School burgled

THIEVES jemmied open the roller door of the Aspendale Garden Primary School basketball stadium last week and raided the canteen, then stole building equipment being used for renovations. Mordialloc p...

Bashed in Main St

A BEAUMARIS man received a fractured eye socket after being assaulted by a group of men in Main St, Mordialloc, early Saturday morning. The 35-year-old and a female friend were drinking at a Mordiall...

Dog attacks girl

A GIRL will require plastic surgery after being attacked by her German shepherd dog in Braeside, Saturday afternoon. The 11-year-old was playing with her twin sister in the front yard of a factory/re...

Pantry filled with kindness of strangers

LOOKING out for those less fortunate in the Kingston community is not just for Christmas. Kind hearted Chelsea and Kingston residents have shown they truly care by donating enough food to the Your Pa...

Arsonists blamed for creek boats’ blaze

POLICE are treating as arson the burning of two boats on Mordialloc Creek early Monday morning (29 August). CCTV cameras perched atop boatman Leon Pompei’s shed showed two men in hoodies, track suits...

Respected sportsman left legacy

Obituary Des Calverley, 21/11/1919 – 10/8/2016 DES Calverley was born in Wee Wee Rup, on the Murray Valley Highway about 10 kilometres south east of Cohuna. He lived in Leitchville, a dairying ...

Artist comes clean about life and work

ART imitating life or art imitating art? Michael Leeworthy manages to mix ‘n’ mangle the time worn adage in his latest publication “So you want to be an artist? You had better read this first ”. It w...

Nauru Files ‘historical’

FEDERAL Dunkley Liberal MP Chris Crewther has responded to the first protest held outside his Frankston office since he was elected in July. The MP noted “a small quiet group of people” from Christia...