‘Lip service’ on station revamp

FRANKSTON Council and the Labor state government are at odds over the $63 million redevelopment of the Frankston train station precinct despite councillors voting last week to endorse the Frankston S...

New freeway signs – at last

ALMOST three years after opening in January 2013, Peninsula Link freeway will get directional and tourism signs that were omitted from the original brief for the $850 million road. The signs come cou...

Petition gets jump on basketball bid

FUNDING for a planned expansion of the Frankston Indoor Basketball Stadium in Seaford is still no slam dunk and the Frankston Basketball Association is ramping up its campaign to lobby for federal go...

Cash but no concrete plan for health hubs

THE Labor state government has trumpeted $5 million in funding for three new health hubs in “Melbourne’s growth areas” including Frankston but has refused to reveal where the three hubs will be based...

Game over for playing fields move

THE door has finally shut on a secretive bid to move Mentone Grammar’s playing fields in Keysborough in to Melbourne’s urban growth boundary, ending the possibility of the sports fields being sold of...

Hit-run mum death charges

THE laying of floral tributes and a public vigil united Carrum Downs residents on Sunday evening to bid a sad farewell to mother-of-two Andrea Lehane. The 34-year-old was tragically killed when run d...

No go for GoPro cams on helmets

MODERN technology was on trial in Frankston Magistrates’ Court last week in a judgement with implications for motorcycle riders across Victoria. A magistrate fined motorcyclist Max Lichtenbaum $150 f...

Eighth wonder for seniors

THE eighth annual Kingston Seniors Festival will kick off next month with a huge program of events and activities to enjoy. The month-long calendar program includes ballroom dancing, fashion demonstr...