Hunt on for Carrum Downs puppy thief

Police are on the hunt for a man who allegedly stole a puppy from a pet shop in Carrum Downs in April. Investigators have been told the man entered the store on Frankston-Dandenong Road around 4.30pm...

Hastings port planner slashes jobs

STAFF numbers have been cut to 14 at the Port of Hastings Development Authority. The latest cuts are in line with the Labor government’s aim of hearing from Infrastructure Victoria before deciding on...

Artist takes bite out of the Big Apple

FROM Bonbeach to Chelsea – New York’s Chelsea, that is – might seem a long way away. But it’s indicative of the progress being made by Bonbeach painter Michelle Endersby, who is staging her In Reveri...

Office moves for Labor MPs

IT has taken seven months but Carrum MP Sonya Kilkenny’s electorate office should be open for business in July. The Labor MP, who narrowly won the seat of Carrum from former Liberal MP Donna Bauer at...

Crushing blow against ‘waste hub’

ANY imminent threat of additional concrete crushers in Kingston’s Green Wedge has receded but a longer-term battle over materials recycling plants in the area looms. The News can reveal Planning Mini...

Cars burgled, items stolen

THEFTS from motor vehicles are becoming an all-too-common problem in the Patterson Lakes, Chelsea, and Bonbeach areas. Police are searching for offenders who ransacked a utility in Palm Beach Dr, Pat...

SES cash safe from cuts

FUNDING for State Emergency Service units will not be pared back in Kingston if the state government’s planned rate capping policy comes into force next financial year. Some Victorian councils, such ...

Summer rescues fall

LIFESAVERS patrolling Kingston and Frankston beaches rescued 26 people in strife at sea during the summer months. Life Saving Victoria data shows lifeguards in the region gave first aid in 116 cases ...

Quest for laughs on Grail trail

THE cast will have as much fun as the audience when MLOC – formerly the Mordialloc Light Opera Company – presents Monty Python’s Spamalot at the Phoenix Theatre next month. Edithvale resi...