Burglary plea

FRANKSTON police are investigating a burglary and theft from a house in St Johns Wood, Skye, 3pm, Sunday 7 June. Three occupants in a red Ford Laser, previously stolen from Wantirna South, were seen ...

Officer injured

A POLICE officer was injured after intercepting the driver of an alleged stolen vehicle in Cranbourne on Saturday afternoon (20 June). Police pulled over the car with four occupants just before 3pm. ...

Station plans take shape

IT is time for the community to let the state government know its views on the redevelopment of the Frankston train station precinct. Public feedback is being sought on possible investment opportunit...

Budget passed, future rate rises uncertain

KINGSTON councillors formally passed council’s 2015-16 budget last Tuesday (9 June). Ratepayers will face a 4.25 per cent rate rise as foreshadowed in the draft budget released for community feedback...

Suspect ‘workmen’ casing houses

BURGLARS pretending to be workmen and wearing fluoro vests may be casing residential properties before robbing them, Kingston police say. Leading Senior Constable Robyn Ryan said three burglaries on ...

Parties clash over stadium funding

A MAJOR redevelopment of the Frankston Basketball Association stadium in Seaford is being used as a political football with claims and counter claims between the major political parties about funding...

Fight against ‘fake fines’

THE state government is moving to stop “misleading and unfair practices” by private car park operators. Consumer Affairs Minister Jane Garrett said some operators in pay and display car parks were is...

Boy terrified after park confrontation

A 12-YEAR-OLD boy was terrified when a man confronted him in Bruce Park, Frankston, on Tuesday (9 June) and demanded his Giant bike and wallet, which was empty. The boy was riding home from Frankston...

‘Elevated’ line debate

THE Labor state government’s pre-election pledge to remove eleven Frankston line level crossings will transform many suburbs along the rail line. Many commuters and road users understand the separati...

Call for green alert on port’s future

OPPONENTS to a container port at Hastings are being warned not to give up the fight just because the state government plans to lease the Port of Melbourne with guarantees of no competition for 50 yea...