Public push to replace pier

“DROMANA Pier has exceeded its expected lifetime and, despite recent repairs, will need to be demolished in the next eight-10 years, perhaps even less.” That’s the view of Save Dromana Pier Committee...

Money for safety

GUNNAMATTA Surf Life Saving Club has received $5000 from the federal government’s Beach Safety Equipment Fund. The fund assists lifesaving clubs to buy rescue equipment and first-aid supplies for res...

Arrests over caravan blaze

TWO men have been arrested and are expected to be charged on summons with arson after setting fire to a caravan on Arthur’s Seat Rd, Arthurs Seat, 10.40pm, Tuesday 19 January. The 46-year-old, from S...

Police hunt firebug

DETECTIVES are searching for a firebug after Monday afternoon’s Crib Point fire storm and have spoken to two men, although no charges have been laid. The alarm for the first fire was sounded about 1....

Hoppers take control

SUB-DISTRICT DROMANA maintained its dominance in MPCA Sub District cricket, picking up a solid 29 run win against Balnarring. With its season on the line, Balnarring resumed on day two at 1/42, chasi...

Parkers still in the mix after missing outright win

DISTRICT DELACOMBE Park failed in its attempt to pick up an outright victory over Seaford Tigers on Saturday in MPCA District cricket but is still a smoky to play finals. The Parkers were on the verg...

Magpies clear in second

PROVINCIAL CRIB Point are eight points clear in second place on the MPCA Provincial ladder after picking up an outright win against Baxter on Saturday. The Magpies headed into the second day of the c...

Dallas Crane head to the Grand on Scoundrels tour

SOMEWHERE back in 1996, a stupid conversation took place between four young blokes in a dusty oil shed on the trucking yards of Port Melbourne’s Dallas Crane Transport that went something like, “so y...

Bush and grass fire claims homes

MR Jas Croskell, a very old resident of Frankston, departed this life last week at the ripe age of 84 years. An extended notice will appear in our next issue. *** THE “Wattles” Club will give one of ...