Grand design: Haskell Architects’ plans for the new Carrum Family and Children’s Centre at Roy Dore Reserve due to open in early 2017.

Family hub work to begin

WORK will begin next month on the construction of a new Carrum Family and Children’s Centre at Roy Dore Reserve. Kingston Council has awarded a $3.6 million contract to Clayton South builders DURA Co...
Production line: Armstrong World Industries staff Richard Ye, left, Isaacs Labor MP Mark Dreyfus, Michael Keam and Matthew Anderson at the vinyl manufacturer’s Braeside plant. Picture: Yanni

China trade deal ‘one-sided’

THE impact of the China-Australia free trade agreement has not been adequately explained to local businesses according to a Braeside manufacturer. Vinyl manufacturer Armstrong World Industries believ...
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Generic Police Sign taken at Frankston police Station.

Arrest after home break-in

A CHELTENHAM man has been charged with aggravated burglary, theft and obtaining property by deception.  Police allege that early Sunday morning 13 September he broke into a house in Sherwood Av, Chel...
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Generic Police Sign taken at Frankston police Station.

Bookkeeper on fraud charges

A YARN and textile import/export wholesaler in Jarrah Drive, Braeside, was almost driven out of business as a result of alleged repeated frauds by a former employee, Kingston police say. Their invest...
Mordialloc Fire - Japaddy St - Muscle Car Factory.

Muscle cars off road in blaze

A MORDIALLOC motor vehicle restorer watched on in despair early yesterday (Tuesday 6 October) as fire tore through the business he had taken 15 years to build up. Leo Banks, whose Muscle Car Factory ...

Crime up on drug arrests high

CRIME across Kingston has surged 6.6 per cent in the past 12 months fuelled by a sharp spike in drug offences and stalking threats. Figures for the 12 months to June this year released by the newly f...