Woolly way to help needy

KNITTING is a thread that connects the community at Aspendale Gardens Community Service. People are invited to drop in to the centre on Tuesday mornings to sip some free tea and help knit some scarve...

An ill wind for turbines

BUILDING wind turbines at an Aspendale school showered in awards in recent months for a sustainability precinct built within its grounds may cause an environmental eyesore for neighbours according to...

Bikes found: owners wanted

UP to 25 stolen “high-end” cycles were recovered when police raided a factory in Southern Rd, Mentone, Thursday 11 August. Senior Constable Chris Victory, of the Caulfield Divisional Response Crew, s...

Vehicle restorer hit again

CAR parts valued at $13,000 were stolen from a vehicle restoration factory in Mordialloc overnight Thursday last week. The business, Muscle Cars, of Japaddy St, was the victim of an arson attack in O...

Advertising limits for sports grounds

BOUNDARIES will be put in place to limit advertising around sports field boundaries at Kingston reserves. Under new guidelines adopted by Kingston Council advertising signs are allowed on scoreboards...

Cash boosts arts creativity

SIX artists and organisations will share in $22,000 to help develop a range of original works including a community art day, a new mural for Clarinda Community Centre, and a photography book document...

Church considers church sale

ONGOING maintenance costs at ageing buildings could force the Uniting Church to sell a place of worship in Kingston. The church has three places of worship in Kingston – at Edithvale, Chelsea and Car...

Fire bomb explodes over offender

POLICE are investigating a fire bombing in Frankston North, 7.40pm, Monday 15 August. Senior Constable Jarrad Brookman, of Frankston CIU, said a man walked up the driveway of the Candlebark Crescent ...