Spirit unbowed

CROWDS turned out in force again this year to commemorate Anzac Day with dawn services and marches throughout Kingston. Chelsea Longbeach RSL president Michael Weissenfeld said attendance numbers wer...

Bay beaches ranked

THE Environment Protection Authority has ranked Port Phillip Bay beaches and Yarra River locations over summer and nine beaches are named in equal first place for the best recreational water quality....

Preschool climbs to new high

CHILDREN at Parkdale Preschool are climbing to new heights thanks to a Kingston Council community grant. The Alameda Place kindergarten has successfully gained a $2000 grant to revamp its large outdo...

Day of The Force

MAY the Fourth be with you! Celebrate International Star Wars Day on May the 4th at Parkdale Library with a special movie screening of the original film classic. Star Wars film fans are invited to dr...

Three in one

THREE units in the one block in Golden Av, Chelsea, were robbed, Friday 22 April. The victims, aged 87, 48 and 27, told Chelsea police their homes were all locked at the time. Thieves stole computer ...

Sky rail high on council’s mind

PUBLIC Transport Minister Jacinta Allan visited Kingston Council last week to discuss community concerns over the possibility of sky rail along the Frankston line. The Minister’s visit last Thursday ...

Mordialloc icon Hazel Pierce dies, aged 93

A FORMER mayor of Mordialloc and prominent Kingston resident Hazel Pierce has died, aged 93. Mrs Pierce was mayor twice – from 1983 to 1984 and 1992 to 1993 – before the City of Mordialloc was abolis...

Science jobs face axe

A NEW Climate Science Centre in Hobart announced by the CSIRO this week has put the future of the science body’s Aspendale laboratories in doubt amid accusations the decision to favour Tasmania over ...

Yabby avoids serious injury

NEPEAN LEAGUE THE ANZAC Round of football in Nepean League was soured on Saturday when Tyabb midfielder Adrian Clay was airlifted to hospital. At the 30-second mark of the third quarter in the match ...

The Tigers are on a roll

PENINSULA LEAGUE SEAFORD won its second game on the trot in MPNFL Peninsula Division, holding on to beat Bonbeach. The Tigers led by 28 points at the last change after leading by just two points at t...