Rooftop search: Police and SES look for discarded weapons on day of the riot.

New charges over Sudanese riot

A SECOND Frankston man has been charged with intentionally causing serious injury following the Sudanese basketball Summer Slam tournament at Frankston Basketball Stadium, 18-20 December. The event w...
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Stabbing in Seaford

A SEAFORD man was stabbed 19 times in a frenzied attack, 4.30am, Wednesday 20 January. The man, 36, was at a Claude St property with the occupant and the occupant’s female partner when the alleged at...
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Bay patrols step up to protect animals

A CLOSE watch is being kept on power boats and jet skis to protect seals and other animals in Port Phillip. An increase in patrols by the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning along the...
Destroy the joint: The Jadig Group decided to demolish The Ambassador Hotel function centre before putting the site back on the market for sale. Picture: Gary Sissons

Start of the end for The Ambassador

DEMOLITION of the derelict Ambassador Hotel function centre has finally begun. Contractors have moved in to knock down the building that sold for $2.24 million at a mortgagee auction in September las...
Staying afloat: Sunday, left, Sarena and Pulbuoy are learning to swim under the watchful eyes of VICSWIM instructor Mikaela at the The Pines Forest Aquatic Centre in Frankston North. Picture: Gary Sissons

Water safety breaks cultural barriers

CHILDREN from non-English-speaking backgrounds statistically have a higher risk of drowning, and are more at risk in the water, than others in the community. So, a series of learn-to-swim programs fo...
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Have you seen Ashley Kneebone?

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate 27-year-old Ashley Kneebone from Bonbeach who has been missing for a week. Ashley was last seen at a residential address in Patterson Street ...
Splash! - Children enjoyed swimming with a mermaid off Frankston beach at the weekend as part of the annual Frankston Waterfront Festival. Pictures: Gary Sissons

On the waterfront

WAVES of crowds soaked up the weekend sunshine at the Frankston Waterfront Festival at the weekend (Saturday 16-Sunday 17 January) enjoying family-friendly activities including thrill rides, live mus...
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Seal’s back for summer

ARCTO has become a regular attraction at Dromana, but the rules are: look but don’t touch. The adult bull seal first landed on the beach two summers ago and this year took up residence for four days ...
Pond dwellers: Numerous healthy frogs reflect a healthy environment and it is easy to provide them with a backyard home. Picture: Wendy Eiby

Frogs on call after seasonal rains

FROGS become more obvious after summer rains. Often heard but not seen, some of the common species to look out for are the common froglet, striped marsh frog and growling grass frog. To encourage the...
Water world: Corey Snyders, 19, Adam Howgate, 18, Harry Waterfall, 16, Tom Cook, 19, Roman Nestoriwskyj, 16, Sarah Bresanahan, 18 and Makayla Young, 17 after training with the Mornington/Frankston Club “Flyers”.

Swimmers make splash for Olympic glory

SEVEN elite swimmers from the Mornington/Frankston Club “Flyers” need help in making their way to the Olympic trials in Adelaide, 7 April. The first step in this process is to compete at the NSW Open...