Volunteer ‘takes a break’

LOOKING for “something worthwhile” to do to help the community first attracted Langwarrin’s Marie Wright to volunteer at the former Citizen’s Advice Bureau in Frankston. Now – 45 years later – she th...

Postcodes may be key to drug sites

THE postcodes of drug users visiting Frankston’s methadone outlets will be collected to help authorities identify the best locations for methadone outlets in other areas. The short-term tactic is aim...

City looks to health sector for jobs boost

FRANKSTON City’s health sector is booming and the mayor, Cr Darrel Taylor, thinks the time is right for major health organisations to set up shop in the city centre. “The shift in the industry has be...

Post office plan ‘under review’

ESTABLISHING a post office at Aspendale Gardens would be a “huge win for a community isolated from postal services,” Mordialloc MP Lorraine Wreford said. She is urging residents to sign her online pe...

Plans to meet basketball needs

FRANKSTON Council has endorsed a $20-$25 million plan to provide adequate basketball facilities through to 2031. A report to council last week outlined ways to upgrade and expand the city’s indoor ba...