Tune in to Sounds’ battle

UNSIGNED musicians aged 20 or less with a passion for live performance or song writing are welcome to enter Kingston’s Battle of the Sounds event. It’s on 6-9pm, Friday 19 August, at Allan McLean Hal...

Man punched, keys demanded

A 68-YEAR-OLD man was punched from behind after returning to his car in Bay St, Mordialloc, after taking his dog to the beach, 5.45pm, Saturday 4 June. He told Mordialloc police his attacker, of Afri...

Comic book guy visit draws near

AN artist who has been writing and drawing comics for more than 20 years will conduct a workshop, 4-5pm, Thursday 23 June, at Cheltenham Library, 12 Stanley Av, Cheltenham. Dean Rankin has worked on ...

Fined over weapons cache

AN Edithvale man was fined $3500 in Moorabbin Magistrates’ Court last week after pleading guilty to possessing ammunition, prohibited weapons, explosives, Category A firearm, and possessing cannabis....

Scientists target election

CLIMATE change scientists are campaigning to save their jobs in the lead-up to the 2 July federal election in the wake of up to 32 redundancies at the CSIRO’s research centre in Aspendale. CSIRO Staf...