‘Clamp down’ on candidates

A NARROW majority of Kingston councillors has moved to ban councillors standing as state or federal election candidates from debating or voting on matters mentioned in election campaign material but ...

Off-duty police officer foils carjacking

An off-duty police officer fought off a man armed with a knife in an attempted aggravated carjacking in Frankston. The incident took place on Ashleigh Avenue when the man, armed with a knife allegedl...

Stadium’s ‘last shot’

MORE than $5 million in federal funding to the Frankston area may be lost if an agreement cannot be reached on upgrading the Frankston Basketball Stadium before the end of March. Frankston Council wa...

Dolphins get more support

CANTEEN and kitchen works at the Frankston Dolphins Football Club’s function centre will be partly funded by ratepayers after Frankston Council decided to contribute $30,000 towards improvements at t...

Station parking changes

ALTERNATIVE car parking spaces will be made available to commuters while Frankston train station is redeveloped. Works will see 120 spaces at the Beach Street end of the station car park unavailable ...

Foam factory faces closure

A SEAFORD polystyrene making factory subject to complaints about noise and pollution from neighbours seems set to shut down its operations next month. Frankston Council has refused a grant a planning...

Teen dies following Carrum Downs crash

A teenage girl has died in hospital following a crash in Carrum Downs on Friday. It is believed a car crashed into a stationary truck on Boundary Road just after 7.30am. The 19-year-old Clyde woman, ...

Pompei ‘peace deal’ sealed

A BITTER dispute over licences and leases at Mordialloc Creek has ended in a settlement and an agreement. Kingston Council announced last Wednesday (28 February) that agreement had finally been reach...

New jetty takes shape

CONSTRUCTION on the long-mooted public jetty at Patterson Lakes’ Inner Harbour has begun this month. The crumbling jetty will be rebuilt thanks to $499,000 in state government funding and an agreemen...

Council check-up avoids major projects

A MONITOR sent to report back to the state government on “governance issues” at Frankston Council will mostly restrict reports to tracking councillors’ behaviour and will not look at several contenti...