Pier bill nears million mark

REPAIRS to Seaford Pier will cost $900,000 so it can be fully reopened to the public. State Carrum Labor MP Sonya Kilkenny announced last Wednesday (23 May) that restoration works to replace damaged ...

Creek ‘leading light’ remembered

A LEADING light of the Kananook Creek Association has been honoured by volunteers at a tree planting ceremony on the banks of the creek in Seaford. KCA members and friends of Yvonne Sisson, known as ...

Hospital’s health warning

MAJOR private healthcare provider Healthscope has flagged financial performance problems at Frankston Private Hospital while closing its private hospitals in Geelong and Cotham. Healthscope lodged a ...

Freeway on the way

IT looks like it is full speed ahead for the construction of the Mordialloc Bypass linking the Mornington Peninsula Freeway in Aspendale Gardens to the Dingley Bypass in Dingley Village. Two contract...

Lobby group spreads influence

RATEPAYERS’ money will go to a lobby group pushing for more federal and state funding for Frankston. A 5-1 majority of councillors at the 14 May public council meeting agreed council should join the ...

Consultants arrive at council

CONSULTANTS have visited Frankston Council alongside the municipal monitor brought in last year to help councillors get along with each other and ratepayers will foot the bill. Former Carlton Footbal...

Electorate change objections mount

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire council has lodged objections to boundary changes to the Dunkley electorate that would see Mornington and the northern part of Baxter move into the Flinders electorate. Shi...

Big win for Ally’s family in budget

A SEAFORD family feels like it won the lottery in this month’s federal budget but “the win” has nothing to do with putting cash into their hip pocket. The Clarke family is rapt that daughter Ally, 10...

Volunteers thanked

SELFLESS people who pitch in for the good of the community deserve a pat on the back during National Volunteer Week from 21-27 May. The mayor Cr Colin Hampton publicly thanked volunteers across Frank...