Senator explains aged care’s new era

REPRESENTATIVES of 30 Frankston and Mornington Peninsula aged care centres last week attended a meeting with Assistant Minister for Social Services Senator Mitch Fifield to voice their concerns over ...

Eden writ hits Spring St

UPDATE 24/6/15: Lorraine Wreford subsequently issued the following statement on 31 May 2015 via her Facebook page. Read more here. “Some remarks attributed to me publicly have been taken as ref...

Decision dogs council

THE fate of two dogs who escaped from a Frankston backyard late last year remains unclear despite council initially declaring a final decision on whether to “humanely euthanise” the animals would be ...

‘Don’t panic’ on planning

ALARM at planning uncertainty in Kingston has been dismissed by Kingston Council who insist residential areas are safe from overdevelopment while the state government considers council’s Plan Melbour...

Costco splits councillors

COSTCO could be coming to Kingston with council’s backing despite a split in opinion between councillors. There was debate at last month’s council meeting about how the US bulk buy supermarket goliat...

City looks to health sector for jobs boost

FRANKSTON City’s health sector is booming and the mayor, Cr Darrel Taylor, thinks the time is right for major health organisations to set up shop in the city centre. “The shift in the industry has be...

Watchman keeps eye on councillors

FRANKSTON councillors have been under investigation for the past few months. An independent observer has been shadowing their every move at council meetings to put together a report on their behaviou...

Power to the people’s music

THE People Place Music Club’s ‘Big as Texas Concert’ is getting bigger each year. Organiser Jamez Harrison said preparations for the fourth annual concert to be held next month are well underway. Mr ...