Pines to link with Fijian group

SOCCER FRANKSTON Pines is on the verge of the biggest off-field restructure in the club’s history as it closes in on a partnership agreement with the Victorian Multicultural Sports Association. The V...

Japanese import takes out Peninsula Cup

HORSE RACING THE Japanese-bred thoroughbreds continued their dominance of this year’s Spring Racing Carnival with a narrow victory in the 2019 Peninsula Cup at Mornington on Sunday 3 November. Former...

Fast food fee rises hard to swallow

FEE hikes of 70 per cent for annual food registrations are being described as outrageous by a Peninsula Link fast food restaurateur. Barton Smith, who runs two Oporto outlets at the BP service statio...

Former gambler takes the fight to pokies

A SOMERVILLE woman honoured at last week’s Victorian Senior of the Year awards says state governments and large corporations must learn to wean themselves off relying on gambling revenues. Anna Bards...

Woman killed

A WOMAN has died after being hit by a car in Moorooduc, 31 October. Police believe that several cars had stopped on the side of Peninsula Link at around 9pm after colliding with debris on the road. I...

Fleet blessing this weekend

THE Frankston Coast Guard will host their annual blessing of the fleet on 10 November. VF1 are inviting the local community to come along to the event, which sees rescue vessels blessed by a celebran...

MP pushes for QT reform

DUNKLEY MP Peta Murphy is pushing to reform parliament’s question time.  The first term MP made a co-submission to the standing committee’s inquiry into the practices and procedures of question ...

School upgrades undertaken

UPGRADE works are underway at Belvedere Park Primary School. Works at the school are set to total $1.4 million. Upgrades include the extension and refurbishment of existing classrooms, new toilets, a...

Rail extension business case complete

THE long awaited business case investigating the electrification and duplication of the Frankston line to Baxter was handed to the federal government last week. Work on the business case, which would...