Ratepayers asked to pay for legal fees

A LOCAL Government Inspectorate enquiry into Frankston councillor Colin Hampton has concluded, but ratepayers will be asked to foot the bill for his legal fees. Cr Hampton was cleared of wrongdoing b...

Mayor takes reins for second year

KINGSTON mayor Georgina Oxley has been re-elected for a second consecutive term. Cr Oxley and Cr Ron Brownlees were the two nominees for the mayor’s position at a special meeting on 13 November. Cr O...

Climate ‘emergency’ considered

FRANKSTON Council are set to consider declaring a “climate emergency”. The move was put forward by new mayor Cr Sandra Mayer, and will be debated at council’s next ordinary meeting. The motion reads ...

Ampitheatre, mosiac for public land

COUNCIL is seeking community input into what to do with public land on Evelyn Street, Frankston. The space is across from the Frankston Police Station. Council says the proposed development at the sp...

Footy club teams up to call out violence

FRANKSTON Dolphins CEO Adrian Lloyd was joined by new Frankston mayor Sandra Mayer at Frankston Park last week to launch the In Her Shoes: Call it Out For Her campaign.  There will be 48 shoes p...

Bid to ban booze from beach

A MOVE to make Mordialloc Beach a 24 hour alcohol-free zone has been proposed by Kingston Council. The plan to ban all consumption of alcohol at the beach is currently out for public consultation on ...

Recycler pitches longer stay

A LETTER has been distributed to Clarinda residents by recycler Alex Fraser Group detailing their proposal for a 10 to 15 year permit extension to operate at their Clarinda site. The letter pitching ...

Sports spending ticked off

REDEVELOPMENTS of four local sports precincts are set to get underway after council ticked off the contracts last week. Roy Dore Reserve in Carrum, Jack Grut Reserve in Mordialloc, Aspendale Gardens ...

Fatal car crash at Seaford

Police are investigating a fatal car crash that claimed the life of a man in Seaford last night. It is believed a blue Ford sedan was travelling north along Frankston-Dandenong Road when the driver l...