The birds are flying into oblivion

OVER the past few decades there has been no shortage of reports about bird species being wiped out or their numbers facing rapid decline. Most often these reports involve the northern hemisphere and ...

Eating first meal a milestone for Emma

EMMA Coles was only able to eat her first full meal of solid foods when she was 11 years old. And that was years after she began working with Peninsula Health speech pathologist Danielle Surwald to o...

True grit

AN elderly Frankston woman showed plenty of fighting spirit when she challenged a burglar in her Cranbourne Rd house and chased him outside, 4am, Sunday 13 August. The man had earlier entered the 90-...

Hundreds of guns surrendered

HUNDREDS of firearms have been handed in for registration, sale or destruction in Victoria in the first month of National Firearms Amnesty. As of the end of July, 751 firearms had been surrendered in...

Animal cruelty concerns RSPCA

ANIMAL cruelty seems to be on the rise in the Frankston area, according to the RSPCA. Frankston has been ranked fifth out of 79 Victorian council areas for reports of animal abuse in the 2016-17 fina...

Boy ‘forced to steal’

AN 18-YEAR-OLD Carrum Downs man has been charged with robbery, theft and failing to appear over outstanding warrants after allegedly robbing a youth on a bus in Seaford and then, a week later, forcin...

Cop vs firey: Battle for Frankston

A serving Victoria Police officer will face off against a former firefighter in what is likely to be a tight race to win the marginal seat of Frankston at next year’s state election. Frankston police...

Mono’, speed, may lead to court

THE rider of a Yamaha R1 sports motorbike performed a “mono” near the Bungower Rd on-ramp on Peninsula Link, Moorooduc, by lifting the front wheel. After slowing down for the speed camera at Eramosa ...

Gledhill gets Libs’ nod for seat tilt

A KINGSTON councillor has been chosen to stand as a candidate for the Liberal Party in Mordialloc at next year’s state election. Cr Geoff Gledhill, who was mayor in 2015, was officially preselected l...