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Reach your creative potential in Frankston City with an arts grant

Grants are now available to local creatives as part of Frankston City Council’s business and community grants pool of almost $1 million. Frankston City Council Mayor, Sandra Mayer, said the grants would help artists and those working in creative industries to do what they love while delivering culturally significant work to the community. “I am […]

Victoria’s suburb lockdown restrictions to split some communities down the middle

Lockdown restrictions across Victoria will split some communities right down the middle. Thirty-six suburbs across ten postcodes will be impacted by a return to stage three restrictions order. The new measures come into place from midnight on Wednesday. For some areas, however, major arterial roads divide suburbs from one another. It means one side of the […]

Rock bund key in restoration of the ‘famous missing’ Portsea Beach

Mornington Peninsula Shire Council has been working directly with the Victorian Government with the aim to develop a long-term solution for the return of the iconic Portsea Public Beach. The former healthy and popular Victorian public beach, 30 metres wide and 600 metres long has disappeared over the past decade requiring a temporary sand bank […]

Council provides rates relief to eligible job seekers

Frankston City Council is offering eligible job seekers who own and occupy their home, a one-off, $200 rates relief waiver. Applications for the waiver will open online on 1 July and close on 30 September. It will be available to one person from each owner-occupier household, who is receiving Centrelink Job Seeker payments at the […]

Somerville launch a huge success

RPP once again partnered with Woolworths to broadcast live from the new-look Somerville Plaza store on Saturday. This followed the successful launch of the Baxter store last week, and we are pleased to say both events went exceptionally well, with Woolworths “over the moon” with our level of enthusiasm and professionalism. Pictured L-R: Craig (Saturday […]

RPP broadcasting live from the new-look Woolworths Somerville this Saturday

Woolworths are excited to announce their fresh new look Somerville store is complete. RPP will be broadcasting live this Saturday 11am-2pm with $500 worth of gift cards and heaps of specials on offer. You’ll find the same friendly team and a large fresh food department offering everything from Aussie fruit and veg to The Odd […]

Council powers ahead with renewable energy

Renewable energy created by a Victorian wind farm will power key Frankston City Council buildings, including the civic centre, for at least the next decade. As of 1 July 2020 the Civic Centre, Frankston Arts Centre, Operations Centre, Ebdale Community Hub and Learning Centre and Karingal PLACE Neighbourhood Centre will be powered by 100 per […]

Post-coronavirus travel: Rye amongst the places you need to go

As coronavirus travel restrictions begin to ease across Australia, and with overseas destinations still a way off, now’s the time to get better acquainted with our own backyard. While there are some classic Aussie travel destinations to visit, if you’re looking to beat the crowds, there are some hidden gems that you may not even […]

RPP broadcasting live from your new look neighbourhood store!

Woolworths are excited to announce their fresh new look Baxter store is complete. RPP will be broadcasting live this Saturday 11am-2pm with $500 worth of gift cards and heaps of specials on offer. You’ll find the same friendly team and a large fresh food department offering everything from Aussie fruit and veg to The Odd […]

Cleaning blitz puts locals back in work and stops the spread of COVID-19

A band of friendly cleaners have walked 6400 kilometres while sanitising Frankston City, on a mission to protect the community from the spread of COVID-19. This is the equivalent of walking from Frankston to Perth and back but the five dedicated teams of five are taking this new exercise routine in their stride. Over a […]