Jobs growth as steel exports surge

BLUESCOPE is exporting tens of thousands of tonnes of steel to the United States from its Western Port base in a growth surge the company says has helped it create 150 jobs over the past year. Last w...

Thunder Road show who’s Boss

‘Thunder Road’ are without doubt Australia’s number one Bruce Springsteen show. Formed in 2010, featuring a line up of seasoned and professional musicians and a repertoire of over 50 songs, Thunder R...

Bakery’s new proprietorship

Compiled by Boronica King THE bakery business of Mr W. Grant, of Frankston, has changed hands, the new proprietor being Mr J.A.S. Arthur, of St Arnaud, who solicits a continuance of the patronage acc...

Drivers’ Nemesis

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol’s drug-driving Operation Nemesis on Friday and Saturday nights, 20-21 July, detected three drink-drivers, one refuse breath test, nine drug-drivers, four refuse drug tests a...

Lights, camera …

HOLLYWOOD came to Frankston, Wednesday 18 July, when members of Somerville Highway Patrol ran Operation Hollywood in the south-bound lanes of Peninsula Link. Over six hours police used an automated n...

Hit-run plea

A CAR sped off after knocking down a 68-year-old man in Mornington, 10.42am, Wednesday 18 July. The man, who has Alzheimer’s disease, was walking along Wilsons Road when struck by the car which then ...

Officially booked

A TOYOTA van picked up outside Dromana Magistrates’ Court last week was sporting home-made plates: CPOAU92 (above). The 53-year-old male driver, of Cheltenham, told police he was a self-appointed “Co...

Keep left on roads

DRIVERS must keep left, either when driving on a multi-lane road where the speed limit is more than 80kph, or where a keep-left-unless-overtaking sign is displayed. Somerville Highway Patrol police s...