Contract awarded for rail works

THE contract for level crossing removal works at Edithvale, Chelsea, and Bonbeach stations has been awarded. The contract for work on the three Frankston line stations will cost taxpayers $744 millio...

Free showers for homeless now open

A FREE shower facility for the homeless has opened at the Comfort Station in Frankston. The facility, located at the end of Playne Street, was officially opened on 3 December.  The showers are r...

Tributes paid to mother killed in crash

THE family of a woman who died in a horrific collision in Seaford last week have remembered her as a “loving wife and mother to her beautiful 10-year-old son”. Mount Martha resident Rose Kelly, 43, d...

Man charged after Seaford fatal collision

Major Collision Investigation Unit detectives have charged a 20-year-old man after a fatal crash in Seaford yesterday that claimed the life of a Mount Martha woman. Emergency services were called to ...

Police investigate Seaford fatality

Police are currently at the scene of a fatal collision in Seaford. Investigators have been told a south bound vehicle crossed over onto north bound lanes and collided head-on into a vehicle just afte...

Police increase beach presence

AN increased police presence will be patrolling Port Phillip Bay beaches this summer to help curb bad behaviour. Local police will work with the public order response team, mounted branch, water poli...

No report into Bay Trail risks

KINGSTON councillors have voted against a move to prepare a report into the risk assessment process used while designing the Bay Trail between Mentone and Mordialloc. The Bay Trail issue has proved c...

IBAC investigation involves former MP

A FORMER Mordialloc MP has become embroiled in IBAC’s investigation into alleged corruption at Casey Council. The hearings for Operation Sandon, a public examination of allegations of serious corrupt...

Pool operator eyes former footy site

PENINSULA Leisure has been given permission to respond to the expression of interest at St Kilda FC’s former home in Seaford and the tender for Pines Forest Aquatic Centre.  Peninsula Leisure Pt...

Safety measures sought at crossing

FRANKSTON Council have agreed to seek an MOA from the Department of Transport to install a pedestrian operated signal at McCormicks Road in Skye following a fatal collision involving an elderly pedes...