Kingston facilities shut doors

KINGSTON Council has made the call to close a number of its facilities to “help slow the spread of the COVID-19 virus within the community”. Kingston Council run libraries, Waves Leisure Centre, King...

Hawks’ Dingley Village plans on hold

HAWTHORN Football Club’s plans to build a new home base in Dingley Village have been put on hold. Hawthorn president Jeff Kennett wrote to members earlier this month to tell them that work on the pro...

Virus won’t stop station works

TWO Frankston line stations have closed while level crossing removal works are undertaken. Mentone and Cheltenham stations both shut last week. They will be replaced by new stations, which are schedu...

Frankston may declare ‘pandemic’

THE state of emergency declared in response to the growing threat of COVID-19 may trigger Frankston’s pandemic plan. A state of emergency was called by the state government on 16 March. Premier Danie...

Schools close, businesses shut

SCHOOL is out early and many businesses will be forced to shut their doors as part of the latest COVID-19 precautions implemented across Victoria. Premier Daniel Andrews announced late last week that...

Arts Centre to shut for a month

THE show will not go on at the Frankston Arts Centre.  The centre will close for nearly a month, from 16 March to 13 April, to help prevent the spread of COVID-19. A statement put out by the Fra...

Three arrested after drug operation

THREE people have been arrested after an investigation into alleged drug trafficking and cultivation across the bayside suburbs of Melbourne. Two men and a woman were arrested on 13 March after polic...

Community denied say on dog ban

FRANKSTON Council has decided to deny the community a say about allowing dogs into the city centre. All dogs are currently prohibited from being inside Frankston’s city centre. Council was considerin...