NBN delays ‘just not good enough’: MP

MP for Isaacs and shadow Attorney-General Mark Dreyfus has hit out at delays in the NBN rollout. Mr Dreyfus, who is also Shadow Minister for National Security, said Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in...

Group ‘frustrated’ by freeway talks

VICROADS and the state government have been accused of steamrolling a road through wetlands by sidestepping meaningful public consultation. Residents Against Mordialloc Freeway (RAMF) has organised a...

Cafe moves in at yacht club

A COMMERCIAL cafe on the lower ground floor of the building partially leased by the Frankston Yacht Club is paying a minimal “peppercorn” rent to Frankston Council. Boomtown Barbecue last month moved...

Neighbours ‘fume’ over factory noise

FRUSTRATED neighbours of a polystyrene making factory in Seaford have vented concerns about noise and pollution that have been repeatedly investigated by authorities over the past four years. Residen...

Councillor gift form questioned

A GIFT declared by a Frankston councillor has caused a stink at council after council management questioned the appropriateness of the gift. Cr Steve Toms declared he received a bottle of Issey Miyak...

ATM stolen in ram raid

A FREE-standing ATM containing a “quantity of cash” was snatched from Frankston Village shopping centre, early morning Wednesday 17 January. Detective Sergeant Paul Mealia, of Frankston CIU, said a v...

Dodgy drivers nabbed

THERE was little rest for many police highway patrol officers over the festive season. Victoria Police’s 24-day Operation Roadwise blitz over the Christmas and new year period nabbed nine drink drive...

Warning signs at beach

FRUSTRATED lifesavers fear it is only a matter of time before there is a fatality near the mouth of Patterson River. Some Carrum beachgoers are failing to heed warnings to stay away from Patterson Ri...

Some drivers not so wise

THERE was little rest for many police highway patrol officers over the festive season. Victoria Police’s 24-day Operation Roadwise blitz over the Christmas and new year period nabbed 21 drink drivers...