Votes get projects over the line

FOURTEEN projects from Kingston, Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula are among 237 Pick My Project ideas sharing $30 million of taxpayers’ money. Ranging from charity works to recreational pursuit...

Kingston mayor on light duties

KINGSTON Council has replaced over 7,500 street lights with LED globes, in a move they say will cut greenhouse gas, reduce the burden of rising electricity bills, and drastically reduce the municipal...

Winning in impressive fashion

MENTONE designer Natalie Hutton has returned from the World Of Wearable Art awards in New Zealand with an impressive accolade. Ms Hutton was one of only eight Australian finalists in the final, and f...

Getting ready for emergency

KINGSTON Council has joined forces with Frankston City Council, Mornington Peninsula Shire, and Greater Dandenong Council to host an event designed to “educate the community and ensure they are emerg...

Forester fire

POLICE are investigating an incident that occurred at Mahogany Avenue, Frankston North on 28 September. Two people were spotted at 3am driving a Subaru Forester down the street, before exiting the ve...

Arrest after police crash

A LANGWARRIN man and woman were arrested on 4 October after driving at an unmarked police vehicle and colliding with it. The incident occurred in Blackburn Mews. The male was driving the stolen vehic...

Theft spree charges

A 27 YEAR old Langwarrin man under police guard at Frankston Hospital has been released from care and charged on a number of burglary related charges. The man was bitten on the leg by a police dog an...

New face among the gum trees

TASTY eucalyptus leaves, lots of naps, cuddles from mum – welcome to the world of Banjo, the first koala joey born at Moonlit Sanctuary, Pearcedale. Banjo arrived after months of suspense for sanctua...

Gearing up for the garage sale trail

RESIDENTS in Frankston are getting prepared to say goodbye to old trinkets and knick-knacks with the annual Garage Sale Trail around the corner. The trail, taking place on 20 and 21 October, encourag...

Fumes blamed for man’s death

POISONOUS fumes from an LPG heater are being blamed for the deaths of a man and his pets asleep in a campervan at Rye last week. The man, 57, was living in the van behind a friend’s house in Sydney S...