Rubbish protection all bay round

MORE than 100 young marine ambassadors saw – and smelled – tonnes of pollution emptied from a Carrum Downs gross pollution trap on Tuesday (9 August). The trap stops stormwater pollutants washed from...

Palm tree taken for a ride

A DETERMINED burglar – possibly with green thumbs – stole a 10-metre palm tree from the front yard of a property in Aspendale last week. Its owner was said to be “staggered” by the brazen theft, whic...

Spreading word on ovarian cancer danger

OVARIAN and gynaecological cancers can be tough to talk about and tackle but Karen Livingstone hopes more lives can be saved by bringing the subject out into the open. The 50-year-old Mentone residen...

Climate science still ‘in strife’

A COMMITMENT to climate science by incoming Industry, Innovation and Science Minister Greg Hunt has failed to ease union fears about jobs and research cuts at the CSIRO including climate change model...

Hide and seek

THE bird hide at Edithvale-Seaford Wetlands has been refurbished and reopened thanks to a $20,000 federal government grant. The Friends of the Edithvale-Seaford Wetlands have been lobbying for the pa...

Olympic coach heads to Rio

EDITHVALE running coach Sean Williams is trackside at the Rio Olympics cheering on two-time Olympian long-distance runner Ben St Lawrence. Williams has coached the 10,000 metre runner in the gruellin...