Tree of Life uprooted for gnome new home

THE removal of the Tree of Life sculpture from the Cranbourne Rd exit of Peninsula Link has sparked a social media backlash. Drivers, including many who do not usually regard themselves as art lovers...

Stadium upgrade thrown into doubt

CONFUSION over local funding for a major redevelopment of the Frankston Basketball & District Association stadium in Seaford led to the project missing out on Commonwealth funding to start work o...

Survey rates councils

A LOCAL government community satisfaction survey has found most ratepayers believe their council is “doing a good job” but there is still room for improvement. The survey was carried out by the Depar...

Rampage causes mayhem in Mentone

THREE youths on a rampage from Berwick to Mentone last week stole several cars, burgled houses and were involved in two hit-and-run crashes before being nabbed by Kingston detectives. A young woman d...

Golf course fears to fore

MEMBERS of an Aspendale golf club fear its course could be sold off and carved up for residential development. Rossdale Golf Club general manager Tim Hanton wrote to club members in late June stating...

Assault on bus to Frankston

POLICE are investigating an unprovoked assault on a Frankston-bound bus on Sunday 24 May. A 28-year-old man and a 22-year-old man on the late-night bus which left Swanston St, Melbourne, about 5.30am...

All aboard station plan push

FRANKSTON Council is on board with state government plans to redevelop the Frankston train station precinct but is also pushing for more money to be invested in the project, and the electrification o...

Showcase for singing talent

A SEAFORD music school keen to give local singers a venue in which to demonstrate their talents started The Voice of Frankston in 2013 and its success has snowballed. “I’m a singer and I wanted to gi...

Scam alert

CONSUMER Affairs Victoria has urged people to know about common scams used to con the unwary. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission statistics show Victorians last year lost just under $20.5...