Coast Guard building bound for bulldozing

THE Frankston Coast Guard has packed up and moved out of their old building in Pier Promenade, which is set to be demolished. The old building in Frankston will be knocked down after Frankston Counci...

Lights, camera, action for Dolphins

FRANKSTON Dolphins have taken a major step towards funding new broadcast quality lights at their Frankston Park ground, with the federal Liberal party this week announcing an $850,000 contribution to...

Gymnastics in Frankston’s future

FRANKSTON Council has outlined a plan to make Centenary Park in Frankston the home of gymnastics and tennis. The project is part of council’s ‘Future Frankston’ initiative, and is reliant on state or...

Big boost for local kinders

THE Chelsea Heights Kindergarten has received a $1 million facelift, with a new indoor learning space and outdoor undercover area among the new facilities opened at the centre on 14 August. 104 year ...

Station parking push gets stalled

RENEWED calls for a multi-level car park at Frankston railway station have screeched to a halt. A proposal to ask Premier Daniel Andrews to “recommit to the position of a multi-level car park at Fran...

Ratepayers may cop print bill

RATEPAYERS may find themselves on the hook for a reprint of rates notices after a printing bungle. Frankston Council sent out a second corrected set of 2018-19 rates notices this month after the firs...

Leadership spills divide MPs

A BRUTAL week in Canberra as the Liberal Party bickered over its leadership has seen local federal MPs support different potential leaders. Dunkley MP Chris Crewther nailed his vote publicly to incom...

Government support for gas plan

PORTS Minister Luke Donnellan has given the strongest indication yet that the state government is likely to approve AGL’s plan for a floating gas terminal at Crib Point. “I support the proposal to br...

Creek rescuer hailed ‘hero’

A CAFE worker has been hailed as a hero after rescuing a schoolboy from drowning in Mordialloc Creek. Maarouf Matar ran with a workmate from Doyles Hotel to save 12-year-old Michael Martin from the d...