What’s the big ideas?

BIG ideas for the future of Frankston are being sought by council as part of a ‘Think Big’ community event early next month. Residents, community groups and businesses are being asked to publicly let...

Call to contain tide of rubbish

MORE than 500 bottles and 118 shopping bags weighing more than 146kg were removed from the base of Olivers Hill during a recent clean-up day run by Frankston Beach Patrol. The volunteer organisation ...

Closed doors spur advocate for change

THIRTY years ago, when Graeme Innes finished university with a law degree and aspirations of a career where he could make a difference, he found a very different reality. Doors closed, employers baul...

Check leads to charges

A COUPLE in their 30s was arrested during a routine police check in Wandella Rd, Mt Martha, early Monday morning last week, and later charged with a range of offences. The man and woman in their earl...

Water slide to go

THE much-troubled AquaSphere at the Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre will be dismantled in the wake of several incidents where swimming centre goers were injured on the slide. Two boys were injure...

Gym shooting linked to bikies

ESCALATING tensions between the Rebels and Comanchero outlaw motorcycle clubs may have led to shots being fired at a Carrum Downs gym, 3am, Friday 18 November. Echo Task Force detectives are appealin...

Hidden talents to the fore

THE artistic talents of some of Frankston’s older residents are being recognised thanks to the launch of an annual U3A award to showcase and acknowledge their creative skills. Frankston U3A member Ch...

‘Intrusive’ CEO trip questions blasted

QUESTIONS about Frankston Council CEO Dennis Hovenden’s whereabouts this month have led to accusations of media intrusion into his family life. The Times first asked council’s media and communication...

Dolphins plot way ahead

THE Frankston Dolphins Football Club is out of administration and has its sights set on a quick return to the VFL. Dolphins vice president John Georgiou says control of the football club had reverted...

‘Battlers’ battle hardened

FRANKSTON residents might feel downtrodden, unsafe and less satisfied with their lot than many Victorians, but they are a tough lot reporting slightly higher levels of resilience, according to data j...