Gymnastics still in hub ‘club’

A LAST-MINUTE appeal by a gymnastics club to Frankston Council to “keep its word” on including the sport in a proposed tennis centre and sports hub has kept gymnastics in the frame for a berth at a p...

Fatal crash at Seaford

Detectives from Major Collision Investigation Unit will investigate a fatal crash which occurred in Seaford this morning. Officers attempted to intercept a car on Overton Road about 1am. The car fail...

Golf course development drives on

DINGLEY residents who fear a plan to subdivide the Kingswood Golf Course into 514 lots for housing will drive traffic congestion will have their formal say on a planning application by property fund ...

Flag flies for equality

A RAINBOW flag will fly at Kingston City Hall “until marriage equality is achieved” after a majority of councillors voted to have council publicly declare support for same-sex marriage. A 5-4 majorit...

Environmental study for bypass

THE state government has pledged to build the Mordialloc Bypass “to the highest environmental standards” after announcing a full investigation into any impact on nearby wetlands will be done before c...

Outdoor dining on menu

OUTDOOR dining is in the air in central Frankston as part of a state government push to encourage food and drink businesses to kick business outside to the kerbside. The state government’s appetite f...

Lobbying campaign gets facelift

AN ALLIANCE of six councils that lobbies state and federal governments for investment in the south east has been rebadged and relaunched but ratepayers are in the dark about how much the renewed lobb...

Plea to dump bypass build

A GROUP concerned about the environmental impact of the construction of the Mordialloc Bypass is calling on the state government to abandon plans to build the planned $300 million between the Morning...

Leisure centres go private

FIVE peninsula sports and leisure centres will be managed by a private operator from 29 October after Mornington Peninsula Shire decided to outsource day-to-day operations to a company that manages m...

Free car parking pushed

FREE all-day parking in central Frankston is being pushed as a way to encourage shoppers to support local traders and businesses. Frankston Labor MP Paul Edbrooke launched a ‘Free parking for Frankst...