Plant not crushed, VCAT appeal looms

A PLEA by Kingston Council for Planning Minister Richard Wynne to “call in” a controversial bid to extend a licence for a concrete crushing plant in Kingston’s Green Wedge has gone unanswered as yet....

Car sales ‘fraud’ long con

AN EDITHVALE car buyer was one of 91 victims of a trickster who allegedly wound back the speedos on cars he was selling online. Police at Mornington yesterday charged the man, 29, of Reservoir, with ...

Crossing removals first on the line

THE first level crossings to be removed along the Frankston line have been named by the Labor state government. Contracts were awarded on Tuesday to remove crossings at Centre Rd in Bentleigh, McKinn...

Wreckers lined up for Ambassador

The sounds of a wrecker’s machinery will provide a backdrop to sighs of relief and the popping of champagne corks when demolition of the former Ambassador Hotel begins next month. Owner Joanna Kordos...

Standing as one

Solidarity was the theme at Frankston’s IDAHOT Day flag raising ceremony at the Civic Centre flagpoles, Davey St, on Friday. The word stands for International Day Against Homophopia and Transphobia. ...

Councillors’ free speech threatened

AN apparent lack of transparency at the highest levels of Frankston Council has seen an attempt to curb councillors’ freedom of speech flounder amid dubious claims of “incorrect information” supplied...

Fake $50s charges

FRANKSTON police last week arrested and charged a Parkdale woman with possessing and making $50 notes at her home. Detective Sergeant Jason Hocking said police seized instruments and materials used t...

Woman hit, robbed

A WOMAN was hit on the head with a piece of wood and then robbed by a man as she was leaving Bayside shopping centre on Friday 8 May. Senior Constable Ken Howard, of the Armed Robbery Task Force, sai...

Dog dead after Frankston hit run

Police are searching for a heartless driver who left a three-legged dog dying on the road during a hit and run collision in Frankston. Investigators have been told a 45-year-old man was walking his 1...