Backlash over parking permits

A PARKING permit scheme for Chelsea traders has come under fire from the very shop owners it was designed to help. Kingston Council has decided to issue parking permits for Chelsea business owners du...

Councils bank on expanded port

FRANKSTON Council is banking on the $12 billion development of a container port at Hasting to achieve one of its main aims: jobs. Frankston mayor Cr Darrel Taylor said an “impact analysis” of the exp...

Young CFA volunteer’s firey outlook

SHE might be only 21, but Langwarrin law student Allie Guegan is already something of a veteran in the volunteer firefighting ranks, not only having battled numerous blazes since joining the CFA at t...

Firefighter fronts up for Labor

LABOR’S new Frankston candidate Paul Edbrooke says Frankston “is a great place to live and work” but “deserves better representation” than sitting MP Geoff Shaw. Mr Edbrooke told The Times he would p...

Out-of-this-world experience at McClelland

McCLELLAND Sculpture Park, Langwarrin, will host an immersive theatre experience 29 August–7 September, with viewers invited to don headphones and engage with the sculpture-strewn landscape in a nove...

‘Put Frankston first to last’

PUBLIC transport woes in Frankston and across the peninsula were top of the agenda at a Victoria First forum hosted by Labor MP Kelvin Thomson last weekend. The federal member for Wills in Melbourne’...

Precious war medals finally on way home

A 91-year-old war widow is set to be reunited with priceless family heirlooms including medals and a Second World War service photograph of her husband thanks to some sharp detective work by Franksto...

Top of the TAFEs

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...