Mentone Hotel ‘saved’

MUSIC, drinks and food will be on the menu at the Mentone Hotel again after a compromise deal agreed to include a bar in a redevelopment of the historic building. The plan to convert the hotel to apa...

CEO’s salary rises slightly

KINGSTON Council’s chief executive officer John Nevins has seen his annual pay rise by 1.5 per cent to more than $380,000 after a performance review. The mayor Cr Steve Staikos confirmed the salary i...

Basketball money on way to park

TAXPAYERS’ money could be heading to a sports stadium at Jubilee Park if a Frankston Council plan to divert funding from its original destination of the Frankston Basketball Stadium in Seaford. Counc...

Let there be lights

MATCHING funding announcements from both major political parties seem set to be a political tactic in the lead up to November’s state election. Premier Daniel Andrews attended the Frankston Dolphins’...

Parties unite over power

THE Port of Hastings is being seen as an integral link in supplying liquid hydrogen to Japan. The hydrogen, produced from brown coal in the Latrobe Valley, will go overseas while the CO2 released in ...

‘Road warriors’ begin battle

ALL roads lead to a state election in November and voters should prepare for a steady flow of political pledges in marginal electorates along the Frankston line. Politicians from both major political...

Easter drivers break drink laws

THE police traffic Operation Nexus held over the Easter holiday period tested 11,474 drivers for drink-and-drug driving across Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula. The state-wide operation, which ...

Investigation starts after MP comments

ALLEGATIONS against the Frankston & District Basketball Association by federal Dunkley Liberal MP Chris Crewther will be investigated by Victoria’s peak basketball body. Basketball Victoria annou...

Pests tamper with fox traps

FOX traps around the Frankston area will be monitored to catch another type of pest — people who tamper with the snares designed to protect native wildlife. Frankston Council will install CCTV camera...

Electoral ground moves for MPs

PROPOSED changes to the boundaries of Victorian federal electorates almost halve the seat of Flinders held by Liberal Greg Hunt, while the neighbouring seat of Dunkley held by Liberal MP Chris Crewth...