Reserve volunteers thanked by council

FEARS over flora and fauna not being looked after at the Frankston Nature Conservation Reserve were aired at a Frankston Council public meeting on 22 May. Councillors, apart from Cr Steve Toms and th...

Walking on side of the wild

A WEEK-LONG walk starting on World Environment Day (Monday 5 June) is promoting the retention of wildlife habitats in Frankston and across the Mornington Peninsula. The Great Mornington Peninsula Bus...

Raider steals bikes

A RAM-RAIDER smashed a utility vehicle through the front window of a cycle shop in Braeside on the weekend and stole three high-end bikes valued at $22,500. CCTV shows the man, wearing a motorbike he...

Boys run amok

SCHOOL boys allegedly used a piece of wood to smash their way into the Carrum Seaford Scout hall and steal a kayak, 1pm, Wednesday 24 May. A man working on his house in Whatley St, Carrum, said he he...

Play centre break in

A BURGLAR spent 10 minutes trying to break into shops in a Wells Rd, Chelsea Heights, shopping centre, 5.50am, Saturday 13 May. CCTV footage also shows the man attempting to break into a parked car. ...

Kitchen of distinction gets nod

A NEW kitchen will rise from the ashes of a fire at Patterson Lakes Community Centre after councillors agreed to fund a commercial-grade kitchen at a cost of about $40,000 including appliances. South...

Joshua’s 24 hour MS splash

AN upsetting customer service experience made Joshua Kaiser determined to pool his swimming skills to make a difference. The former coffee shop worker became friendly with a regular customer who late...

Container port plans sink

THE state government has been told that it should rule out Hastings for the state’s next container port on economic and environment grounds. Infrastructure Victoria last week recommended that a conta...

Scouts decamp in revamp

A SCOUTS group says it had planned to “Be Prepared” to move from a hall at Carrum Downs Recreation Reserve but talks with Frankston Council about help to relocate became muddied amid claims from coun...