Keep left on roads

DRIVERS must keep left, either when driving on a multi-lane road where the speed limit is more than 80kph, or where a keep-left-unless-overtaking sign is displayed. Somerville Highway Patrol police s...

‘Green land grab’ rejected

CENTRAL “green land” in Frankston is attracting interest for development as councillors debate how to push ahead with “greening” the city. The Times understands a state government department has in r...

Council morale ‘low’

CONFIDENCE in senior leadership at Frankston Council is low, according to the first staff survey conducted at council for many years. The results of an employee “alignment and engagement survey”, see...

Tenders face more oversight

CONCERNS over potential conflicts of interests will see greater oversight of a company set up by Frankston Council to manage aquatic and sports centres. Councillors at the 23 July public council meet...

Land ‘lost’ in Baxter line plan

THE state and federal Liberals’ pledge to spend $450 million electrifying the Frankston line to Baxter may come at the cost of green wedge land in Baxter. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and state op...

Duos hit the stage

CONCERT goers will be able to enjoy two shows for the one ticket. This amazing touring event featuring the music of Simon & Garfunkel and Roy Orbison & Willie Nelson is coming to the Franksto...

Shooting arrest

A FRANKSTON man, 31, has been arrested in relation to a shooting in Clayton South last month. It is alleged a man fired into the fence of a Westall Road building site at about 3.30pm on Thursday 21 J...

Parkdale crash

A WARRAGUL man, 40, was arrested in Parkdale after crashing an allegedly stolen car into a fence at about 11.40pm on Monday night (23 July). Emergency services attended the crash site at the intersec...

Homes plan on course

PLANS to build homes at the Kingswood Golf Course in Dingley Village are being watched closely across the municipality as setting a potential precedent for residential developments on courses. Kingst...