Lifesavers back on patrol

WARM weather last weekend had beachgoers flocking to the sea and sand, with lifesavers from Mentone to Carrum reporting business as usual. Theirs were among the 56 patrolled beaches – and 30,68...

Wedge report ‘a waste of money’

A NEW report on Kingston’s Green Wedge has been called a waste of ratepayers’ money after councillors decided to press ahead with a contentious report to investigate the possibility of rezoning part ...

Parking scheme now good to go

A COMPROMISE has been reached over a parking permit scheme for Chelsea traders with a 12-month trial set to begin early next year. Some shop owners were unhappy with the details of a scheme due to be...

Centre staff take early leave

THE Mahogany Neighbourhood Centre’s management committee have decided to hand over the keys to Frankston Council and walk away before Christmas. Council had indicated it would take control of the cen...

Mystery around ducks’ death

A SEAFORD resident was shocked to find only the heads of his two pet ducks when he checked on them last Tuesday morning. The brown and white ducks had their heads “twisted off” – possibly by a callou...

Leadership the McMannis way

WHEN Brian McMannis was Frankston SES controller for nearly three decades, emergency services volunteers did things the McMannis way. Now, the McMannis way will be immortalised after Frankston counci...

‘No chance’ for marina plan

A BOATING marina at the base of Olivers Hill is no nearer to becoming reality despite a petition with more than 2000 signatures being handed over to Frankston Council. The petition signed by 2052 peo...