Creative inking brings awards

Kingston’s talented young writers have been honoured in Kingston Youth Services Ink About It 2015 Awards. The Ink About It creative writing competition invited local youth to enter a short story, poe...

Workers killed on the job on same day

AN electrician, 25, died last Thursday  (12 November) while performing regular maintenance on the roof of an air conditioner factory in Canterbury Rd, Braeside. Colleagues of the man, Ron Ricketts, l...

$80m lost on Kingston pokies

PUNTERS in Victoria lost $5.8 billion while gambling in the past financial year and poker machine losses in pubs and clubs made up $2.57 billion of the total losses as gamblers. An annual report tabl...

Terror ride as victims chased, attacked

FOUR men in two cars chased and attacked a driver and his passenger in Graham Rd, Carrum, 9pm, Sunday 1 November. Their car was so badly damaged that it is considered a “write-off”. Senior Constable ...

The Force is strong with web series sisters

TWIN filmmaker sisters from Edithvale have won a national award for their i can’t even online TV series. Hayley and Alyce Adams were awarded the Best New Talent gong at the Australian Online Video Aw...

Party hangover at community centre

AN evening of senseless destruction of playground equipment has left Patterson Lakes Community Centre staff devastated. Centre manager Marisa Nowak said a weekend party at the hall got out of control...

Lane way to new business way

DECADES working at the corporate coalface have had a lasting impact on management consultant Georges McKail. The businessman has decided to look at working life beyond the daily grind, although coffe...

Bearsley mayor despite divisions

KINGSTON councillors elected a new mayor last week. Cr Tamsin Bearsley won a five-three split vote against challenger Cr Steve Staikos at a public council meeting last Wednesday evening (11 November)...