Fears for long held arboretum hopes

CONSTRUCTION being undertaken by the Level Crossing Removal Project in Seaford has caused a stir among residents keen to see long held plans for an arboretum come to life. The LXRP is working on a sh...

No delay for council poll date

THE state government has confirmed that this year’s council elections will go ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic. Frankston residents will vote by mail on 24 October this year. A media release put o...

Council elections will go ahead

THE state government has confirmed that this year’s council elections will go ahead amid the coronavirus pandemic. Kingston residents will vote by mail on 24 October this year. A media release put ou...

Timeline extended for rail works

WORKS beginning on the Frankston line this weekend are now scheduled to run for nine weeks. The LXRP has confirmed the extended timeline for the project. Between 23 May and 27 July, buses will replac...

Substation plans at ‘impasse’

PLANS to refurbish the substation in Seaford have hit a snag. Designs for a refurbished exterior for the vacant substation building have been completed. They feature greening the top part of the wall...

Motorcycle driver rams police car

A POLICE member had to dive out of the way to avoid being run down by a motorcycle driver in Chelsea Heights last week. At around 11.40pm, 8 May, two detectives on the Frankston Freeway saw two motor...

Telstra switches on 5G

THE first sites of Telstra’s 5G network on the Mornington Peninsula are now up and running. The switch-on follows completion in March to upgrades of the telecommunication company’s mobile sites. Sorr...

Woman crushed to death at workplace

A WOMAN has died after an incident at a Dingley Village workplace last week. The 34-year-old was crushed to death inside a shipping container while unloading marble slabs, a WorkSafe statement read. ...