Boxer statue on its way

AFTER four years of planning and fund-raising the Frankston RSL’s Johnny Famechon statue project is getting closer to reality. Stephen Glassborow will soon finish sculpting the 2.1 metre clay model a...

Police push on crime

LAW and order was in the spotlight last Thursday when Police Minister Wade Noonan visited Frankston train station to thank police for their work to keep commuters and passerbys safe. Crime statistics...

Slow internet costing business

KINGSTON companies are at a competitive disadvantage and are losing money due to slow internet speeds according to a new survey commissioned by Kingston, Frankston and Dandenong councils. North Melbo...

Pokies ‘horror’ hits home

PUNTERS pumped more than $62 million into poker machines in Frankston in 2012-13. The jackpot for pokies venues was revealed in a council officers’ gambling policy report lodged at this month’s counc...

Campaign to help the homeless

FRANKSTON Council has launched a fundraising campaign to support a 12-month trial program to provide accommodation and support to homeless people. Councillors voted unanimously last month to back a p...

Search turns up trumps

FRANKSTON police executing a drug warrant in Seaford last week came across a haul bigger than expected. Senior Constable Annabel MacEwan, of the Tasking Unit, said that while searching for amphetamin...