Pursuit after carjacking

TWO men were arrested in Skye after an alleged carjacking in Braeside and a pursuit by police on Thursday morning (7 June). A group allegedly approached a man sitting in a car at a Lower Dandenong Ro...

Show time for stars

A DANCE crew for children, teens and adults with disabilities is heading to Frankston Arts Centre for a show packed full of music, dance and adventure. The BAM Allstars are bringing their annual conc...

Everything and the kitchen sink

Police are appealing for public help after a kitchen sink was stolen during a burglary in Beaumaris last month. Police have been told a man, pictured, entered a residential address under construction...

Bank job

DETECTIVES are looking for a man after an attempted armed robbery at a Mordialloc bank in January. Police want to talk to a man, above, who walked into the Commonwealth Bank near the Nepean Highway a...

Savings plan makes dollars and sense

TWO single mums who admit they would normally have trouble putting money aside for important expenses – such as their children’s education – are singing the praises of a savings plan backed by the Br...

Foragers urged to beware of toxic crop

FRANKSTON and peninsula fungi-foragers are being advised to watch out for poisonous mushrooms springing up after recent rains. Lisa Gray, of Somerville, said she found “loads” of deadly death cap mus...

Protecting the bays

THE Hastings-based Dolphin Research Institute has a grand plan to improve and maintain the health of Port Phillip and Western Port bays. This week the DRI launches its “i sea, i care communities” pro...

Watch out: the whales are coming

AMATEUR whale spotters are being called on to provide data on the number of whales swimming past the Mornington Peninsula. With the help of these citizen scientists the Two Bays Whale Project was las...

Comment on The Pillars

A PLAN to oversee public access to The Pillars and identify ways to manage its hordes of visitors while protecting cultural and environmental values is up for public comment. Mornington Peninsula Shi...