Motorcyclist killed

A MOTORCYCLIST died after crashing into a kerb at Pearcedale, Sunday 28 May. The male rider lost control near the intersection of Pearcedale and Robinsons roads about 3.30pm. Emergency service crews ...

Surfer dies at Gunnamatta

A SURFER died at Gunnamatta beach on Saturday 27 May after being hit on the head by his board. Des Watson, 65, of Armstrong Creek, had been competing in a Kneeboard Victoria event when he was found u...

Students ‘connect’ to find work after school

JOB ConneXions is a new pilot project to help Rosebud Secondary College VCAL students make the transition from school to work. Over the next 10 weeks mentors from local businesses will share their kn...

Smash and grab

OFFENDERS smashed a display case and stole distinctive jewellery and figurines from a market store on Mornington-Tyabb Rd, Tyabb, earlier this month. Police are not sure of the number of offenders wh...

Ceremonies mark ‘new connection’

PUPILS at Somerville Rise Primary School have been given an insight into Aboriginal culture as part of the school’s respectful relationships program. Adam McGuiness of the Bunurong community was at t...

Vehicles seized following Pearcedale warrant

Detectives from Casey Crime Investigation Unit have seized a number of vehicles following a warrant in Pearcedale last week. Officers attended a property on Pearcedale Road on 18 May to execute a sto...

Pines sack Rae, Strikers dump Parrella

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie FRANKSTON Pines sacked Billy Rae as head coach last week and appointed assistant Paul Williams in his place. When Rae took over at the end of the 2015 season he worked hard ...

‘Who gives a crap’ about environment?

A YOUTH Environmental Forum at The Briars last week gave students from schools in the region the chance to learn more about human environmental impacts and solutions. Arranged by Frankston Council, w...

Health care in homes

FIVE medical clinics in the Dunkley electorate will be part of a nationwide trial of a Health Care Home program enabling people with difficult and complex health problems to remain at home rather tha...