Hastings port planner slashes jobs

STAFF numbers have been cut to 14 at the Port of Hastings Development Authority. The latest cuts are in line with the Labor government’s aim of hearing from Infrastructure Victoria before deciding on...

Wreckers lined up for Ambassador

The sounds of a wrecker’s machinery will provide a backdrop to sighs of relief and the popping of champagne corks when demolition of the former Ambassador Hotel begins next month. Owner Joanna Kordos...

Out in force for Anzacs

THOUSANDS of people commemorated Anzac Day, attending dawn services and marches across Frankston. The threat of rain did not appear to impact on the numbers gathering to mark the centenary of the ill...

Yoga school to be wound up

THE final winding up of the financial affairs of the organisation behind the Shiva School of Meditation and Yoga, Mt Eliza, could depend on “litigation flowing” from allegations against its former sp...

Hall of fame for tourism centre

The Frankston Visitor Information Centre has again taken out top honours at the QANTAS Australian Tourism Awards held 2015. Frankston Visitor Information Centre is the first one of its kind to be ind...

Mosque leaders condemn fatal siege

LEADERS from the Ahmadiyya Muslim Association’sa mosque in Langwarrin “categorically and unequivocally” condemned the Sydney siege that led to the deaths of two hostages held at gunpoint in a cafe by...

Councils bank on expanded port

FRANKSTON Council is banking on the $12 billion development of a container port at Hasting to achieve one of its main aims: jobs. Frankston mayor Cr Darrel Taylor said an “impact analysis” of the exp...