Off leash dogs on the agenda

A PROPOSED 24-hour off leash dog area at Edithvale Foreshore Reserve is set to face scrutiny at the next Kingston council meeting on 22 October. A consultation session was held on 16 October to engag...

Labor looks for learning votes

SCHOOLS have been the focus of an election promise blitz by state Labor members this week. Aspendale Primary School came away as the big winners of the week, securing $371,600 in budgeted funding fro...

Lengthy test run for Coast Guard

A MOCK rescue conducted by the Frankston Volunteer Coast Guard on 3 October has shown it takes roughly 40 minutes to make a rescue from their current temporary base. The rescue team departed Patterso...

Convention centre plans revealed

A CONVENTION centre with a capacity of over 1000 people has been touted for Frankston. The centre, which may double as a hotel, has been advocated for by Dunkley MP Chris Crewther, who says he is wor...

Jubilant days at Jubilee Park

JUBILEE Park is set to receive another funding boost under a re-elected state Labor government, with $10 million promised to the centre if the party wins the upcoming election. The funding will go to...

Councillor expenses on the rise

CLAIMED expenses by Frankston councillors rose by nearly double in 2017/2018 compared to the previous financial year. Council’s annual report revealed that councillors claimed $56,327 in expenses in ...

Dingley Village decision on horizon

THE Peninsula Kingswood Country Golf Club in Dingley Village are set to wind down operations in preparation of vacating their current site. The land currently occupied by the golf club is the propose...

Council call on development overturned

A FRANKSTON council decision to deny a permit to a planned 9 to 10 storey development on the Nepean Highway has been overturned by the Victorian Civil and Administrative Tribunal. VCAT confirmed that...

Votes get popular projects over the line

Eleven projects from Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula are among 237 Pick My Project ideas sharing $30 million of taxpayers’ money. Ranging from charity works to recreational pursuits, the succe...