Burglaries warning

DAYTIME burglaries in Aspendale are concerning Kingston police. A house in Laura St, Aspendale, was ransacked by burglars, 10.30am-4.15pm, Friday, and cash, jewellery, power tools, and alcohol stolen...

Baseball’s big hitter aims high

CHELTENHAM Baseball Club has a handy pitcher and big hitter in 13-year-old Shelby Roberts. He has only been playing for two years at the club in Farm Rd, Cheltenham, but has achieved a lot in that ti...

Bush stirs cartoonist’s creative juices

HIGHETT cartoonist Alan ‘Al’ Rose feels more relaxed drawing for a country audience with his works, which usually have an amusing rural theme. “Country people are more at ease with cartoon strips, wh...

Jackson hits his straps

SUCCESS at a Golden Gloves tournament in Brisbane recently has given new impetus to the budding boxing career of Jackson Murphy. The 15-year-old, of Frankston, won his two flyweight bouts (52kg) at t...

Cemetery plot for Green Wedge

PART of Kingston’s Green Wedge has been earmarked as a cemetery under a controversial plan by Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust to build a “Kingston Memorial Park” in Heatherton. The Trust appro...

Money trail aids worthy cause

A MONEY trail event at Patterson River Secondary College has helped students raise funds to buy books for underprivileged children in Somaliland and Cambodia. We are talking big money, too: The stude...

Tree change for coast plan

A COUNCIL plan to manage Kingston’s foreshore has been changed after state government intervention over a council attempt to “protect private bay views” from tree plantings. Mordialloc Labor MP Tim R...