Putting a stop to poverty

COMMUNITY Support Frankston and the Frankston Homelessness Network have joined forces to hold an event commemorating Anti-Poverty Week. The event, held on 18 October, was designed to encourage member...

Recruiting for the lollipop guild

FRANKSTON Council is on the lookout for more than 20 school crossing supervisors to help children get home safely from school. Frankston mayor Cr Colin Hampton said that the job would make for an exc...

Thumbs up for shopping expansion

A $62 MILLION dollar expansion of Karingal Hub shopping centre has been given the green light by council. The major redevelopment of the centre is set to introduce more space for retail outlets and r...

Dealing with dealers

CRIME Stoppers’ Dob in a Dealer campaign has made a stop in Frankston to make an appeal to locals. The campaign aims to encourage residents to report any information they may have about drug dealing ...

Big boost for bowls

CARRUM Bowls Club has received $200,000 from the state government for the construction of female friendly facilities. Labor MPs John Eren and Sonya Kilkenny visited the club to announce the funding, ...

Fire on watch

FRANKSTON Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a suspicious fire in Frankston last month. The fire was at the rear of some shops on Horne Street near Beach Street on 23 September at ...

Stolen car rams stations

A VEHICLE stolen from Jeff Wignall Ford in Hastings on 9 October was used to ram raid multiple petrol stations. The first took place at 5am on Saturday, 13 October. The maroon Ford Everest was used t...

Drug raid haul

TWO Harley Davidson motorcycles, cars, cash, gun, ammunition, jewellery and drugs were seized by Frankston and other detectives during raids on houses in Seaford, Frankston South and Cranbourne last ...

Fencing The Pillars for safety

A FENCE stopping access to The Pillars rock jumping platforms at Mt Martha is to be built before summer. Mornington Peninsula Shire mayor Cr Bryan Payne said the situation at The Pillars “is out of c...