Hamer legacy under threat

THE daughter of former Victorian premier Sir Rupert Hamer visited Kingston’s Green Wedge last week to see how her late father’s legacy could be threatened by encroaching development. Julia Hamer join...

Aged care land plan divides council

COUNCILLORS are divided over plans to build an aged care home in Collins St, Mentone, with some backing a community push to use the land as public open space. Council has begun an expressions-of-inte...

Edgy support rallies round

KINGSTON Council is scrambling to do all it can to save the iconic Mentone Hotel. Councillors voted on Monday evening to support any state government review of state heritage procedures to avoid the ...

Climate right for app to cut waste

IF all goes to plan, a free mobile phone app developed by a group of Monash students could offer Mornington Peninsula residents economic, social and environmental advantages all rolled into one. Thei...

Waste hub for wedge on horizon

A WASTE transfer hub could be established in Kingston’s Green Wedge despite Kingston Council’s efforts to stop the area becoming “Melbourne’s waste hub”. Councillors unanimously voted to ask the stat...