Breakfast food for the souls

BEING able to sit down and enjoy a free, tasty breakfast or morning tea is a huge boon for those “doing it tough” in Chelsea. So, volunteers from churches in the area, including Chelsea Community Chu...

Four more years

FRANKSTON Council has formally reappointed CEO Dennis Hovenden for a further four years. Councillors unanimously decided to give Mr Hovenden a new contract when his existing deal ends at the end of O...

Dooley leaves Labor

LONG-TIME Labor Party member Cr James Dooley has let his party membership lapse and has decided he can best represent Frankston as an independent councillor. The North-West Ward councillor said it is...

Wheelie bad crash

THE force of the impact ripped the wheels of this BMW sedan when it ran off the road onto grass at the intersection of Peninsula Link and Frankston Freeway north bound on Wednesday (8 July). It appea...

Children priority for care plan

SOME of the most disadvantaged children in Frankston will get much-needed support thanks to a Communities for Children plan by Anglicare Victoria. Federal Social Affairs Minister Scott Morrison visit...

Slam dunk for basketball comp

BASKETBALL royalty visited Frankston last week when NBA two-time all-star Luol Deng gave a training masterclass to South Sudan born youngsters at the Frankston Basketball Stadium. The 30-year-old Mia...

Political power on the line

VOTERS could be forgiven for thinking the state election campaign between the major parties has not ended eight months after the Andrews Labor government defeated the previous Napthine Coalition gove...

Golf club sets new course

A NEW board at Rossdale Golf Club seems to have driven plans to sell off the club’s Aspendale golf course for residential development into the bunker. Three new Rossdale Golf Club board members – Nic...

Dangerous crossing fines up

PENALTIES have more than doubled for crossing train tracks where boom gates are down or where there is not a designated crossing point. The move aims to save lives and reduce trauma for train drivers...

It’s a boy’s life, but is it reality?

THE film The Mask You Live In screening at the Shirley Burke Theatre, Parkdale, next week examines the role boys are encouraged to play in our society and how the pressures to conform influence their...