Sold! Ansett land changes hands

RETIREMENT village proprietor Chas Jacobsen has bought the last parcel of the former Ansett estate in Mt Eliza for an “undisclosed sum”, believed to be around $33 million. The 22.3-hectare block is a...

Crime down amid ‘spin’ allegations

REPORTED crimes across the Frankston area dropped in the first three months of the year according to the latest figures released by the Crime Statistics Agency Victoria. The statistics, released on T...

Plane crash cause probe

AIRCRAFT crash investigators will examine the reasons for a light plane crash in Mordialloc on Friday (8 June). A single-engine Cessna 172 that took off from Moorabbin Airport at about 4pm crashed in...

Road trauma claims victims

FIVE people died across Victoria as a result of road trauma over The Queen’s Birthday long weekend (9-11 June). A cyclist, motorcyclist, pedestrian and two drivers were killed with three deaths occur...

Mobile trailer hits the streets

A MOBILE kitchen trailer to help feed homeless and disadvantaged people in the Frankston area has been built thanks to the generosity of several corporate, government and sporting club supporters. Th...

Crossing fund reservations expressed

GROWING discontent over the removal of vegetation and “moonscaped” land around Seaford’s RF Miles Reserve as part of the Seaford Road level crossing removal has seen Frankston councillors demand clar...

Time up for ‘party houses’

A BID by Frankston Council to curb the noise nuisance of “party houses” leased out on a short-term basis is heading to court. A case listed to be heard at Frankston Magistrates’ Court on Thursday (14...

Council meetings unedited

VIDEO recordings of public Kingston Council meetings have not been tampered with in any way, the mayor Cr Steve Staikos says. The mayor responded to allegations made in Parliament by Liberal state Up...

Internet rollout ‘war zone’

A “NATION building” infrastructure project has been accused of leaving a trail of destruction in its wake through Kingston. The rollout of the national broadband network internet by NBN Co has been s...

Boardwalk opens new views at Point Leo

IN the end, it took just one cut with the scissors for the beach at Point Leo to be more accessible to the public. The ribbon cutting by former Disabled Surfers Association Mornington Peninsula presi...