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FRANKSTON’S Chisholm TAFE Institute is on a financial sound footing compared to other further vocational education and training providers in Victoria. A report by the Victorian Auditor-General releas...

World cup calls for star basketballers

FRANKSTON basketballers David Andersen and Ryan Broekhoff have been selected to play in the 12-man Australian team at the FIBA World Cup in Spain. The players were farewelled last Monday before headi...

Sister’s gift a lifesaver for Darren

A SISTER’S generous gift is a potential lifesaver for Langwarrin man Darren Puleio. She is giving him one of her kidneys. Simone Lovitt, 42, of Lochiel Av, Edithvale, will donate the organ at The Alf...

Parking permits up for grabs

CHELSEA traders will be able to park all day near their stores without worrying about being fined by roving parking inspectors under a new permit scheme to be trialled by Kingston Council. Councillor...

Spreading a climate of change

FORMER prime minister Kevin Rudd called it “the greatest moral, economic and social challenge of our time” but failed to meet the challenge, avoiding the reality of dealing with climate change for po...

Dog mauled in park attack

A VICIOUS dog attack that left a dog owner with a $200 vet’s bill is being investigated by Frankston Council. Maria, who did not want her surname published, was walking her elderly mother’s dog in Ba...

Elderly man hit, killed by roadside

AN elderly man was hit and killed by a car while standing next to his wife by the side of the Nepean Highway at Frankston on Thursday (31 July). Police said the elderly couple had been driving south ...

Skin cancer scare a life changing journey

WHEN Jay Allen discovered he had a melanoma skin cancer, it was a life-changing moment. But the 39-year-old father of four is now glad he still has a life to change. Mr Allen and fellow skin cancer s...

Search on for sculpture cash

A PLAN to install sculptures at Frankston train station to “change the face of Frankston” could be at least partially funded from the $13.8 million pledged by the state government for the Frankston S...

Punters in a spin

GAMBLERS poured about $80 million into electronic gaming machines in Kingston in the past financial year. Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation figures show Kingston pokies losses t...