Pledge of faith to country and religion

CHILDREN brought up within the Ahmadiyya Muslim Community are being taught to be loyal to Australia. “We will prove it with our actions and deeds that our youth are the best citizens of Australia and...

Redevelopment of hotel edges closer

HERITAGE Victoria has approved a planned redevelopment of the Mentone Hotel in principle paving the way for an apartment complex and townhouses to be built at the Beach Rd site. The heritage permit i...

Blip in Bauer’s preselection bid

DUNKLEY preselection hopeful Donna Bauer has fallen foul of Liberal Party guidelines in her bid to win the party’s nomination as its candidate at the next federal election. The former Carrum state MP...

‘Gag plot’ over cemetery plan

A PLAN to build a “Kingston Memorial Park” in Kingston’s Green Wedge is shrouded in secrecy amid a bid to effectively gag a Kingston councillor from publicly speaking about the controversial proposal...

Storm hits Frankston line

WILD weather and level crossings removals work combined to make it another frustrating week of travel on the Frankston line for train commuters last week. Buses replaced trains between Caulfield and ...

Council ‘silence’ on cabin park lease

LONG-RUNNING negotiations to provide residential certainty for disadvantaged families and individuals at Seaford Beach Cabin Park could be nearing an end but cabin park owner Michael Hibbert says he ...

Change for public loos on agenda

KINGSTON residents are being asked if they feel flush enough to pay to spend a penny as part of a council survey to develop a Public Toilet Strategy across the municipality. The online survey asks re...

New dawn at nature reserve

THE opening of a new nature reserve at Frankston Reservoir has been hailed “a win for the local community” by the state government. The 90-hectare Frankston Nature Conservation Reserve was officially...

Crime crackdown to hit city streets

A BLITZ on anti-social behaviour in Frankston’s city centre led by Frankston Council will attempt to clean up the streets with offenders facing fines of up to $2000 if they do the wrong thing. A team...