Skills that count for jobs hunt

LIKE so many young people, school just didn’t cut it for Frankston teenagers Jessica and Adam, but that’s not the end of the story thanks to a program that is helping them learn valuable employment s...

Man’s arm fractured

A FRANKSTON man received a compound fracture of the arm after a car was allegedly driven deliberately at him in his own front yard. Police said the man heard a car in the driveway of his Burns St uni...

‘Cold case’ arrest

DETECTIVES at Frankston CIU last week assisted in the arrest of a man later charged with the murder of a Sydney toddler 47 years ago. It is the oldest cold case arrest in Australia. The 63-year-old, ...

Off-duty officer attacked

AN off-duty policeman was allegedly assaulted at Edithvale golf course by a drunk, 3.30pm, Sunday 19 March. Mordialloc police said the officer was finishing a game of golf with his brother when a man...

Teens bashed

TWO friends in a group of five walking home in Carrum with takeaway were knocked to the ground and kicked in the head several times, 9.30pm, Friday 17 March. Chelsea police said the teenagers were wa...

The race is on … the beach

OLDER, possibly wiser, but definitely slower police were no match for their fit young Cornish College rivals at a Mordialloc beach race on Tuesday (21 March). Competing in the Community Lifesaving Ca...

Cyclist’s ride ruined

AN elderly cyclist’s ride at the Edithvale velodrome was spoiled when he was assaulted by a man standing on the track, 7.45pm, Tuesday 14 March. The man said he was enjoying his usual bike ride when ...

Schools go bananas

CHELSEA husband and wife Luke and Carly Daley are on a mission to improve the knowledge of children and parents about the importance of a balanced diet and good oral health. The couple, who run Daley...