Airport plan takes flight

AN airport at Hastings is an idea being flown by Frankston Council and Mornington Peninsula Shire appears to be onboard. The high-flying concept was first floated at a Frankston Council public meetin...

Motorcyclist dies in Seaford

Police are currently at the scene of a fatal collision in Seaford where a motorcyclist has died. Investigators have been told a car and motorcyclist collided on Seaford Road near the southbound Frank...

Sand sculptures exhibition cash boost

THE sand sculpture exhibition at Frankston’s waterfront could become an all-year round display thanks to a $750,000 federal government grant to build a weatherproof shell to house the sand sculptures...

No rates cap exemption this year

FRANKSTON Council has warned rates capping will cause a $28 million budget black hole in its budget within four years. Mayor Cr James Dooley says council had not joined 21 other Victorian councils in...

Global scientists oppose CSIRO cuts

CLIMATE scientists from across the world have written an open letter to Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull stating they are “alarmed” by cuts to the CSIRO’s Oceans and Atmosphere research program, mostl...

Basketball stadium funding stoush back on

POLITICAL bickering over the funding of the redevelopment of the Frankston Regional Basketball Centre has bounced back despite the project being given the green light late last year. The stoush betwe...

GoPro helmet fine thrown out on appeal

THE case against a Victorian motorcyclist fined for having cameras attached to his helmet has been thrown out by a County Court judge on appeal. Max Lichtenbaum was fined $289 and lost three demerit ...

Fears for station elevated

THE heritage-listed train station at Mentone could be in danger of removal as part of planned works to separate road from rail at the Balcombe Rd level crossing. Friends of Mentone Station and Garden...