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...

Crashed plane ‘engine failed’

Mayday before fatality A PRELIMINARY report into the fatal plane crash in Mordialloc last month has found the single-engine Cessna 172 was making its first flight since an engine replacement. The Aus...

New stations on electric Baxter line

A GANG of politicians gathered at Baxter train station last week to spruik a $450 million plan to extend the electrification of the Frankston line to Baxter. The train station provided a platform on ...

Anniversary of murders chance to help

A MEMORIAL to remember the three victims of the 1993 Frankston murders will be held this month amid a community-led push to now help the “unknown victim” of the murders. Jake Blair, now 25, was just ...

Laneway under fire

FRUSTRATED Edithvale residents are imploring Kingston Council to close a laneway to public use and misuse. South Ward councillor Tamsin Bearsley tabled a petition from “about 20 residents” in the Nor...

Eateries may fill ‘empty’ building

THE council building on Frankston’s foreshore partly leased by the Frankston Yacht Club may be on the verge of gaining two new occupants alongside the club. After the latest 2 July public council mee...

Wells Street audit under wraps

AN audit of the troubled revamp of Wells Street will not be made available to ratepayers after councillors voted behind closed doors after the 2 June public council meeting to keep its contents “conf...

Breakfast club forms for needy

BREAKFAST for the homeless and disadvantaged will be served up at Frankston’s Chisholm TAFE campus after the education institute stepped up to the plate to host a meals service from October. City Lif...

‘No more’ pokies spread – council

A PLEA to stop any more pokies machines coming to the Frankston area is being made by council to state politicians. Councillors at this month’s public council meeting unanimously decided to write to ...

History in the frame for art

A MOVE from premises in Mentone to new digs in early 2016 was the impetus for an art group to paint a picture of its own history in book form. Mentone Mordialloc Art Group member Pamela Cooper compil...