Public space sale investigated

A FORENSIC investigation into the sale of public space on Evelyn Street has been ordered by Frankston Council. Cr Glenn Aitken said that “there is concern that discussions or negotiations” occurred “...

Youth the future for hall

RENOVATION works at Mordialloc’s Masonic Hall are scheduled to begin by the end of the year, at an expected cost of $2 million. Council bought the building for $1.15 million in 2011, but it has since...

Hawks change Dingley plans

CHANGES to plans for Hawthorn Football Club’s new Dingley home have been given a thumbs up by Kingston Council. Councillors voted at their 26 August meeting to put amendments to Hawthorn Football Clu...

Junior footy club gets finals axe

THE Mordialloc Redbacks Junior Football Club’s under-13 side has been booted from the 2019 finals after an AFL South East investigation found them guilty of playing an overage player. An AFL South Ea...

Man charged over Langwarrin death

Homicide Squad detectives have charged a man following the death of a child in Langwarrin on 2 September. Emergency services were called to an address in Potts Road about 4.10pm after reports that a ...

More trouble for Yacht Club building

NEGOTIATIONS to lease out a bottom floor section of the Yacht Club building have hit troubled waters. Frankston Council confirmed last week that negotiations to occupy the space, which has mostly sat...

MP defends mandatory reporting

FRANKSTON MP Paul Edbrooke revealed his father’s story of survival in an emotional defence of mandatory reporting legislation which would force priests to report confessions of sexual abuse. Mr Edbro...

Apartments ‘no longer safe’

A MORDIALLOC apartment complex has been evacuated amid safety concerns. An inspection of the complex by a Victorian Building Authority panel on 22 August led to the building being vacated. The panel ...