Author: Bayside News

A woman has died following a crash involving three cars in Pearcedale last evening. The collision happened at the intersection of Robinsons Road and the Western Port Highway just after 5pm. Police believe the 19-year-old Mt Eliza woman was travelling west on Robinsons Road when she entered the intersection and collided with a north bound Ford Ranger utility. The utility then collided with another vehicle that was in the intersection, attempting to turn left, onto the highway. The woman, who was the sole occupant in the car, was airlifted to The Alfred hospital but died on arrival. Four men in…

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Police are on the hunt for a man who allegedly stole a puppy from a pet shop in Carrum Downs in April. Investigators have been told the man entered the store on Frankston-Dandenong Road around 4.30pm on Tuesday 14 April. The man waited for employees to be distracted and it is alleged he then used a screwdriver to damage the lock in order to gain access to the puppy pen. The man took the puppy placing it under his jacket and left the store. The puppy is described as being 11 weeks old at the time it was stolen, tan…

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FROM Bonbeach to Chelsea – New York’s Chelsea, that is – might seem a long way away. But it’s indicative of the progress being made by Bonbeach painter Michelle Endersby, who is staging her In Reverie of Form exhibition in the Big Apple next month. Her vivid flower portraits will grace the walls of the Agora Gallery, 12 June-2 July, with the opening night reception on 18 June. Endersby’s works are inspired by a vision she experienced upon awakening from a coma following emergency brain surgery. Each image is far more than a figurative representation of a flower – her…

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THEFTS from motor vehicles are becoming an all-too-common problem in the Patterson Lakes, Chelsea, and Bonbeach areas. Police are searching for offenders who ransacked a utility in Palm Beach Dr, Patterson Lakes overnight on Wednesday and stole an iPhone 5. There was no sign of forced entry to the vehicle which was in the driveway. In a car break-in the same street next evening, thieves broke into a vehicle and stole a wallet containing $1100 cash and credit cards, Makita screw gun $700, and MP3 player $200. Another vehicle, this time in Long Island Pt, Patterson Lakes, had its number…

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THE cast will have as much fun as the audience when MLOC – formerly the Mordialloc Light Opera Company – presents Monty Python’s Spamalot at the Phoenix Theatre next month. Edithvale resident Jane Court will direct the amateur theatre production, with musical direction by Ian Nisbet and choreography by Keir Jasper. “The modern, riotous musical retells the legend of King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table in their search for the Holy Grail,” organiser Cheryl Threadgold said. “It pokes fun at the Arthurian legend and musical theatre stereotypes, and, with lots of laughs and catchy musical numbers, promises…

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