Concern from council on campaigning

FRANKSTON Council will write to VicRoads to express their “grave concern that a government authority sees fit to grant consent for reserves under its control being used for candidate electoral signag...

Council calls for commitments

FRANKSTON Council has made a plea to re-elected Frankston MP Paul Edbrooke to make funding commitments to their ‘Future Frankston’ projects. Council last week released a statement which heaped praise...

Change of guard for pool operator

THREE out of five board members of Peninsula Leisure have been replaced in a significant shake-up. Frankston Council confirmed that, three new “non-executive directors” have been appointed to the boa...

Councillor O’Connor back on board

FRANKSTON councillor Lillian O’Connor has returned to council after a prolonged leave of absence. Cr O’Connor stepped down as deputy mayor and had a leave of absence granted in June, with “personal r...

‘Gifts’ enable networking – mayor

TICKETS and invitations for council officers and councillors to attend sporting events are a “perfect example” of the type of “gift” that can benefit Mornington Peninsula Shire, according to the mayo...

Arts projects in the money

SIX arts projects have been awarded Kingston Council annual arts grants. Diverse projects including carers’ art classes, historical storytelling, a Chinese Cultural Festival and sci-fi workshops “to ...

‘Green land grab’ rejected

CENTRAL “green land” in Frankston is attracting interest for development as councillors debate how to push ahead with “greening” the city. The Times understands a state government department has in r...

‘Albo’ by the bay

THE federal opposition’s spokesman for infrastructure, transport, cities and regional development Anthony “Albo” Albanese, will get the lowdown on Frankston when he attends a “roundtable lunch” at th...