Road to Mordi bypass mapped

THE state government’s budget commitment to improving Melbourne’s major roads network came into local focus last week when Premier Denis Napthine visited the site of the proposed Mordialloc Bypass. H...

Council pops bar’s bubble

KINGSTON’S outdoor Pop-Up Bar faces the prospect of being popped down after councillors decided to review its liquor licence. Councillors have discussed the prospect of shutting down the bar and movi...

Soliman’s eyes on world title prize

IT IS hard to know what to expect when asked to interview an Australian boxing champion. Especially if you have no great knowledge of boxing. Is he going to be all “float like a butterfly, sting like...

Battlers bear budget burden

THE most disadvantaged people in our society will be the hardest hit by the federal budget – the young unemployed, disabled, and single parents, says Victorian Council of Social Services CEO Emma Kin...

Kingston lifesavers are lives savers

KINGSTON lifesavers and lifeguards rescued 37 people from drowning during this year’s summer season. Life Saving Victoria figures revealed lifesavers and lifeguards in the area also took “preventativ...

‘Patchwork’ station plan condemned

PROMISES to upgrade Frankston railway station and its surrounds made by ex-premier Ted Baillieu before the 2010 state election could come back to haunt the Coalition government this year. With just m...

MP: Go north to solve parking squeeze

PART of the answer to parking problems at Frankston station could lie further north at Kananook. Frankston MP Geoff Shaw says increasing the parking area along Bardia Ave near the Kananook station wo...

‘Exclusive’ letter lands

MENTONE Grammar sent a letter directly to Kingston City Council requesting the private school’s Keysborough playing fields be removed from Kingston’s Green Wedge. School principal Mal Cater and chair...