Council ‘No’ to sky rail

THE groundswell of public support against sky rail on the Frankston line received a boost on Monday evening when Kingston Council voted to oppose elevated rail. Council will write to Labor Public Tra...

Council ‘on notice’

LACK of transparency at Frankston Council was on full view when council’s monthly public council meeting last Monday evening was suddenly cut short by the mayor Cr James Dooley. The latest display of...

Accused’s ‘address’ on social media

A HOME address in Frankston, alleged to be that of a teenager charged over the death of Andrea Lehane at Carrum Downs shopping centre after she was fatally struck in a monkey-bike accident late last ...

‘Silence’ on sky rail slammed

ANTI-SKY rail campaigners are continuing to build a groundswell of support against any plan for elevated rail along the Frankston line. The protest group noskyrail.com.au hosted a community forum in ...

Youth ‘stand up’ for memorial

DAMAGE done to the new Frankston war memorial at Beauty Park has been repaired by Frankston Council workers. Mayor Cr James Dooley said council “was extremely disappointed to be made aware of alleged...

Councillor heads up Liberal election bid

A FORMER mayor of Frankston will oversee Liberal candidate for Dunkley Chris Crewther’s campaign to succeed departing MP Bruce Billson ahead of the 2 July federal election. Cr Darrel Taylor is Mr Cre...

Pokies venues win big

POKIES venues have been big winners from decisions made by the state’s gambling regulator over the past few years and applications for extra electronic gaming machines are being effectively “rubber s...

Council weed killer ‘may be harmful’

A WEED killer used by Kingston Council has been linked to Parkinson’s disease, infertility and cancers. Council workers spray Roundup Biactive to control weeds and there is mounting evidence that one...