Artists left without studio

By Fran Henke AFTER 31 years of tuition, demonstrations and exhibitions, McClelland Guild of Artists is being shown the door by its landlords – McClelland Gallery Trustees. Gallery director John Cunn...

Reserve revamp cleared to kick off

OBJECTIONS against the redevelopment of Moorabbin Reserve have been dropped and the $28.4 million project will begin soon ahead of St Kilda Football Club’s move back to its “spiritual home”. The Vict...

Line avoids sky rail

LONG stretches of the Frankston line will not see sky rail erected but an 8-metre high elevated rail bridge will be built for about one kilometre between Kananook and Frankston train stations. The st...

Code of conduct agreed

FRANKSTON councillors have signed off on an agreed code of conduct to police behaviour and conflicts of interest. Councillors met last Monday (13 February) at a special meeting, open to the public, t...

Pay offer ‘a pay cut’

DISAGREEMENT over a pay offer to Frankston Council staff will see union members take industrial action on Wednesday in what could be the first of several disruptions to council services in coming wee...

Legal centre faces ‘crisis’ budget cut

A FRANKSTON-based legal service that has helped thousands of low-income clients to access free legal advice and representation will be forced to turn away clients when the federal government cuts fun...

Rail under road for crossings

ROADS will be separated from rail at level crossings in Mentone and Cheltenham by digging trenches for the rail line to travel below ground level. The rail under road decision was announced by the st...

Conduct code signed by councillors

KINGSTON councillors have signed off on an agreed code of conduct to police behaviour and conflicts of interest. Councillors, except the absent Tamara Barth, met last Monday (13 February) at a specia...

Council confirms CEO salary figure

KINGSTON Council has come up trumps for transparency compared to nearby councils by disclosing ratepayer-funded CEO pay. The News asked Kingston Council and neighbouring Frankston and Mornington Peni...

Push to put Frankston first

A NEW lobby group wants the business community to come together to call for more federal and state investment in major infrastructure projects across the Frankston region. The Committee for Greater F...