Train pain is on way

COMMUTERS will face some early new year travel pain on the Frankston line while work is undertaken around Caulfield Junction to ensure new High Capacity Metro Trains can run through the junction. Pow...

Getting to know council grades

A STATE government website tracking the performance of councils across Victoria shows Kingston Council collects higher rates than similar-sized councils in the state but performs above average on pro...

Basketball stadium bill still in play

RATEPAYERS may still face a substantial bill in the wake of Frankston Council walking away from a $12.7 million redevelopment of the Frankston Basketball Stadium. A 7-2 majority of councillors voted ...

Councillor forced out of Labor Party

A FRANKSTON councillor has been kicked out of the Australian Labor Party. South ward councillor Steve Toms had his party membership cancelled last month by the Victorian branch of the ALP. Cr Toms ha...

Rent stress hits home for many residents

NO neighbourhood in Melbourne or regional cities is affordable for a single person on Centrelink, single pensioner, or single parent on a low part-time income, Council to Homeless Persons CEO Jenny S...

Life saving club redesigned for coast

A RETHINK and redesign may see a $3.4 million redevelopment of the Edithvale Life Saving get back on track after initial plans were ruled non-compliant with the Coastal Management Act by the Departme...

Pools fix costly repair job

THE BILL for fixing underground pipes to reopen the main swimming pools at the Peninsula Aquatic and Recreation Centre in time for the busy summer months could creep close to the $1 million mark. The...

New hospital on horizon

AN AMBITIOUS vision of the future of health and education in the Frankston region has been unveiled under a plan to base a health and education hub at a rebuilt Frankston Hospital in partnership with...

New station is on line

A NEW train station on the Frankston line is open for business, commuters and shoppers. Southland Station, located between Cheltenham and Highett stations, near Southland Shopping Centre will see tra...