Centres ‘talks are not negotiations’

QUESTIONS over negotiations between Mornington Peninsula Shire and a Frankston Council-established company to possibly outsource the management of peninsula sports centres remain unanswered, despite ...

Bay eyes on water

A BAY watch coalition of the willing will be established to act on Port Phillip Bay pollution if a Kingston Council plan gains state and federal government support. Councillors at a public council me...

Sports ‘in the swim’

A COMPANY set up by Frankston Council to manage swim centres has been negotiating with Mornington Peninsula Shire council to take over management of peninsula sports centres. Peninsula Leisure Pty Lt...

Reserve returns to Parks

A COMMUNITY committee of management announced amid much fanfare by the state government early last year has been axed as custodians of the Frankston Nature Conservation Reserve. The state government ...

Lake life ‘toxic’ for residents

DISCOLOURED bright green water at Lake Carramar in the Quiet Lakes at Patterson Lakes has prompted Kingston Council to write to the state government and Melbourne Water “expressing concern” over high...

Court for family violence – Moorabbin

A SPECIALIST family violence court to be established in Moorabbin is among a raft of state budget measures aimed at providing support to victims in Kingston. The new court funding was included in a $...

New base rises from ashes

A NEW headquarters for the Chelsea unit of the SES will be built in Aspendale with $2.8 million in funding last week allocated to its construction in the 2017-18 state budget. Chelsea unit controller...

‘All clear’ for speed cameras

THE Road Safety Camera Commissioner has backed the performance of the Peninsula Link speed cameras and reproached motorists contesting their fines. The commissioner, John Voyage, was asked to investi...

Cannabis crop seized after fire

MORE than 900 marijuana plants were seized in a raid on a Seaford factory, Thursday 4 May. The crop came to light when firemen arrived to extinguish a small blaze – ironically started when an illegal...

Court for family violence

A SPECIALIST family violence court to be established in Frankston is among a raft of state budget measures that MP Paul Edbrooke says “commit more to the prevention of family violence than the whole ...