Big Win for locals at Caulfield Races

Compiled by Boronica King QUITE a number of Frankston, Somerville and Mornington residents were present at the Caulfield races on Saturday last, and we hear some locals had a very profitable day, win...

Moving art is rusted on

MORNINGTON steel artist Joe Taranto has been honoured by his peers by being asked to display his works at an exhibition run by the Association of Sculptors of Victoria. Taranto has been designing and...

Digging deep to aid drought-hit farmers

A MORNINGTON trader is so moved by the plight of drought-stricken farmers that she is donating this month’s profits to help them. Trudy Lennon-Bowers, who runs Tru Opportunity Op Shop, in Frank Stree...

Triple the entertainment at Russian ballet

FOLLOWING on from their outstanding performances of A Festival of Russian Ballet, the Imperial Russian Ballet Company return to Australia with A Russian Triple Bill. This stunning programme performed...

Tax scammers on the line

TAX time is also scam time for thieves trying to intimidate people into handing over bank or credit card details to pay a fictitious tax debt. Scammers have been calling people throughout the Frankst...

Monkey problem

THE high number of unregistered “monkey bikes” in streets, reserves and parks throughout Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula is a worry to Somerville Highway Patrol. They say residents complain ab...

The desperate are struggling

THE St Vincent de Paul Society  – an international organisation of the Catholic Church – was formed to help the poor in Paris, France in 1833. Unfortunately, as BARRY MORRIS discovered, t...

Warrant issued for Gabrielle Betteridge

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Hastings woman Gabrielle Betteridge. Warrants have been issued for the 54-year-old’s arrest after she failed to appear at court in relation t...