Funding wanted for farm expansion

WALLARA Australia launched a campaign last week to raise money towards expanding their Sages Cottage, Baxter site. Not-for-profit Wallara Australia hosts programs for people with disabilities at the ...

Car theft arrests

DETECTIVES have rounded up a group which allegedly stole five cars and items from other cars in a series of raids in Mt Eliza and Mt Martha, 11-16 November. Detective Senior Constable Andrew Hodgson,...

Pier drama leads to fundraiser

FRESH from rescuing a swimmer in danger under Frankston pier, Senior Constable Julie Morris is planning an endurance swim between the Frankston and Mornington piers in January to raise money for the ...

Frankston an ‘accessible’ city

COOPER Smith is a 14-year-old living with cerebral palsy. He relies on a wheelchair to make his way around, but the young Seaford man doesn’t let his disability stop him from exploring Frankston. Coo...

Assault investigated

POLICE are investigating the assault and robbery of a teenager in Dingley Village last month. An 18-year-old man was on a Dandenong-bound bus from Mentone railway station on 9 October. He got off the...

Thief dashes from dentist

A BURGLARY from a Moorabbin dental surgery is being investigated by police. Kingston crime investigation unit detectives believe that an unknown offender broke into the Nepean Highway dental practice...

Skaters roll for respect

A ROLLER derby was the first event held in the local “16 days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence” campaign. The campaign is underway across the Kingston municipality, and aims to shine a light...

Boat app launched

AN app to help keep boaties up to date with the weather and water conditions was launched last week. The Boating Vic app was unveiled by the state government at a press conference at Patterson River ...

Man saved from pier drowning

RESCUING a swimmer struggling in rough water under Frankston pier was all in a day’s work for police woman Julie Morris. The senior constable and her sergeant were responding to a distress call on th...

War of words over ward funding

DEBATE about a proposal to spend over $16 million on facilities in North West Ward broke down into arguments, bickering, and shouting from across the chamber at council’s 18 November meeting. Council...