Push for more pokies is kids play

A CHILDREN’S play area at a Langwarrin pub is being used as a bargaining chip in a push for more pokies machines. The Langwarrin Hotel wants to install 10 more electronic gaming machines and has writ...

Sky-rail plan not done deal

PLANS to remove level crossings along the Frankston line using elevated rail are still up in the air according to the state government. Plans for a so-called ‘suburban sky-rail’, with rail lines rais...

New Year makeover for Kingston City Hall

Kingston City Hall will undergo a major refurbishment in early 2016 to ensure the iconic building continues to meet the needs of the Kingston community. The $575,000 project will improve the links be...

Crash snaps power pole

A SEAFORD woman was lucky to escape serious injury when her car hit a power pole in Nepean Hwy, Carrum, 10pm, Sunday 10 January. The woman, 47, was driving south when she possibly blacked out and hit...

Stolen car

A LEGANA Ct, Patterson Lakes, woman called police 7.30am, Wednesday 6 January, to report her Toyota car missing from the carport. Police had noticed the car being driven dangerously in two incidents,...

A new chapter for New Year

IF it’s a New Year’s resolution to finally take the writing plunge then classes at Longbeach Place community centre could be the start or the next step of a writer’s journey. Writing Creatively Towar...

Global way to celebrate Australia Day

Celebrate Australia Day in style at Kingston’s 16th annual Globe to Globe World Music Festival featuring a host of talented performers, free workshops, children’s entertainment and a spectacular fire...