Author: Brodie Cowburn

FOUR people have been arrested in connection to the theft of more than 100 power tools across Carrum Downs, Frankston, Langwarrin, and Skye. The tools have been allegedly stolen over the last six weeks. On 29 April, police executed search warrants at properties in Mount Waverley, Croydon, Ashwood, Berwick, and Rowville as part of their investigation. Police allege that they discovered an allegedly stolen vehicle and trailer, number plates, two firearms, over 100 power tools, two laser hair removal machines, allegedly stolen identifications, a commercial quantity of drugs, and a large amount of cash. Four people were subsequently arrested. A…

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A LOST World War 1 medal has been reunited with its owner’s family almost 100 years after it went missing. The medal, belonging to a Private R.S.G. Smith of the 5th Battalion AIF, was reported missing from Chelsea Beach in 1925. It was found in Beaumaris in 1980. A WW1 medal lost at Chelsea Beach. Pictures: Supplied The medal came to the attention of a Lilydale Police Sergeant recently, who got to work to find the rightful owners. Sergeant Vaughan Atherton used the National Archives of Australia to investigate the history of Private R.S.G. Smith. Robert Stanley Gordon Smith was…

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MPNFL – DIVISION ONE ROSEBUD have fired a warning shot to the rest of the league with a big win against Pines away from home. Pines caught Rosebud flat-footed in the first term, booting six goals. Rosebud got things back on track after quarter-time and dominated the rest of the day. Pines only scored one goal in the remaining three quarters. Rosebud piled on the pressure, and ended up coming away with a 7.6 (48) to 14.17 (101) win. Travis French scored three goals for Rosebud. Jackson Mcrae was among the best for the third week in a row. The…

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MPNFL – DIVISION TWO MORNINGTON got the win in a one-point thriller on ANZAC Day. The Bulldogs played Devon Meadows at Glover Reserve. The Panthers were boosted by the addition of former AFL star Brett Deledio. The Bulldogs were the better team in the first half, however their wastefulness in front of goal was costing them. Despite having 11 more scoring shots, Mornington only took a 21 point lead into the main break. Devon Meadows cut the lead down to eight heading into the last quarter, and nearly did enough to claw over the line. Mornington just held on to…

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SEWF PREMIER FRANKSTON’S debut SEWF season has got off to a perfect start. The Dolphins tackled Mornington on Friday night at Alexandra Park. The Bulldogs established an early lead, but Frankston were able to get back in front. Both sides were neck and neck throughout the night. Mornington entered the final quarter with a narrow one point lead. Frankston managed to score the solitary goal of the final term to get back in front. The Dolphins’ dream debut was secured with a hard fought 3.8 (26) to 4.11 (35) win. Seaford also started their season with a win, getting the…

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