CEO’s salary rises slightly

KINGSTON Council’s chief executive officer John Nevins has seen his annual pay rise by 1.5 per cent to more than $380,000 after a performance review. The mayor Cr Steve Staikos confirmed the salary i...

Basketball money on way to park

TAXPAYERS’ money could be heading to a sports stadium at Jubilee Park if a Frankston Council plan to divert funding from its original destination of the Frankston Basketball Stadium in Seaford. Counc...

Let there be lights

MATCHING funding announcements from both major political parties seem set to be a political tactic in the lead up to November’s state election. Premier Daniel Andrews attended the Frankston Dolphins’...

Bright spark lights up car

A LANGWARRIN man is lucky to be alive after trying to remove a gas tank from a car using an angle grinder on Tuesday morning. The Ford sedan’s gas tank exploded, likely due to ​a ​spark from the angl...

‘Road warriors’ begin battle

ALL roads lead to a state election in November and voters should prepare for a steady flow of political pledges in marginal electorates along the Frankston line. Politicians from both major political...

Billson ‘never hid second job’

FORMER small business minister and MP for Dunkley Bruce Billson has left an unintended legacy at Federal Parliament in the wake of a privileges committee inquiry into a second job he accepted while s...

Investigation starts after MP comments

ALLEGATIONS against the Frankston & District Basketball Association by federal Dunkley Liberal MP Chris Crewther will be investigated by Victoria’s peak basketball body. Basketball Victoria annou...

Pests tamper with fox traps

FOX traps around the Frankston area will be monitored to catch another type of pest — people who tamper with the snares designed to protect native wildlife. Frankston Council will install CCTV camera...

Pier ‘to be fixed soon’

THE end of Seaford Pier will be reopened to the public, but it remains unclear when fencing at the pier end will be removed and why no repair works have been done for more than a year. Repeated reque...

‘Three amigos’ tackle beer bandit

THREE tradies awoken by the sound of a burglar trying to steal their beer fridge made “a citizen’s arrest” in Sandhurst after two chased and apprehended the intruder. Police said the fridge thief has...