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...

Managing communities the Ace way

THERE is not much Stephen Raff doesn’t know about body corporates. He has accumulated so much knowledge as founder and CEO of Ace Body Corporate Management over its 20-year history, he could write th...

More council bullying claims

MORE victims of alleged bullying at Frankston Council have come forward in the wake of last week’s revelation that five cases of bullying at council in the past two years were either fully or partial...

Budget: the final frontier

STARDATE 2015. These are the voyages of the Small Business Minister Bruce Billson. His mission: to explore strange new business tax deductions, to seek out new cost savings and new Liberal Party poli...

Stolen car rams house

A CAR stolen from the Peninsula Bus Lines staff car park in Bardia Av, Seaford, on Tuesday ended up crashing into a house in Carrum Downs. The 1989 White Toyota Camry was seen being driven “erratical...

Bottle shop attack

A 15 YEAR OLD Carrum Downs youth has been remanded to the Malmsbury Youth Training Centre for allegedly assaulting a female bottle shop attendant at Seaford on Wednesday night. The youth, who is well...

Thieves target cars, valuables

SIX offenders are facing more than 60 charges of car theft and theft from cars in the Frankston, Carrum Downs, and Seaford areas over the past month. The three females and three males aged 16-26 are ...

Motocross park on track to reopen

Despite a hitch in negotiations over management, Frankston Council is confident the Frankston City Motorcycle Park will soon reopen. Motorcycling Victoria has decided not to step in and take temporar...

Help in times of need

COUNSELLING and practical advice, negotiation and advocacy on behalf of those struggling to make ends meet, and referrals to experts on drugs, alcohol and gambling, are just some of the services prov...

Councillors commit to committees

A NEW way for Kingston Council to seek community feedback is beginning to take shape. Kingston councillors have backed a plan to establish new council advisory committees after the village committees...