‘Toxic’ tale of two streets

PEOPLE who have tried to change Frankston for the better have been publicly kicked by critics according to a councillor who worked on the Wells St revamp. At this month’s public council meeting, Cr G...

Minor discord finale to musical bus tour

MORNINGTON Peninsula Regional Gallery and Frankston’s Pier Bandroom echoed to the sounds of the second Victorian Music Crawl last week. It was all part of a contemporary music bus tour, Thursday to S...

Race on to save road

A FIGHT to keep Eel Race Rd in Carrum open to traffic is set to go the distance despite a decision to close the road as part of the state government’s level crossing removals project. A petition with...

Dogs ban stays put

DOGS will not be freed to roam along Frankston foreshore after councillors voted against a trial of a leash-free area between Frankston Pier and the Olivers Hill boat ramp. Councillors decided at las...

Pokies losses continue to mount

A STAGGERING $62 million was lost by punters on pokies in Frankston over 12 months according to figures released last month by Victoria’s gambling regulator. Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liq...

Pay offer rejected again by workers

A MAJORITY of staff at Frankston Council voted down a pay offer last week amid an ongoing stand-off between employees and council management over a new enterprise bargaining agreement. A vote held la...

Joint op’s fines time

A JOINT operation in Langwarrin by police and sheriff’s officers, Saturday 12 August, led to 998 warrants being executed bringing in fines of more than $300,000. The police, from Somerville Highway P...

Promenade plan moves businesses

THREE businesses will be relocated as part of the plan to elevate rail and build a promenade in Carrum to separate road from rail at level crossings. Three buildings will be demolished and two vacant...

Pokies losses in top ten

A WHOPPING $83 million was lost by punters on pokies in Kingston over 12 months according to figures released last month by Victoria’s gambling regulator. Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor...