More sand for beach ‘waste of resources’

A STATE government plan to bring more sand to Rosebud Beach near the pier is a waste of time and resources as it will disappear like it did five years ago, says Port Phillip Conservation Council. The...

Appeal launched to plot plover flight

WHEN a small flock of grey plovers takes off from Flinders next year little would the birds know that their progress is being monitored 24 hours a day. The movements of each of up to five birds carry...

Plea for help over burglaries

WITNESSES are being sought by police after holiday houses were burgled around the Seaview Av, Safety Beach area last month. Offenders gained entry to the houses 6-23 April by either forcing windows o...

Club faces end of track

THE race is on to save the Frankston City Motorcycle Park as an affordable venue for motocross riders after Frankston Council decided not to renew its lease with the Frankston Motorcycle Club in the ...

Art ‘third leg’ for peninsula tourism

A GROUP of peninsula artists is promoting art as the ‘third leg’ of peninsula tourism to join the region’s well-established food and wine industries. They have set up Red Artists Ga...

Population tipped to soar 20% in 20 years

MORNINGTON Peninsula’s population will surge 20 per cent from the current 150,000 to nearly 180,000 in the next 20 years, research done for the shire predicts. The peninsula has long been regarded as...

Adventures of naked man

PASSERSBY copped an eyeful in Frankston on Thursday afternoon when a naked man casually strolled along Cranbourne Rd towards Karingal. The nude dude did not appear agitated as he took a solo brisk na...

Search for missing 14-year-old

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing Burwood teen Jacob Fowlds. Jacobs was last seen at a property in Burwood on 20 April and it is not known where he was headed. Jacob i...

If at first you don’t succeed

Frankston Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating after a large amount of cigarettes were stolen from a Karingal tobacco store on Anzac Day. Four men have forced open a roller door to a...