Purse stolen, card used – Aspendale

A CREDIT card from a stolen purse was used to buy items in Aspendale in March. Police Media’s Creina O’Grady said a woman noticed her purse was missing after getting off a train at Aspendale on Monda...

Attempted break-in

TERRIFIED Coles staff watched on as two men attempted to force their way through the front doors of the Patterson Lakes store, 4.50am, Tuesday 25 April. A staff member heard a noise at the front of t...

Erratic Getaway

FOUR men wearing fluoro vests and using a concrete saw were disturbed while trying to cut open an ATM at an Aspendale Gardens shopping centre, 2.50am, Wednesday 26 April. The men, driving an $80,000 ...

Carrying torch for reconciliation

THIRTEEN years 9 and 10 students and two staff members from Kilbreda College, Mentone, were recently appointed Friends Igniting Reconciliation through Education (FIRE) carriers. The commissioning cer...

Sports bar’s big win on appeal

A SPORTS bar will be built on Mordialloc’s Main St after clinching a controversial extra-time win at VCAT. A three-level Sporting Globe and Grill bar, with a maximum capacity of 450 patrons and open-...

Dark dinner vision for charity

DINING out when you’re blind or have low vision is much more complex than just finding the food on your plate. To demonstrate this, Vision Australia has developed a fundraiser for blindness and low-v...

Bypass on way

THE long-mooted Mordialloc bypass is expected to be built by 2021 after the state government announced $300 million for the project in the 2017-18 state budget unveiled on Tuesday (2 May). A 9-kilome...