No growing pains for newborn trees

A TREE planting project is taking root in Montague Park to celebrate Frankston’s newest and youngest arrivals. The Birth Tree Project, implemented by Rotary Peninsula 2.0 and Frankston Council ...

Another lap for swim directors

TWO out of five board members of a company set up by Frankston Council that manages two aquatic centres have been reappointed for three years by councillors. Peninsula Leisure Pty Ltd directors Rosea...

Car windows smashed

A MAN was arrested last week after allegedly using a brick to smash his way into cars parked at Frankston Hospital. Police will allege the former Frankston man, now living in Horsham, damaged up to s...

Learn how to restart a heart

EVERY day across Victoria 16 people need emergency care because their heart stops beating. Paramedics across Victoria last Monday (16 October) helped people understand what to do in a life-threatenin...

Chainsaw TV ‘massacre’

A MAN wielding a chainsaw allegedly cut down the door of a unit behind the former Ambassador motel and then cut up a TV set inside last week. It is believed the incident followed an argument – then a...

Tradies’ tools a target

A SPATE of thefts of tradies’ tools is frustrating detectives. A nail gun and a Makita drill were stolen from a Nissan Navara parked in the driveway of a Wallum Rd, Edithvale, property, overnig...

River plunge charges

A HIGHETT man who drove his car into the Patterson River at Bonbeach last week is facing charges of burglary, attempted burglary, possession of cannabis and a range of traffic matters following the i...

Youths threated

TWO 17-year-olds walking to the bus in Sutton St, Chelsea Heights last week, were robbed by a large man brandishing a tyre iron. The 195cm tall man, described as having dark skin and black crinkly ha...

Time to hit garage sales trail again

KINGSTON households, schools and community groups are set to join thousands of people across the country taking part in the Garage Sale Trail this month. The annual event will be held on the weekend ...

Nurses, carers take action on pay dispute

NURSES and carers in Kingston are taking industrial action over pay and conditions at BUPA aged care homes. A stop work meeting and community barbecue to highlight workers’ wage demands and con...