Boys hit pay dirt with a message

“TREASURE” valued at more than $2600 was found buried in a Mt Eliza backyard last week. Two young boys and their uncle came across the booty as they dug a hole for a tree to fill a gap in the hedge. ...

Car teeters over ledge

A WOMAN reversing her car up a steep driveway in Frankston South may have panicked and hit the accelerator instead of the brake, causing her car to roll forward and teeter alarmingly over the edge of...

Towie loses arm

A TOW TRUCK driver winching aboard a broken down car on Peninsula Link had his arm ripped off when his rig was struck by a speeding motorist, 3.30pm, Tuesday 14 November. The 30-year-old Hampton Park...

Arrow’s end a new start for suites

A COMPANY ending its business life in Carrum Downs is handing over a parting gift to help new starts in the Frankston region. Car components manufacturer Australian Arrow, a subsidiary of Yazaki, is ...

Rooftop protest for refugees

WHILE the federal government repeatedly refuses New Zealand’s offer to provide a home for 150 Manus Island refugees, activists have staged a protest over the Hastings office of Flinders Liberal MP Gr...

Dispute turns violent

A DISPUTE between neighbours in Mordialloc erupted into violence over the weekend when an elderly man was allegedly hit over the head with a hammer. Police allege a verbal argument in Barkly St got o...

Beach thefts

MORDIALLOC beachgoers were robbed of valuables on Monday afternoon. Police said a Caucasian youth, Maori youth and Caucasian girl, all aged about 16, were suspected of stealing numerous items from ba...