Stolen purse leads police to Black Rock

Police are investigating the theft of a purse from a car in Mt Eliza in June. Investigators have been told an offender gained entry into a vehicle between 22 and 23 June and stole a purse containing ...

Weed killer on trial

AN ALTERNATIVE weed killer will be trialled around Kingston playgrounds for the next 12 months. Mayor Cr David Eden said the existing weed-control product Round Up containing glyphosate is approved f...

Door holds firm

A PATTERSON Lakes couple are on edge after thieves made desperate attempts to force open their front door on consecutive nights, about 7pm, Thursday and Friday 28 and 29 June.  Police were told the t...

Armed robberies

A FRANKSTON man was arrested last week over a string of alleged armed robberies at supermarkets, cafes and small businesses in which staff were allegedly threatened with a knife and a crowbar and cas...

Jetty wrangle ends in agreement

A CRUMBLING jetty at Patterson Lakes Plaza will finally be built after the resolution of a funding stoush between the state government and Kingston Council. It was smiles all round last Wednesday (28...

Bay Trail section finally ticked off

THE Mentone to Mordialloc stage of the Bay Trail has been given the go-ahead by Kingston councillors. Councillors voted at June’s public council meeting last week to approve plans for the shared cycl...

Plastic ban plan is ‘in the bag’

SHOPPERS are being urged to bin plastic bags for the month of July to reduce pollution across bayside beaches and parks. Plastic Free July calls on people to refuse to use single-use plastic bags whe...

United against problem gambling

A CALL to join a campaign against problem gambling has been heeded by Kingston Council after councillors agreeing council should sign up as an Alliance for Gambling Reform group partner. Councillors ...