Driver sought

POLICE are seeking the driver of a 2005 Holden utility which drove away from the BP service station at the corner of Klauer St and Frankston-Dandenong Rd, Seaford, and refused to stop when they tried...

Fire bug hits mail

THE police search is on for a person who has set fire to four letter boxes in Frankston over the past few weeks. The person twice set fire to an Australia Post post box in Heatherhill Rd, Frankston, ...

Boy ‘plays with matches’

A BOY playing with matches seemingly started a fire which caused extensive damage to a Frankston house, 3.30pm, Saturday 19 August. The five-year-old is thought to have lit blankets in his parents’ b...

Council to get back in MAV fold

A SELF-IMPOSED exile from membership of the organisation that represents councils across the state is set to end for Frankston Council. Councillors at August’s public council meeting unanimously vote...

Cabbie cheated

A CAB driver was cheated of his fare by two women he collected at Clayton Medical Centre and drove to a house in White St, Mordialloc, 5.30pm, Wednesday 17 August. Police said when the women, with tw...

Animal cruelty cases concern the RSPCA

KINGSTON has been ranked 22nd out of 79 Victorian council areas for reports of animal cruelty in the 2016-17 financial year according to RSPCA figures released last week, 65th on a per capita basis. ...

Pet products pinched

OFFENDERS smashed the glass doors of a pet food supplies business in Boundary Rd, Braeside, overnight Tuesday 16 August. CCTV footage shows them inside, jumping the counter, and stealing flea and wor...

House calls for wrong MPs in sandbelt

BAYSIDE residents took a step back in time this month when contacted by a polling firm canvassing their views on local MPs. Voters were asked to rate the performance of previous MPs instead of curren...

Traders’ plea for state help

TRADERS frustrated over delays to a revamp of Young St in central Frankston have implored the state government to help out financially since the project was initially slated to finish in May. Federal...