Booklovers share helping hand

VOLUNTEER Adele Parker has been delivering library items to Mentone’s Helen Latham for the past five years.  Ms Parker, a former librarian, is a member of Kingston Home Library Service’s team who vol...

Pooches’ beach fun in sun

DOG lovers in Mentone will be able to exercise their four-legged friends at all hours of the day or night following a successful year-long trial of a 24-hour dog off leash area at Mentone beach. The ...

Luke Batty’s death ‘not foreseeable’

A CORONER’S inquest into the death of Tyabb boy Luke Batty – and the circumstances leading up to the tragedy – has found that it could not have been predicted. Judge Ian Gray said in a 111-page findi...

Cash for kinder ‘challenge’

KINGSTON councillors have promised to work with the Chelsea Heights Kindergarten to try to ensure the kinder’s long-term viability for future generations. A funding swap with Chelsea Kindergarten thr...

Game over for playing fields move

THE door has finally shut on a secretive bid to move Mentone Grammar’s playing fields in Keysborough in to Melbourne’s urban growth boundary, ending the possibility of the sports fields being sold of...