Crime rate highest in a decade

KINGSTON’S criminal incident rate was at its highest in a decade in 2019 according to the Crime Statistics Agency. The latest CSA figures released last month revealed that the total number of crimina...

Pearcedale Fatal

Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding a fatal collision which occurred at Pearcedale yesterday afternoon (14 January 2020). Investigators have been told an SUV was travelling along B...

Rail users face more bus pain

BUSES are set to replace trains on the Frankston line over a two month period in mid-2020. Public transport users will be made to ride buses between Moorabbin and Mordialloc train stations from mid-M...

Safety upgrades to ease road dangers

THE Moorooduc Highway, Western Port Highway and the Frankston Freeway are among roads to be equipped with wire rope barriers in a bid to prevent lane change, head-on crashes and run-off-road crashes....

Opinions wanted on park future

A SURVEY to help decide the future use of Braeside Park has been launched by Parks Victoria. Some of the proposed changes to the 310 hectare space include allowing dogs and group camping. Parks Victo...

VCAT knocks back Cove development

THE Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal has rejected a proposal to grant a planning permit for a ten storey apartment building in Patterson Lakes. Two 10 storey developments had been planned ...

Bypass budget ‘blowout’ blasted

THE state opposition has blasted a “massive cost blowout” on the construction of the Mordialloc Freeway. The nine kilometer stretch of road, which will link the Mornington Peninsula Freeway at Spring...

Shopping centre works next year

MANAGEMENT at Karingal Hub have announced that they are proceeding with redevelopment works at the shopping centre in 2020. “We are officially moving ahead with our exciting redevelopment, with work ...