Men flee after break-in

NEIGHBOURS went out to investigate when they heard a window being smashed at a vacant house in Bonbeach and saw a man wearing a balaclava sitting in what they assumed was a getaway car in the drivewa...

Punch followed by exposure

A MAN who allegedly punched a child in the face and then verbally abused a passerby who objected later returned and exposed himself to the woman, 11am, Thursday 17 November. The woman told Kingston d...

Schools’ gongs for environment

SUSTAINABILITY efforts at schools in Mentone and Aspendale have been recognised in a Victorian awards program to highlight and promote sustainable education. Mentone Primary School’s sustainability l...

Privacy breached by council

AN ADMINISTRATIVE mistake had Kingston Council scrambling last week to apologise for a serious breach of ratepayers’ privacy. The names, addresses, dates of birth and contact number for more than 200...

Saints try to block pokies appeal

OBJECTIONS against the redevelopment of St Kilda Football Club’s Moorabbin Reserve hang in the balance. The AFL club and Kingston Council are trying to strike out opposition to pokies at the venue ah...

Councillors least expensive

AN analysis of councillors’ claimed expenses in the previous 2012-16 council term found Kingston councillors are the lowest spenders compared to neighbouring Frankston and Mornington Peninsula Shire ...

Police search for Billy King

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 13-year-old boy Billy King. Billy was last seen in Lonsdale Street in the Melbourne CBD on Monday 21 November. Police and his family ...

The bald truth about alopecia

IT took Frankston retailer and alopecia sufferer Tammy Lobato many years to overcome the sense of isolation that goes with being “different”, so she understands only too well the embarrassment, anxie...

Soccer star wants medals back

SCOTTISH soccer star Stuart Munro is appealing for the return of medals he won during a distinguished playing career in the UK. The Mt Eliza resident’s home was burgled recently and medals awarded to...

Cancer screening call goes out to save lives

A GROUP of volunteers with experience of cancer have joined forces as “community champions” in a bid to improve Frankston’s low cancer screening rates. The innovative community awareness program was ...