Guards lucky no injuries

A SOUTHLAND security guard who challenged a possible burglar was threatened with a stabbing and his partner almost run over by a woman getaway driver, 4.15am, Wednesday 6 July. The guards, who were p...

Child abuse play shows hope is important

CHILDREN often pretend to be superheroes they admire in comics or on screen but a darker side to pretending to be Spider-Man features in a new play called The Truth is Longer than a Lie to be staged ...

Bee teams teem across urban suburbs

THERE’S a buzz about Kingston suburbs. Beekeeping  is increasing in popularity as a hobby but it is important to learn the basics of beekeeping and harvesting honey before installing a hive according...

Toilets trouble for station patrons

STATION-GOERS at Mentone say they are unhappy about unisex toilets at the train station and want gender-specific loos back for the sake of privacy. The Friends of Mentone Station and Gardens chair Do...

Bashed, robbed

THREE 19-year-olds were abused, bashed and robbed as they walked towards the Southland cinemas, 10.45pm, Tuesday 5 July. Police said four men aged in their late teens/early 20s approached the trio fr...

Council: ‘No’ to sky rail

THE jury is out on whether sky rail influenced this month’s Isaacs federal election result but July still looms as a major milestone in the future of the Frankston rail line when options for the sepa...