Waste hub ‘risk’ still in the air

KINGSTON’S Green Wedge still faces the prospect of being used as a waste hub for metropolitan Melbourne despite Kingston Council opposing any such move. A Statewide Waste and Resource Recovery Infras...

Why good journalism matters

MP News Group journalist David Harrison is in Thailand supporting his mate Alan Morison and his wife Chutima Sidasathian, who were charged in late 2013 with criminal defamation and computer crime ove...

Elders, police on course to cut crime

IT’S BEEN a year, and Frankston’s Maori Elders say their street patrols are lessening crimes by young Pacific islanders. Elders’ operations manager Eva Halford said efforts by the police and Elders o...

Footy stars sign up for surfing

IT might be getting to the pointy end of the season for the AFL, but players were not too busy when asked to sign surfboards for a charity auction. The players came off the field long enough to take ...

Art to lift the spirit

By FRAN HENKE VISUAL arts students at Chisholm Frankston are taking their work to the walls of Monash Health this month to cheer and stimulate patients, visitors and staff. Their show, featuring pain...

Every one of these dogs has its day at work

EVERY day dogs are heading off to work from their homes in and around Seaford and Frankston. Once on the lead, they learn new skills and how to socialise in the wider world. They’re off to shopping c...

Second arrest over Frankston RSL Burglary

Detectives have arrested a second man following an alleged burglary at the Frankston RSL in July. Investigators were told war medals and other memorabilia were stolen during the incident on 31 July. ...

Catch cap plan for bay fishers

A FOUR-week public consultation period began last week on a proposed “sliding catch cap” on the harvest of fish by licensed commercial fishers in Port Phillip and Western Port bays. Fisheries Victori...

New clubhouse gathers support

WORKS are set to begin on a $4 million lifesaving club and Indigenous Gathering Place in Mordialloc. Kingston Council at its latest meeting appointed a builder for what it describes as “an exciting n...