Long wait until ships come in – if ever

THE first report by Infrastructure Victoria into the best site for Victoria’s second container port is scheduled to go to the state government in May 2017. The two options being investigated are Hast...

Skye thefts probed

FRANKSTON detectives are investigating a theft in Skye in which a credit card and passport were stolen from a car parked on Darnley Drive, Friday 3 June. The card was used at a supermarket on Fitzroy...

Eyes have it on crime

A WALL of closed-circuit television screens at Frankston police station is part of the latest strategy to fight street crime. The CCTV cameras, capturing footage in high resolution to clearly identif...

Doctors at schools

STUDENTS at six secondary colleges around Frankston and on the Mornington Peninsula are among 70,000 being given access to doctors and health care while at school. Carrum Downs, McClelland, Monterey,...

Union calls out response times

FIRE fighting response times by several CFA brigades near Frankston and on the Mornington Peninsula are not up to scratch, the Inquiry into Bushfire Preparedness at state parliament was told last wee...

Frankston eighth for animal cruelty

FRANKSTON ranked eighth of Victoria’s 79 local council areas for animal cruelty, according to a list of hotspots released by RSPCA Victoria. Of the 11,840 cruelty reports across the state in 2015-16,...

Eagle takes over from Skylift

THE new cable car ride at Arthurs Seat has been officially named Eagle. Known as Skylift throughout relatively short but controversial history, the gondola ride to and from the summit is set to begin...

Danger at sea for older boaters

OLDER boaters are much more likely to find themselves in trouble when out on the water than youngsters, according to Maritime Safety Victoria’s latest incident statistics. Figures for 2015-16 show th...

Dolphins seek way ahead

THE administrator tasked with sorting through Frankston Football Club’s finances says it is too early to determine the way ahead for the Dolphins. Worrells Solvency and Forensic Accountants managing ...