Scam alert

CONSUMER Affairs Victoria has urged people to know about common scams used to con the unwary. Australian Competition and Consumer Commission statistics show Victorians last year lost just under $20.5...
Lorraine Wreford

Wreford apologises, defamation case over

KINGSTON councillor David Eden is set to drop a defamation suit against former Mordialloc Liberal MP Lorraine Wreford. Ms Wreford was being sued over comments made about Cr Eden in late 2013 regardin...

Postal push partial success at centre

A COMMUNITY push to establish a post office at Aspendale Gardens has failed to deliver the hoped for outcome but Australia Post has installed an Express Post box at the shopping centre. The Aspendale...
Sole survivor: Former soldier Tom Jones is the last surviving WWII prisoner-of-war at Longbeach RSL. Picture: Gary Sissons

One of a kind remembers the lost

LONGBEACH RSL members cherish the company of their last surviving World War II prisoner-of-war, Tom Jones. The club, in Thames Promenade, Chelsea, is a home-away-from-home for the former British vete...
New dawn fades: A smaller pub may be opened on the ground floor of the Mentone Hotel as part of an apartments complex redevelopment.

Mentone Hotel heritage listed

THE iconic Mentone Hotel has been saved from redevelopment. The main building has been officially listed on the Victorian Heritage Register. The heritage listing is a win for Kingston residents who r...