Plane crash cause probe

AIRCRAFT crash investigators will examine the reasons for a light plane crash in Mordialloc on Friday (8 June). A single-engine Cessna 172 that took off from Moorabbin Airport at about 4pm crashed in...

Mobile trailer hits the streets

A MOBILE kitchen trailer to help feed homeless and disadvantaged people in the Frankston area has been built thanks to the generosity of several corporate, government and sporting club supporters. Th...

Crossing fund reservations expressed

GROWING discontent over the removal of vegetation and “moonscaped” land around Seaford’s RF Miles Reserve as part of the Seaford Road level crossing removal has seen Frankston councillors demand clar...

Time up for ‘party houses’

A BID by Frankston Council to curb the noise nuisance of “party houses” leased out on a short-term basis is heading to court. A case listed to be heard at Frankston Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (14...

Public to be filmed at council meetings

PEOPLE attending Kingston Council meetings will be filmed in future after some councillors voiced safety concerns in the wake of “disgraceful behaviour” at some meetings last year. Pointing a CCTV ca...

Council meetings unedited

VIDEO recordings of public Kingston Council meetings have not been tampered with in any way, the mayor Cr Steve Staikos says. The mayor responded to allegations made in Parliament by Liberal state Up...

Internet rollout ‘war zone’

A “NATION building” infrastructure project has been accused of leaving a trail of destruction in its wake through Kingston. The rollout of the national broadband network internet by NBN Co has been s...

‘Trick’ tickets not fine

A SPATE of fake parking tickets emailed to residents has Frankston Council warning people not to pay scammers. Fraudulent parking infringement notices have been sent by email to several people over t...

Drive-by shooting 

A NEWBORN baby was among the occupants of a Frankston house hit by gunfire early this morning (31 May). Police said a drive-by shooting was reported just before 5am on Warrain Street and a car at the...

New laws police councils

COUNCILLORS and mayors who seriously misbehave could be suspended for up to a year under new provisions in an amended Local Government Act introduced by the state government. Victorian Local Governme...