Now is time to sway station say

OPINIONS on the Frankston train station redevelopment are being canvassed by Frankston Council. A draft submission to the state government’s Frankston Station Precinct Taskforce, headed by Frankston ...

Dogs ban reversal ‘barking mad’

A PUSH to overturn a ban on dogs in Frankston’s city centre has been called “poor public policy” by a former mayor. Kris Bolam said the move, pursued by mayor Cr Sandra Mayer, has come out of the blu...

First signal of crossings removal plan

THE first hints about where level crossings may be removed first along the Frankston line have emerged. Traffic measurement devices were installed around Bentleigh and McKinnon train stations last we...

Gallipoli visit to honour fallen veteran

CARRUM Downs residents Trevor and Betty Dyer are among the lucky 8000 Australians to receive passes to attend the Anzac Day dawn service at Gallipoli next month. The ceremony will be the highlight of...

Have you seen Aleesha Kete?

Police are appealing for public information to help locate a teenage girl who went missing in Frankston last month. Aleesha Kete left her home address in Muruwa Street on 27 February and said she was...

‘Horsing around’ with Green Wedge

LANDOWNERS have been accused of trying to carve up Kingston Green Wedge land for residential development under the guise of horse agistment. Two applications by landowners to subdivide land for “hors...

Planning move to name names

GREATER “transparency and accountability” around planning applications is set to be enforced at Kingston Council. Cr David Eden’s suggestion that a councillor’s name be listed on a planning report if...

Olivers Hill slips and slides

ANOTHER landslip at Olivers Hill last week has again focused attention on safety concerns in the prestigious area. Falling debris blocked a footpath on the corner of Liddesdale Ave and Nepean Highway...

Shooting in Frankston

ARMED crime squad police are investigating how a Frankston man, 34, received a gunshot wound to his arm on Tuesday. The incident occurred in a unit on Swift St, near Lorraine St, about 11am. A 26-yea...