Pains to be assessed chest in time

PREMIER Daniel Andrews visited Frankston Hospital last Thursday morning (18 February) to officially open a new eight-bed Rapid Assessment Chest Pain Unit expected to treat up to 2000 patients per yea...

Vet angered by senseless attack on tawny

THE senseless shooting of a tawny frogmouth has upset and angered Rye Beach Veterinary Hospital staff. The wounded juvenile was found on Old Melbourne Rd near the Rye football oval with a badly fract...

Take note, a bottle makes debut at Oscars

IT seems a long way from Red Hill to Hollywood; even further when it comes to having a water bottle handed out to Tinseltown’s A-listers by a couple of men who gained inspiration from plastic polluti...

Cyclist shines a light for safety

IT would be a rare day when George Paterson could walk along the streets of Rye or pull up at the back beach for a surf check without being recognised. A long time businessman in Frankston and on the...

Objectors ‘no’ to fairway carve-up

NEIGHBOURS of the former Carrington Park Club, Rosebud, met last week to consider their objections to development plans for the site. They believe a proposed subdivision, of greater scale than origin...

Hope for Somers appeal from court ruling

SHIRE officers are examining a Supreme Court decision that effectively excluded a third of properties from a footpath special charge scheme in Jan Juc because they would not get the required special ...

Roadside trim call for The Pillars

JUMPING off The Pillars is a tempting challenge for the brave and foolhardy … and there’s no denying the increasing popularity of the Mt Martha clifftop. On warm weekends, hundreds of young people ma...

Blairgowrie Marina fire destroys boats

A number of boats were destroyed and a man in his 70’s injured after fire broke out at the Blairgowrie Marina this afternoon. The blaze started on a boat, believed to be as a result of a barbeq...