Community denied say on dog ban

FRANKSTON Council has decided to deny the community a say about allowing dogs into the city centre. All dogs are currently prohibited from being inside Frankston’s city centre. Council was considerin...

Man arrested after shooting

A MAN has been arrested after an alleged shooting in Carrum Downs last month. Police were told that a man walking along Cadles Road was approached by a person with a gun, who then fired a shot at him...

More train replacements scheduled

RAILS users are faced with two months of bus replacements on the Frankston line starting from May. The state government announced last week that starting from 23 May, buses will replace trains betwee...

Safety issues close pool permanently

A PARKDALE swimming pool will be permanently closed after it was deemed unsafe by council. Don Tatnell Leisure Centre has been shut down after the discovery of what council says were “serious structu...

Vegetation removal protested

RESIDENTS rallied at Seaford Station last week to voice their anger at the destruction of vegetation caused by level crossing removal works. Vegetation was removed between Seaford RSL and Armstrongs ...

Public transport expansion a ‘priority’

THE expansion of public transport services in Frankston has been listed as a “priority initiative” in a newly released Infrastructure Australia document. Infrastructure Australia’s updated priority l...

Developments face further scrutiny

KINGSTON Council has identified 14 development applications made in the last 15 years involving parties named in the IBAC investigation which toppled Casey Council. An investigation undertaken by the...

Councillors clash over monitor findings

DISCUSSION about a report which evaluated the behaviour and governance of Frankston Council ended with a heated argument and a councillor storming out of a meeting last week. At Frankston Council’s 1...