Monitor set for long stay

A MONITOR to investigate and report on governance at Frankston Council has finally been named by the state government three months after the Andrews government first announced state intervention at c...

Beware of the sharks in summer

THE risk of shark attack off bayside beaches is “extremely low” according to the Victorian Fisheries Authority but beachgoers should still be “sharksmart” this summer according to the state governmen...

Fire bans in force

FIRE restrictions come into force in Kingston on Monday 18 December. This means fires cannot be lit in the open air without a written permit from the CFA or Kingston Council municipal fire prevention...

Sand works renourish beach

SAND renourishment works are underway at Carrum beach this week. At least 5000 cubic metres of sand is being dredged from the mouth of the Patterson River and will be transported from the dredger to ...

Cameras stolen

GO-Pro cameras valued at $800, a wallet containing $25 and credit cards were stolen from a sales representative visiting the Myer store at Southland, 5.44pm, Friday 8 December. Staff believe a Caucas...

Collision charges

DETECTIVES say they intend to charge a Cheltenham man on summons with recklessly causing injury and possibly failing to stop after an accident on Centre Dandenong Rd, Cheltenham, 7.10pm, Sunday 19 No...

Charity begins at Home

CHRISTMAS is a time of giving and community groups will benefit from a generous $200,000 gift by the Mordialloc Community Nursing Home committee of management. Kingston mayor Cr Steve Staikos said th...

Train pain is on way

COMMUTERS will face some early new year travel pain on the Frankston line while work is undertaken around Caulfield Junction to ensure new High Capacity Metro Trains can run through the junction. Pow...

Getting to know council grades

A STATE government website tracking the performance of councils across Victoria shows Kingston Council collects higher rates than similar-sized councils in the state but performs above average on pro...

Tale of two Rosebuds, Welsh stars sign up

SOCCER MERGER talks between Rosebud Heart and Bayside League club Rosebud have stalled after the latter recently applied to join FFV ranks. Rosebud is keen to join the Metropolitan Leagues so that it...