Cooking up a storm in cancer fight

SEVEN barbecue “pit masters” from Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula went dish for dish to raise money for cancer services at Peninsula Health last week. The cook-off was not for the faint-hearte...

Man run down, robbed

A PEDESTRIAN feared for his life after the driver of a utility chased him and ran him down in Stotts Lane, Frankston South, early Thursday morning. The 41-year-old Albanvale man was taken to Franksto...

Signing on dotted lines for OAM

LANGWARRIN’S Robert Bolch was recognised for service to the community of the Mornington Peninsula in this month’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List. The 80-year-old justice of the peace can now add OAM a...

Dance goes on for mentor teacher

PASSING on ballet skills to the next generations of dancers has earned Sandra McKay an Order of Australia for services to the performing arts, especially ballet, in this month’s Queen’s Birthday Hono...

Hospital in deep on sleep

A MEDICAL specialist who helps people with potentially life-threatening sleep conditions has been named as an OAM in the Queen’s Birthday Honours List this month. Associate professor David Langton re...

Wrong way, go back

A SILVER Great Wall utility drove south – in the north-bound lane – of Nepean Highway, Frankston, last week, with concerned police shadowing it on the left side of the road. Sergeant Phil Hulley, of ...

Derelict house fire

A SMALL explosion caused a fire at a derelict house in Hall Rd, Carrum Downs, last week, but did only minor damage. The long-vacant brick veneer – with many smashed windows and covered in graffiti – ...

Police looking for prime mover suspect

Kingston police are investigating a truck theft in Braeside earlier this month. Investigators have been told two male offenders attended a Malcolm Road business premises about 8.30pm on 11 June. They...

Fun rides are group therapy

THE joys of pony riding are felt even more intensely by the disabled, who experience a special sense of relaxation and deep affinity with their charges. This is understood by members of Riding for th...

Cash order refused

A MAN held up a kitchen knife and demanded money at an Edithvale service station but the attendant refused to hand anything over, 8.30pm, Saturday 17 June. The attendant, 25, was outside the Station ...