Premier hints at hospital help

PREMIER Daniel Andrews has given a tantalising hint of his government’s support for the ambitious Frankston Hospital redevelopment project. Mr Andrews was guest speaker at a “business brunch” held at...

Washed up tinny taken on ‘joyride’

THOUSANDS of dollars that could have been splashed out on a search and rescue operation off Frankston beach was saved thanks to CCTV surveillance cameras near the foreshore. When a 4-metre tinny cont...

New code for gifts

FRANKSTON councillors have agreed to a revised code of conduct as part of an annual review of behavioural guidelines. Changes to the code include a voluntary lowering of the dollar value at which cou...

‘Houdini hounds’ may avoid pounds

DOGS who perform not so great escapes as far as owners are concerned may avoid going to the pound in future if suggested changes to the way Kingston Council deals with lost pets go ahead. Councillors...

Electorate boundaries shift

THE Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has approved boundary changes across three south-east region electorates — Isaacs, Dunkley and Flinders — as part of a wider redistribution of electorate bou...

Play for sports cash

A MULTI-MILLION dollar push for state and federal money for sports hubs is top of Frankston Council’s wish list ahead of looming state and federal elections. Councillors voted behind closed doors aft...

Electorate changes get go-ahead

THE Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has approved boundary changes across three south-east region electorates — Dunkley, Flinders and Isaacs — as part of a wider redistribution of electorate bou...

Rally against port power gas plans

A RALLY to “save Western Port from two threats” is being held next month at Hastings. Rally organisers say the threats come from power company AGL’s plan to moor a 300 metre long floating gas termina...

Crime falls amid ‘spin’ allegations

REPORTED crimes across the Kingston area dropped in the first three months of the year according to the latest figures released by the Crime Statistics Agency Victoria. The statistics, released on Th...

Parties get in election zone

ELECTIONEERING ahead of November’s state election has gone up a level with a Liberal Party pledge to limit residential development across Melbourne’s suburbs. Opposition leader Matthew Guy has promis...