Trains running late

TRAINS on the Frankston line are running late more often, Metro figures reveal. Frankston line trains were on time 90.4 per cent of the time in April of this year, but that number has since dropped. ...

Decking planned for stations

KINGSTON Council will put $2.9 million into the creation of bigger decks at Cheltenham and Mentone Stations as part of their redevelopment. Kingston mayor Georgina Oxley said council was “proud to pa...

Tree planting called off

PLANS to plant trees along a section of Beach Road have been called off. Kingston councillors voted on 22 July “to not allow the planting of nature strip trees (…) proposed along the residentia...

Start made on Hastings hydrogen plant

AN official ground breaking ceremony was conducted at Hastings on Friday (19 July) to mark the start of building a plant to liquefy hydrogen gas for export to Japan. The plant in Bayview Road is an i...

Cancer diagnosis a ‘shock’ for MP

NEWLY elected Dunkley MP Peta Murphy has vowed to “continue to work hard” for the people of Frankston in the wake of a cancer diagnosis. Ms Murphy overcame a bout with breast cancer in 2011, but rece...

Station projects ‘on track’

THE state government has hit back at claims made by the opposition that level crossing removal projects at Cheltenham and Mentone station are “go slow projects”.  Liberal South Eastern Metropoli...

Council’s consultation below average

KINGSTON Council’s overall performance is above average, but their engagement with the community needs work according to the results of the Community Satisfaction Survey coordinated by the Department...