Council accused of not playing ball

FRANKSTON District Basketball Association have accused Frankston Council of refusing to return $2.5 million to the state government. The money was pledged by the state government to the expansion of ...

Council tees off on golf course plans

KINGSTON Council held a special meeting on 17 September to unanimously vote to abandon the planning scheme amendment to rezone Peninsula Kingswood Golf Course. The meeting was well attended by suppor...

Lifesavers hope for funds

CARRUM lifesavers welcomed a promise from the state government that will see them receive $1.5 million in funding if Labor is successful in the November election. The money will go towards the expans...

State coalition hits the books

OPPOSITION leader Matthew Guy MP visited Bonbeach to announce the state Liberal-Nationals’ latest election promise, to provide funding to government schools to help students pay for textbooks. “An el...

Police arrest escapee Caleb Pavlovic

Police have arrested Caleb Pavlovic who was wanted on warrant after he allegedly escaped from the Frankston Magistrates’ Court yesterday (23 October). The 20-year-old Hastings man had been remanded i...

Warrant issued for escapee Caleb Pavlovic

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Caleb Pavlovic. A warrant has been issued for the 20-year-old’s arrest after he escaped from Frankston Magistrates’ Court this afternoon. The...

Pines’ promise for home ground

ERIC Bell Reserve is the latest home of a big election commitment, with the state Labor government pledging $500,000 towards upgrading the club rooms and providing female friendly football facilities...

Council piles on election promise praise

FRANKSTON mayor Colin Hampton has heaped praise on Frankston candidate Michael Lamb for promising a Liberal Nationals government would pay for council projects at Oliver’s Hill and Centenary Park. A ...

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...