Basketball stadium upgrade to begin

CONSTRUCTION on the long-awaited expansion of the Frankston Basketball Stadium will begin next month. Frankston Council has awarded a contract to Williamstown-based Devco Project & Construction M...

Rescues, octopus dangers at beach

CARRUM surf lifesavers are pleading with beachgoers to follow water safety advice following a busy weekend that included mass rescues, blue-ringed octopus sightings and a missing child. On Saturday (...

Rates bills capped at 2 per cent

COUNCIL rates rises will be capped at 2 per cent for the 2017/18 financial year as part of the state government’s policy to limit any rises to the rate of inflation. The Consumer Price Index was fore...

Supermarket ram raiders pursued by worker

POLICE are hunting for two men who tried to ram raid a Coles supermarket in Patterson Lakes around 4am Thursday 5 January. A silver Holden Colorado utility was reversed through the front windows of t...

‘Secret’ meeting slammed

FRANKSTON Council has been forced to admit a meeting held behind closed doors in June did not comply with the Local Government Act. The Victorian Ombudsman investigated a closed Special Meeting calle...

Five station designs on track

FRANKSTON is one step closer to its new look station, with five architects chosen to present their vision for its transformation.  Victorian Public Transport Minister Jacinta Allan and Frankston Labo...