Church appeal goes to Supreme Court

A GROUP that saw a bid to build a place of worship on green wedge land in Carrum Downs dashed by VCAT on religious grounds is appealing to the Supreme Court of Victoria to press ahead with its plan. ...

Car theft, assault charges

A FRANKSTON North man has been arrested over a series of alleged offences in Chelsea early on Monday 13 March. The 22-year-old has been charged with intentionally causing injury, recklessly causing i...

Home heights go up

HOMES will be able to be built slightly higher but not wider, depending on the size of a block, according to changes made by the state government to Plan Melbourne 2017-2050 development guidelines. L...

Stadium stoush blows up

A BITTER argument over lease terms that endangers a multi-million dollar upgrade to the Frankston Basketball Stadium has erupted publicly while building contractors on site wait to begin work. A meet...

Director resigns, trustees intervene

THE director of McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park has resigned and the trustees of McClelland Gallery and Sculpture Park will meet artists previously told to vacate premises to review leases at S...

Sky rail plan ‘arrogant’

BUSINESS deals to build sky rail along sections of the Frankston line won’t be “torn up” but any incoming Coalition state government in Victoria will look again at any level crossing removal not fini...

Stadium upgrade in strife

MILLIONS of dollars in state and federal funding could be lost to the Frankston area amid a stand off over a new lease for the Frankston Basketball Stadium. Construction work on a first stage $12.7 m...

Unaffordable homes sees homeless rise

MORE than 1200 people were counted as homeless across the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula council areas in the 2011 census. That’s six years ago, but, sadly, the number has “increased dramatically...

Lobbyist hired for council cash dash

A COLLINS St lobbying firm was hired by Frankston Council to push for state and federal funding for the region in the lead up to 2010 state election and 2016 federal election. The hiring of a lobbyis...