Labor swing to election victory

LABOR has won government after voters turfed out the Napthine Coalition government at Saturday’s state election. A swing of about 2.5 per cent across Victoria was more than enough to ensure Labor lea...

Tallest tower gets council green light

A TOWERING 17-storey apartment building in the centre of Frankston has been given the go ahead by council after the developer was forced to add more car parking spaces. The skyline at Frankston’s fam...

Violence link to homelessness

FRANKSTON ranks highly on family violence statistics, according to Hanover Welfare Services. CEO Tony Keenan said the city’s reported incident rate of 1747 cases per 100,000 people was higher than Da...

Eviction fear looms again at cabin park

SEAFORD Beach Cabin Park residents still have the prospect of eviction looming over them with a new deadline for Frankston Council to stop a lease on Crown land fast approaching. Council has decided ...

Crime down, thefts from cars up

CRIME overall is reducing in the City of Kingston, with the rate down 2.3 per cent 2013-2014. Acting Inspector Janene Denton said that, over the past 12 months, the number of robberies had fallen 23....