Parking signs not so fine

A MORDIALLOC resident whose partner was fined for breaching a four-hour limit at Westfield Southland shopping centre says the parking signs are non-conforming and cannot be enforced. The man, who req...

Ship on way for hydrogen export

WHILE politicians and environmentalists are on a collision course over plans to build a coal gasification plant at Hastings, Kawasaki Heavy Industries is already building a test vessel to carry lique...

City Life comeback bid in play

A POTENTIAL resurrection of the City Life services to help the homeless in Frankston is being discussed by Frankston Council behind closed doors. Jubilee Church pastor Mark Whitby, CEO and founder of...

Asbestos clean-up costly

A STOUSH is brewing between Kingston Council and the state government over a bill to remove soil containing asbestos fragments from Chelsea Bicentennial Park. A dirt pile was dumped by council at a f...

Water quality still a concern

BEACHGOERS and swimmers are still being urged to check water quality updates before going for a dip off bayside beaches this summer amid risks of illness from bacteria and faecal matter swept into Po...

‘Secret deal’ for toxic plant ­‑ MP

A WARNING has been issued that plans to create liquid hydrogen from brown coal in the Latrobe Valley could ultimately lead to a polluting industry being established in Western Port. Hastings MP Neale...

Degree of doubt for watchdog

A FORMER Frankston Council manager who now works at the Victorian Ombudsman’s office exaggerated a qualification when applying for high-paying roles investigating misconduct allegations against other...