Director resigns, trustees intervene

THE director of McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park has resigned and the trustees of McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park will meet artists previously told to vacate premises to review leases at S...

Sky rail plan ‘arrogant’

BUSINESS deals to build sky rail along sections of the Frankston line won’t be “torn up” but any incoming Coalition state government in Victoria will look again at any level crossing removal not fini...

Stadium upgrade in strife

MILLIONS of dollars in state and federal funding could be lost to the Frankston area amid a stand off over a new lease for the Frankston Basketball Stadium. Construction work on a first stage $12.7 m...

Unaffordable homes sees homeless rise

MORE than 1200 people were counted as homeless across the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula council areas in the 2011 census. That’s six years ago, but, sadly, the number has “increased dramatically...

Lobbyist hired for council cash dash

A COLLINS St lobbying firm was hired by Frankston Council to push for state and federal funding for the region in the lead up to 2010 state election and 2016 federal election. The hiring of a lobbyis...

Rail rises at river

ELEVATED rail is coming to Carrum as part of the state government’s promise to remove level crossings along the Frankston line in a plan dubbed “sky rail” by opponents of any form of raised rail. Lab...

IBAC finds nothing to answer on wedge

INVESTIGATIONS by state watchdogs into alleged code of conduct breaches have found a Kingston councillor has no case to answer over the way he voted on Green Wedge planning matters during the previou...

Hall’s well for youth hub plan

YOUTH could hold the key to the future of the historic Mordialloc Masonic Hall. Kingston Council asked for expressions of interest last year for tenants to lease the vacant building that requires ext...