Council accepts Eel Race Road closure

CALLS from Frankston Council to stop a level crossing removal project at Eel Race Road have gone quiet. Council unanimously voted in 2017 to write to the state government to “formally oppose the clos...

Hunt under pressure in coup fallout

JULIA Banks finally broke cover on Thursday last week with an “announcement” that had been rumoured for weeks: she will stand as an independent candidate for Flinders at the May federal election. In ...

Councils butt heads over Baxter line

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire mayor David Gill has poured cold water on Frankston Council CEO Dennis Hovenden’s claims that the shire has “no problem” with Baxter being the end point for the Frankston l...

Charity clashes with council over dog

Primrose’s pain: A hernia on Primrose has been operated on, and she is recovering well. Pictures: Supplied A CHARITY helping dogs who need life saving treatment has accused Frankston Council of cutti...

Eel Race Road closure soon

DIVISIVE level crossing removal works which will cut off access to Eel Race Road are expected to begin after the current batch of work at Carrum Station. Major works are now underway to remove the le...

Jet ski riders say ‘enough is enough’

OVER 100 Jet skis departed from Patterson River on Sunday to ride down the Mornington Peninsula in protest of recent council push back against the sport. The riders left at a little after 10am, and s...

Close call for drowning child at PARC

A YOUNG boy has survived a drowning scare at the Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre on 8 January. Police and ambulance were called to the centre just before 4pm when a five-year-old was pulled from ...

Rail resolution between councils signalled

FRANKSTON and Mornington councillors have met behind closed doors to discuss the plan to electrify the Frankston line to Baxter. There had been some discrepancy between Frankston and Mornington counc...

Council to explore City Hall improvements

A REPORT will be prepared that explores a “stage 2 masterplan” that considers the “structural feasibility” of Kingston City Hall, with potential future investment into the hall for improved arts faci...

Plan to cash out of car parking

DEVELOPERS will now be able pay cash to council to avoid having to construct car parks on their developments in Frankston. The recently approved amendment to the Frankston Planning Scheme states that...