Plea to fix up ‘grotty’ Kananook

COUNCILLORS have called for the state government to provide a face lift to the Kananook train station. The station is set to become home to stabling for trains, after stabling was removed from Carrum...

Drink driver nabbed in Frankston

A woman has had her car impounded and licence suspended after rendezvousing with the Somerville Highway Patrol in Frankston last night. Two highway patrol units were parked on the side of Frankston –...

Frankston pedestrian fatal

A man has died after being struck by an emergency vehicle in Frankston this morning. It is believed the Mercedes van was travelling west on Cranbourne Road, near Wattle Tree Lane when it struck a man...

Parks Victoria defends consultation process

PARKS Victoria have said a non-powered vessel launch point “has been confirmed as referenced in the Frankston NCR Statement of Management Intent on the Parks Victoria website” and will be constructed...

Davey Street development doomed

FRANKSTON Councillors voted unanimously on 10 December to turn down an extension for a planning permit on 6 Davey Street. On 10 November 2014, councillors voted to approve the construction of a seven...

$10k of free tickets for councillors

FREE “house seat” tickets to the Frankston Arts Centre taken by Frankston councillors since the November 2016 election have surpassed a total value of $10,000. Council and council officers were previ...

Skaters take funding on board

TWO facilities in Carrum Downs have received welcomed state government boosts. Sandfield Reserve Skate Park will soon be revamped with more safety measures after a $200,000 upgrade was approved by th...

Robots to help family violence victims

KINGSTON Council have approved a $182,000 grant for a project that would see young children who have lived through family violence work with robots during therapy sessions. The “Little Sparks to Brig...