Cash but no concrete plan for health hubs

THE Labor state government has trumpeted $5 million in funding for three new health hubs in “Melbourne’s growth areas” including Frankston but has refused to reveal where the three hubs will be based...

Game over for playing fields move

THE door has finally shut on a secretive bid to move Mentone Grammar’s playing fields in Keysborough in to Melbourne’s urban growth boundary, ending the possibility of the sports fields being sold of...

Hit-run mum death charges

THE laying of floral tributes and a public vigil united Carrum Downs residents on Sunday evening to bid a sad farewell to mother-of-two Andrea Lehane. The 34-year-old was tragically killed when run d...

No go for GoPro cams on helmets

MODERN technology was on trial in Frankston Magistrates’ Court last week in a judgement with implications for motorcycle riders across Victoria. A magistrate fined motorcyclist Max Lichtenbaum $150 f...

Eighth wonder for seniors

THE eighth annual Kingston Seniors Festival will kick off next month with a huge program of events and activities to enjoy. The month-long calendar program includes ballroom dancing, fashion demonstr...

MPs backed Abbott, welcome Turnbull

TONY Abbott was ousted as prime minister last week by his Liberal Party colleagues but local federal MPs Bruce Billson and Greg Hunt remained loyal to Mr Abbott until the end. Both confirmed they vot...

Force rehab for drug users

A FRANKSTON-based organisation working within the murky world of drug users for more than two decades wants the law changed to force drug addicts into rehabilitation. The Rev Angel Roldan, who along ...