Door to new life: Amanda Worswick and her dog Sally are the first new residents of a TAC secured units complex for crash survivors with ongoing injuries. Picture: Yanni

Homes are an independent move

A NEW housing development in Joy St has brought some much-needed happiness to eight seriously injured people thanks to a program aimed at helping crash survivors. The Transport Accident Commission se...
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Have you seen Kristy-Lee?

Police are appealing for the public’s help to locate Kristy-Lee Holbrook. The 17-year-old girl was last seen at an address on the Nepean Highway in Frankston on 21 December and has not been seen sinc...
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Ram raid

A DINGLEY Village man awoke when a white Holden ute with two men aboard reversed up his driveway and rammed into his garage door, 2.35am, Tuesday. The victim, 53, of Harrier Ct, confronted one of the...
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Night out ruined

A PATTERSON Lakes man was assaulted after a night out in Chelsea Heights and left with facial injuries and a possible fracture of his right arm. The man, 25, told police he and a few friends enjoyed ...
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Gun was ‘child’s play’

A MAN was arrested in Carrum after allegedly being found by police with an imitation handgun wrapped in a black balaclava hidden under his car’s front seat. He later told police he used the items to ...
Seeing doubles: Kilbreda twins (from left) Sarah, Laura, Grace, Emily, Mia, Briana, Lucy and Miranda are four of nine sets of twins at Kilbreda College. Picture: Gary Sissons

Twins join the throng

FOUR sets of twins starting school at Kilbreda College was news enough: the big news is they join nine sets of twins already there. The newcomers – all entering Year 7 last week – are identical twins...
Protest sign: A banner erected last year at the site of a planned Seaford apartment development.

Creekside complex ‘too dense’

OBJECTORS against a planned 157-apartment complex in Seaford intend to take their opposition to the development to the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. The Kananook Creek Association and ...
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Gun threat in servo robbery

A MAN and a woman brandishing a hand gun held up the Shell service station at Five Ways, Baxter, 6.10pm, Tuesday. Luckily, no one was hurt in the robbery in which the pair rode up on a motor cycle an...
Over the top: Thrill seekers make a splash for their mates at The Pillars, Mt Martha. Pictures: Facebook (jumpers)

The Pillars, and the perils of popularity

ON hot days, police and Mornington Peninsula Shire rangers are busy booking motorists parked in No Standing areas or banked up opposite double lines near Mt Martha’s now famous swim spot, The Pillars...
Home first: Jackson Coote, above, was the fastest individual swimmer home in the Bloody Big Swim, in 2.50.49, followed by David Fraser, 2.56.11. The first individual female across the line was Lisandra De Carvalho, below, in 3.03.49.

In the swim: Jackson leads the field home

THE Frankston to Mornington Bloody Big Swim – all 11.2 kilometres of it – was a real endurance test for Cape Schanck’s Jackson Coote, but one that he passed with flying colours. The 26-year-old elect...