1, and the last one was a black and grey Reid Urba...

Cash for classes at community centre

THE Patterson Lakes Community Centre is set to receive a funding boost from the state government, with nearly $15,000 of ratepayers’ money to be directed to the centre. The centre is one of 162 commu...

The day the music died

AN Ibanez brand electric guitar valued at $4,500 was among a large list of expensive items stolen from a house in Maribou Place, Aspendale on 25 August. Offenders broke into the house through the bac...

Rotary honours leaders

FATHER Bob Maguire was the headline act at a Chelsea Rotary Club event on 14 August, as he was made a Paul Harris Fellow for the second time by the club in recognition for his community work. Pastor ...

Lifesaver a top Victorian volunteer

A YOUNG lifesaver has been recognised for over a decade of volunteer work with the Bonbeach Life Saving Club by being nominated for the Premier’s Volunteer Champion Awards. Carrum VCE student Chelsey...

Foundation spreads message

AN ORGANISATION that wants the law in Victoria changed to protect victims of domestic violence gathered in Frankston this month to spread its message. Red Rose Foundation members held up signs on You...

Projects aim to pick up votes

VOTING for a state government Pick My Project community grant initiative is now open with 36 projects in the Frankston area eligible for funding. At least $1 million in funding will be made available...