Ward grants are quickly replaced

GROUPS and individuals will still be able to apply to Kingston Council for money quickly needed for projects providing benefit to the community. Councillors at a public council meeting in November ba...

Heartless thieves stun the Strikers

PENINSULA Strikers soccer club members are still in shock after thieves broke into their clubrooms on New Year’s Eve. President Mark Brandon discovered the break-in at the club’s Centenary Park headq...

Push for more pokies is kids play

A CHILDREN’S play area at a Langwarrin pub is being used as a bargaining chip in a push for more pokies machines. The Langwarrin Hotel wants to install 10 more electronic gaming machines and has writ...

Beaches to be tracked, renewed

BEACHES and foreshores along Port Phillip Bay will be monitored for signs of erosion and renourished as part of a $4.8 million state government project. The Protection of Port Phillip Beaches and For...

Couple’s crime spree all pain, no gain

A FRANKSTON couple allegedly went on a senseless crime spree over the Christmas period – with little to show for it except extensive damage to shops and service stations and their upcoming day in cou...

New wave baffles calm creek flow

RECREATIONAL boaters and anglers will benefit from new wave baffles at the mouth of Mordialloc Creek. Mordialloc Labor MP Tim Richardson and Ports Minister Luke Donnellan visited the creek this week ...

Height limit change shock

THE centre of Mentone could be opened up to high-rise development after the state government made a surprise last-minute amendment to Kingston Council’s Mentone Activity Centre Structure Plan backed ...

Answers awaited on siege, stabbing death

UPDATE (21 December 2015): A 46-year-old Frankston man, who remains under police guard in hospital, has been charged with one count of murder and remanded to appear in Melbourne Magistrates’ Court on...