Sex offender on the run

POLICE are appealing for the public to help them locate a registered sex offender on the run. 37-year-old Joel Pregnell has not supplied police with his residential details, a requirement of his repo...

Expo keeps the kids safe

FRANKSTON’S first ever Youth Expo took place on 23 January, with multiple stalls set up to help young locals stay active and stay healthy. The “Youth Mayor’s Stay Safe and Healthy Expo” was an initia...

Cigarette butts blamed for blazes

A SERIES of fires on Peninsula Link are believed by Police to be caused by discarded cigarette butts. Police said they believe that three separate fires were caused by a cigarette butt on 3 January. ...

Disability boost at beach

CARRUM Beach has been equipped with floating wheelchairs, mobile hoists, and adjustable beach matting to help make it more accessible to people with disabilities. The matting stretches 70 metres and ...

Helping business take the ‘next step’

FRANKSTON Council has chosen eight businesses to share in $120,000 in funding to help “give local businesses an opportunity to take their next step towards success”. Among those successful in applyin...

If at first you don’t succeed

A MAN ejected from Sands Hotel in Carrum Downs has allegedly caused trouble for police after getting behind the wheel of his car unlicensed and with a blood alcohol reading of nearly six times the le...

Not so perfect cocktail

A 44-YEAR-old Frankston man has been charged after allegedly committing a random attack armed with molotov cocktails in Seaford, 17 January. The man allegedly broke into a garage on Rosland Street at...

Top citizens named on Australia Day

AFTER over a decade of work helping the needy, Lauren Hornby has been recognised as the Citizen of the Year by Frankston Council. Ms Hornby has been leading the street outreach work at charity organi...