First stage of TAFE works done

THE first stage of redevelopment works at Chisholm’s Frankston TAFE campus have been completed. The completed first stage works include new health, community care, early childhood education, hair, be...

Coast Guard move to Yacht Club considered

FRANKSTON councillors are set to discuss the merit of moving the Frankston Coast Guard into the troubled Yacht Club building.  If a vote at council’s 14 October* meeting is successful, council w...

Police investigate brawl and stabbing

AN 18-year-old man has escaped with non life-threatening injuries after being stabbed multiple times on Fifth Avenue, Aspendale. Police were told that the man had been in a “verbal altercation with a...

Search for ‘hit and run’ driver

POLICE are appealing for information regarding an alleged hit and run in which a 15-year-old boy was left injured last Friday (4 October). The teenager told police he was skateboarding with friends i...

Monitor leaves six figure bill

THE municipal monitor’s stay at Frankston Council has come to an end. After beginning her tenure in December of 2017, the state government appointed monitor Prue Digby finished up at council on 16 Se...

Green light for Jubilee Park expansion

A NEAR $35 million redevelopment of Jubilee Park is set to proceed after Frankston Council agreed to put an additional $9.74 million into the project. The works on the facility are set to include six...

Dogs let off the leash

A DEDICATED off-leash dog area is set to open at Telopea Reserve, Frankston North. Frankston councillors voted at their last ordinary meeting to commit $70,000 in ratepayer money towards a 3750 squar...

Council wants say on golf courses

KINGSTON Council has made a submission to the state government asking to have a say in the future of golf courses inside the municipality. In August, a golf course redevelopment standing advisory com...

Ball in tennis club’s court

THE 128-year-old Frankston Tennis Club will officially call Centenary Park home after council agreed to provide the final piece of funding needed to redevelop the precinct. After a failed attempt at ...

Heritage buildings remain standing

A MOVE to demolish heritage buildings on Davey Street in Frankston has been knocked back by Frankston Council. The applicant had sought to gain a planning permit to demolish buildings in a heritage o...