Eagles wings clipped: Frankston YCW beat Edithvale–Aspendale by 62 points. Picture: Gary Bradshaw

Kick after siren ends in draw

PENINSULA LEAGUE WITH two minutes left on the clock on Saturday, Pines was six points in front of Bonbeach and looked like they were going to hold on for the win. A Pines kick across the body towards...

It’s time for a change of leadership

OPINION THE time has come for Peninsula and Nepean Football Leagues to take control. The farsical nature of the handling of the Player Points System issue this week by the MPNFL highlighted the fact ...
Hands up if you’d like the ball: Hastings dominated Red Hill to win by 32 points. Picture: Andrew Hurst

Day of upsets in Nepean League

NEPEAN LEAGUE IT was certainly a day of upsets in Nepean League football on Saturday. Crib Point came from 20 points down at half time and 15 points down at three quarter time to beat Sorrento at Dav...

Deadline reminders to ratepayers

By MELISSA WALTH MESSRS Brody and Mason will hold their usual monthly sale at Somerville on Wednesday next, for which they invite entries. *** Messrs Alex Scott and Co will hold their monthly sale at...
Happy days: Frankston Labor MP Paul Edbrooke, left, and Frankston mayor Cr Sandra Mayer, right, with Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan at Frankston train station earlier this year. Picture: Gary Sissons

Council and govt clash over port

SIMMERING tensions between Frankston Council and the Labor state government have boiled over mere months after last November’s state election. Simmering tensions over major projects such as the Frank...
No cuts: Frankston Council has confirmed there will be no funding cuts to SES units as a result of a state government rate capping plan. Picture: Gary Sissons

SES safe from cash axe

FUNDING for State Emergency Service units will not be pared back in Frankston if the state government’s planned rate capping policy comes into force next financial year. Some Victorian councils, such...
Chaotic scene: Emergency services crews at the scene of Friday’s crash on Frankston-Dandenong Rd. Picture: Gary Sissons

Manhunt, charges after cars hit poles

A MAN speeding along Frankston-Dandenong Rd at 30kph over the limit crashed into the rear of a car driven by an elderly man, sending both vehicles careering into power poles, Frankston police say. Lu...

‘Fair go’ for Frankston

THE possibility of a second season of the SBS TV series Struggle Street being filmed in Frankston has galvanised councillors to protest to the Human Rights and Equal Opportunity Commission. At last w...