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...

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...