Summer beachgoer disruption ‘crazy’

A REPORT will be prepared for Kingston Council to help determine if Bay Trail works will prove disruptive for beachgoers over summer. Councillors voted at their 26 August meeting to ask council offic...

Cancer screening participation ‘low’

LESS than half of eligible Frankston residents are taking part in the national bowel cancer screening program, new figures have revealed. Dates released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welf...

Shire pushing hard line on jet skis

MORNINGTON Peninsula Shire Council wants residents to back its hard line against jet skiers on Port Phillip beaches.  It is urging them to speak up in a Maritime Safety Victoria survey on a prop...

‘Pathways’ reveal domestic violence

INCREASING money for free legal services could help improve the early detection of family violence on the Mornington Peninsula and in Frankston. The Peninsula Community Legal Centre, which has office...

Council changes ‘a waste of time’

KINGSTON mayor Georgina Oxley has called for changes to council’s ward structure to be held off. In June, the Victorian Electoral Commission began a review to determine if Kingston has an appropriate...

Path opens up

WORKS on a new path to “improve the connectivity between Patterson River and the National Water Sports Centre in Bangholme” have been completed. Carrum MP Sonya Kilkenny said the path was “a big step...

ANZAC ceremony support signalled

FRANKSTON Council have backed away from plans to drop all in-kind support to the Frankston RSL for the annual ANZAC Day ceremony. Councillors voted at their 12 August public meeting to donate 80 chai...

Childcare centre plans rejected

A PLAN to construct a childcare centre on Barmah Court, Frankston South, has been knocked back by Frankston Council. A number of Barmah Court residents made submissions to council opposing the propos...

New busking rules finalised

FRANKSTON Council has voted unanimously to endorse their new busking code of conduct and street performance permit conditions. Under the revised rules, buskers will face new restrictions on how long ...

Bigger council is considered

THE Victorian Electoral Commission is seeking submissions to help decide if Kingston Council should expand to be represented by eleven councillors. The VEC began a review to determine if Kingston has...