Carrum Downs shooting investigated

AN investigation is underway after a gun was fired in a Carrum Downs street last week. Police have been told that a man walking along Cadles Road was approached by a person with a gun, who then fired...

Green light for new road

THE connection between the Nepean Highway and McLeod Road in Carrum is now open. Works to connect the roads have taken place amid level crossing removal works at Eel Race Road in Carrum and Mascot Av...

Community rallies at boat ramp

A CROWD of hundreds turned up to a rally on Sunday, 16 February to support keeping Launching Way as operators at the Patterson River boat ramp. Trevor and Lynette Hogan of Launching Way have manned t...

Ambassador arrests spike

POLICE have made 20 arrests at the notorious Ambassador Hotel since December last year. Police operation “Diplomat” has been running at the hotel for just over two months. In the week ending 9 Februa...

Audit into Green Wedge action delay

THE process undertaken to act on changes to Frankston’s Green Wedge management plan has been referred to an audit for review. On 14 October last year, Frankston councillors voted to reject a proposal...

Booze ban around the clock

A 24 HOUR alcohol free zone is set to be implemented on the Mordialloc foreshore. A ban on drinking alcohol on the foreshore is currently in place from 9pm – 7am. Kingston Council has approved ...

Centrelink site set to shutdown

THE federal government’s shock decision to close the Mornington Centrelink and Medicare offices next month was a “real kick in the guts”, Mornington Peninsula Shire mayor Cr Sam Hearn said last week....

Crackdown on noise complaints

A NEW local law has been introduced to punish owners of short stay rental properties whose guests cause trouble and make too much noise.  Under the new local law, owners will be charged an annua...

VicRoads issue scam warning

SCAMMERS are targeting businesses and homes in Frankston and Langwarrin pretending to be VicRoads workers. VicRoads issued a statement last week which read that the organisation had been “alerted to ...

Station opens and roads close

THE newly constructed Carrum Station is set to open on 17 February. The opening of the elevated station will signal the end of two weeks of headaches for train passengers, who will have to catch buse...