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...

Divers search for body after plane crash

POLICE divers were yesterday still searching for the body of 55-year-old Mordialloc man Daniel Flinn, who died when the plane in which he was flying with three friends crashed into Bass Strait, off B...

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...