Drug driving double

Somerville Highway Patrol officers experienced a case of double trouble in Frankston South on Thursday evening (13 July). Police intercepted a car on McMahons Road about 5.25pm and spoke to the drive...

Metro rail network grinds to a halt

The entire Melbourne rail network is currently down to to “a computer fault”. All train lines, except for the diesel Stony Point line are currently halted. Trains that were travelling at ...

Anti-pokies push gathers pace

A CALL for councils to financially back a campaign against problem gambling has been knocked back by Frankston Council as other south-east councils join the fight against pokies draining money from c...

Jetty wrangle ends in agreement

A CRUMBLING jetty at Patterson Lakes Plaza will finally be built after the resolution of a funding stoush between the state government and Kingston Council. It was smiles all round last Wednesday (28...

Bay Trail section finally ticked off

THE Mentone to Mordialloc stage of the Bay Trail has been given the go-ahead by Kingston councillors. Councillors voted at June’s public council meeting last week to approve plans for the shared cycl...

Plastic ban plan is ‘in the bag’

SHOPPERS are being urged to bin plastic bags for the month of July to reduce pollution across bayside beaches and parks. Plastic Free July calls on people to refuse to use single-use plastic bags whe...

United against problem gambling

A CALL to join a campaign against problem gambling has been heeded by Kingston Council after councillors agreeing council should sign up as an Alliance for Gambling Reform group partner. Councillors ...

Stadium deal on the bell

THE long-awaited redevelopment of Frankston Basketball Stadium will go ahead after the council and the basketball association agreed on lease terms last Wednesday. Agreement came after a marathon ses...

Mental health treatment streamlined

MENTAL health sufferers on the Mornington Peninsula now have access to a six bed psychiatric assessment and planning unit. The unit will streamline the time spent in the busy emergency department at ...