Golf course homes plan gets nod

ROSSDALE Golf Club has been given the go ahead to sell off part of its Aspendale golf course for residential development. Kingston councillors at July’s council meeting unanimously voted to back a pr...

Street gets the beauty treatment

CHANGE is in the air in Frankston’s city centre with new works under way in Wells St. More than $3.5 million is being spent beautifying the street, jointly funded by the council and the state governm...

Police put the bite on young offenders

THE police Air Wing and Dog Squad were called in to help Frankston detectives arrest a 14-year-old boy in Mornington on Wednesday night. He was later charged with 29 offences, including serious assau...

Lock it or lose it

POLICE are scratching their heads over the carelessness of drivers who leave their cars unlocked while parked in the street, or driveways, overnight. Despite a spike in the number of reported car the...

Line shutdown ‘pain’ on way

FRANKSTON line commuters face short-term travel pain for long-term gain with sections of the railway tracks set to be closed for weeks on end while level crossings are removed. Eleven level crossings...

Properties on market to pay yoga debts

CREDITORS have so far lodged claims of $2.334 million against Shiva Yoga Inc, which went into voluntary liquidation in April. The organisation’s main assets are three houses in Mt Eliza, two in Petre...

‘Brave’ witness makes arrest easy

A HELPFUL witness watched as a man allegedly stole the number plates from a car parked at a Carrum Downs service station. She then photographed his getaway car, and returned to report the crime to th...

Underage cigs sales crackdown

FRANKSTON tobacco retailers failed the proof-of-age test last month. When council officers conducted 45 test-purchases, 10 were made to children. Breaching the law is costly: Penalty infringements of...

Frankston stands alone

CONCERNS around governance and transparency have caused Frankston Council to leave the Municipal Association of Victoria. Council decided not to renew its membership of the peak body representing cou...