Kids rally for climate action

THE 500 students, parents and grandparents who rallied at Mornington Park on Friday to demand positive action on global warming got their message across in a constructive, well-behaved manner, Mornin...

Students told to take a walk

PRIZES including football and skateboarding clinics, group fitness classes, a round of golf, and school infrastructure will be up for grabs for students who choose to walk to school next month. As pa...

Union votes no to agreement

FRANKSTON Council employees signed to the Australian Services Union have met and voted to “support a no vote campaign” against council’s proposal for a new enterprise agreement. The ASU is a union re...

Reports ‘back’ rail extension

THE release of two new transport infrastructure reports have highlighted the “many benefits” of extending the Frankston rail line, says the Committee for Greater Frankston. C4GF, a lobby group, point...

Writers return for second festival

THE Mornington Peninsula Writers Festival is set to return for a second year. The festival, hosted by the Frankston Writers and Poets Society, will take place at Functions by the Bay on 19 and 20 Oct...

Pier restoration on horizon

THE process of reconstructing the end of Frankston Pier has begun. The pier was badly damaged on 9 August during stormy weather. A 20 metre section of the pier broke off from the end, and floated its...

Consultation needed before card rollout

DUNKLEY MP Peta Murphy says that there are “serious doubts” about the effectiveness of the cashless welfare card. The cashless welfare card system sees 80 per cent of money from Centrelink payments r...

Operation Dexterous

Police from Caulfield Divisional Response Unit have arrested a man following the discovery of cannabis crop in Chelsea Heights this morning. Two search warrants were executed this morning as part of ...

Burglaries investigated

A SERIES of burglaries in Moorabbin are being investigated by the Kingston Crime Investigation Unit. The first took place on 19 August on South Road. A second burglary occurred on 23 August on Ebden ...