Cyclist ‘slapped’

A FEMALE cyclist almost came off her bike when slapped on the buttock by a passenger in a passing car, noon, Wednesday 20 July. The Hampton woman was riding north along Nepean Hwy, Carrum, at about 3...

Urine thrown at girl

A SCHOOLGIRL waiting for a bus in Cheltenham was shocked when the person behind her splattered urine and faeces on her uniform, 4.20pm, Tuesday 19 July. The girl, 14, was standing in line in Charman ...

Forging new unions for rugby

THE SPORT of rugby union may not be as popular as the AFL football powerhouse in Victoria but a Seaford-based club is spreading the word about the game in the south east. Southern Districts Rugby Clu...

Science jobs for the girls

A CAREER in technology beckons for one of Patterson River Secondary College’s brightest mathematics and IT students, Jessika Du, who was invited to attend a University of Melbourne education camp for...

Post parcels raided

UP to 200 parcels were stolen from the Australia Post depot in Braeside, 5.54pm, Monday 11 July. Police said the offenders entered the Venture Way premises through unlocked sliding doors at the front...

McDonald’s, Red Rooster raided

THE same two thieves are suspected of robbing a McDonald’s restaurant in Moorabbin and a Red Rooster in Springvale South, around 10pm, Monday 25 July. The men – of African appearance – wore t-shirts ...

Great War men remembered

THE sacrifice and dedication of Chelsea men in World War I has been recognised in a new book and video by Longbeach Place president Julie Gross McAdam. The book and video, free to read and watch onli...

Primary pupils sign up for road safety

A MT ELIZA mother has taken a stand after being  “horrified” at the number of drivers disobeying road rules, ignoring 40kph school speed zones and disregarding flags at school crossings. When her dau...

High cost of impound

A BURNOUT has cost a Patterson Lakes man his Holden ute for a month after he was busted in Langwarrin last week. Somerville Highway Patrol members saw the thick blanket of tyre smoke on Centre Rd, 5p...

Teens make a run for it

TWO 17-year-olds walking along Ballarto Rd, Carrum Downs, 9pm, Monday 11 July, ran for it when they were menaced by a man who demanded their mobile phones. The teenagers were passing the McCormicks R...