Drones focus of marine safety push

DRONES will be the focus of a state government push to protect marine life in Port Phillip Bay. This comes as Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning officers begin marine mammal patrols ...

Driving to learning success

THE road to getting a driver’s licence can be paved with a few speed bumps but the L2P program gives young people the chance to clock up the 120 hours of driving under supervision learner drivers nee...

Ansett land sale raises concerns

THE sale of the final parcel of land held by the trustees of the late Sir Reginald Ansett estate in Mt Eliza next month is being described by the selling agents as having potential for “redevelopment...

Mobility scooter man killed

A MAN riding a mobility scooter died after being struck by a car in Langwarrin, Wednesday night (1 November). Emergency services were called to McClelland Drive after the incident which involved a To...

Racist abuse before gun threat at servo

A FRANKSTON man who allegedly shouted racist abuse at a motorist at a service station lifted his shirt to reveal a handgun tucked into his pants, 2.10am, Saturday 21 October. Acting Detective Sergean...

Surf’s up for new savers

MAKE this summer the start of a lifetime lifesaving journey. That’s the call from Frankston Life Saving Club as it seeks new surf life savers. Club lifesaving director Ash Presser said the club wants...

School scoops more awards

AN ASPENDALE school has seen years of work on its Sustainability Precinct since 2013 featuring an outdoor kitchen, vegetable gardens and animal enclosures pay off with two big wins at Sustainability ...

Tips jar stolen

POLICE are searching for a man who allegedly stole a tips jar from a Mentone store on Monday 25 September. At about 12.40pm, a man stole a muffin from the Como Parade West store as well as the jar co...

Remembrance Day services

FRANKSTON RSL Remembrance Day services will be held on three days this month. The events will commemorate the 99th anniversary of the end of World War I. Remembrance services will be held at: Frankst...

‘Dunny debate’ finally at end

THE long-running debate over demolishing the Granary Lane toilet block in Mentone has come to an end after councillors voted to keep the existing building but close it to the public. The public conve...