Bauer back in Carrum battle

LIBERAL candidate for Carrum Donna Bauer will hope voters decide to go back to the future at the polls in next November’s state election. Ms Bauer, formerly the MP for Carrum from 2010 to 2014 under ...

‘Smashed’ pylon makes road debut

A NEW sculpture has been installed near the Skye Rd exit alongside Peninsula Link to replace the large ram’s head Rex Australis. Iconoclast — a mock electricity pylon smashed by what looks like a met...

Thieves sought over phone, card thefts

A WOMAN realised her phone and credit card had been stolen and cancelled the card – only to find out later that it had already been used twice, Thursday 17 August. The items were taken from the Chish...

Carnage in wake of car’s wild ride

A SPEEDING driver who sideswiped several cars in a wild ride along Nepean Highway from Blairgowrie to Edithvale was later grappled with by members of the public and held until police arrived, Friday ...

Booze free October on cards

GIVING up booze for a month will see drinkers raise money — but not a glass of beer, wine or spirits — for an ongoing campaign to teach children in schools about healthy food and drink choices. Ocsob...

Pavillion upgrade

A TRANSFORMATION of the Cliff Sambell pavilion is set to begin after Kingston Council appointed a local builder to construct a $2.8million upgrade to Gerry Green Reserve in Parkdale. Kingston mayor C...

Stations team in the green

LEVEL CROSSING removals have made the Frankston line the talk of several towns this year but one group has quietly got on with the voluntary job of ensuring two stations always look the best they can...

Swim classes for the masses

SUMMER is on its way so it’s time to think about teaching children to be water-safe by the beach or in the pool. Kingston’s leisure centres offer a range of Learn to Swim programs including weekly cl...

Working for a ‘greater’ Frankston

By Fred Harrison* I HAD to admire the fortitude of the state government official who spoke at a Committee for Greater Frankston function last month. The discussion was about Lathams Rd. The lack of s...

Punched, bike stolen

PASSERSBY helped a man knocked unconscious in Beach St, Frankston, 4.25pm, Tuesday 22 August. Police believe an unknown man punched the victim, 44, and then stole his bike. The victim had just return...