Chef caters for tastes around the world

A STROLL along the beach has often been credited with providing food for thought. The lapping of the water and a sunset can be inspiring. The beach is a place often sought out by Joel Mielle, but in ...

Patients’ pals just like the real thing

PET Therapy Pals are making hospital and nursing home stays more enjoyable for elderly patients on the Mornington Peninsula. One patient, Alan Wardley, describes his therapy pal, Spotless, as a “wond...

Thirsty thief

POLICE are searching for a thirsty thief who used a stolen bank card to make a number of purchases, including a strawberry milk drink. Investigators have been told an offender entered the female chan...

Easy entries

POLICE are asking people to stop making it easy for burglars to enter homes amid a spree of burglaries in Langwarrin where intruders gained entry through open doors or windows. Senior Sergeant Steve ...

Taggers targeted

A GROUP of graffiti vandals have seen their tagging days and nights curtailed after a major police operation saw 10 people across Melbourne, including one in Seaford, charged with various offences. O...

Homeless stay out of reach

HOMELESSNESS is surging with a 17 per cent increase in Frankston and a 10 per cent increase on the Mornington Peninsula in the five years from the 2011-16 census nights. Figures released by the Counc...

Police search for missing Mt Eliza boy

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 11-year-old Ben Hodson. Ben was last seen on 25th March 2018 in the Mount Eliza area. Police have concerns for his welfare due to his...

Vehicles burn out

A 1995 Nissan sedan originally stolen from Dandenong Plaza on Friday 23 March was later found burnt out at about 8.30pm in a rear carpark of a factory complex at Garden Boulevard, Dingley. The vehicl...

Duo nabbed

POLICE patrolling Parkdale last Monday (19 March) arrested a duo seemingly involved in thefts from vehicles. A male, 17, and female, 23, from Mordialloc were chased by police having been seen acting ...

Renewables strife for Libs along sandbelt

POLLING in the “sandbelt” seats pivotal to winning government at November’s state election reveals the Liberal Party faces a belting over its renewable energy policy. ReachTEL polling, conducted for ...