Heater blamed for Centrelink fire

A FIRE at the Centrelink offices in Frankston last week was probably caused by a portable heater igniting flammable material, firefighters say. The Frankston brigade responded to an alarm and “multip...

Gymnastics ‘on the outer’

A COMMUNITY sporting club fears gymnastics is being frozen out of a planned $14 million tennis centre and sports hub at Centenary Park. An online petition is calling on Frankston Council to honour a ...

Charges follow threats to ‘kill’ PSO

AN Aspendale man who allegedly threatened to kill a Protective Services Officer has been remanded in custody. The 42-year-old has also been charged with stalking, possessing ammunition as well as a d...

Dolphins face AFL grilling

THE playing future of the Frankston Football Club hinges on a must-win presentation to AFL chiefs on 30 June. That deadline is concentrating the mind of new Dolphins general manager Gary Buckenara as...

Charges follow home invasion 

A MORNINGTON man is expected to be charged with home invasion and aggravated burglary on Wednesday afternoon after a break-in to a Frankston North house, 3.45am, yesterday (Tuesday 4 April). Detectiv...

Hotel: Two the limit

A BID to build a four-storey apartment building at the Mentone Hotel car park site has been knocked back by Kingston Council. Councillors voted to halt a design and development overlay process at the...

‘Narrow’ vote on Bay Trail

A MAJORITY of Kingston councillors want a section of Beach Rd to be narrowed to build the Mentone to Mordialloc part of the Bay Trail. The Kingston leg of the shared pathway for cyclists and walkers ...