Stadium lease stoush in overtime

A STALEMATE over lease terms for the use of the Frankston Basketball Stadium that threatens a $12.7 million upgrade and expansion of the stadium is no closer to resolution two weeks after The Times f...

Fear funding change may hit homeless

HOMELESSNESS could get a lot worse if Treasurer Scott Morrison “tampers” with any of the $1.3 billion of federal funding that keeps public and community housing afloat, according to Council to Homele...

Rosie Batty backs legal help centre

THE Frankston-based Peninsula Community Legal Centre has welcomed the support of high-profile domestic violence campaigner Rosie Batty in the fight to stop funding cuts that could cripple the service...

Church appeal goes to Supreme Court

A GROUP that saw a bid to build a place of worship on green wedge land in Carrum Downs dashed by VCAT on religious grounds is appealing to the Supreme Court of Victoria to press ahead with its plan. ...

Car theft, assault charges

A FRANKSTON North man has been arrested over a series of alleged offences in Chelsea early on Monday 13 March. The 22-year-old has been charged with intentionally causing injury, recklessly causing i...

Home heights go up

HOMES will be able to be built slightly higher but not wider, depending on the size of a block, according to changes made by the state government to Plan Melbourne 2017-2050 development guidelines. L...

Stadium stoush blows up

A BITTER argument over lease terms that endangers a multi-million dollar upgrade to the Frankston Basketball Stadium has erupted publicly while building contractors on site wait to begin work. A meet...

Director resigns, trustees intervene

THE director of McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park has resigned and the trustees of McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park will meet artists previously told to vacate premises to review leases at S...

Sky rail plan ‘arrogant’

BUSINESS deals to build sky rail along sections of the Frankston line won’t be “torn up” but any incoming Coalition state government in Victoria will look again at any level crossing removal not fini...