Assault ruins night out

A PLEASANT evening listening to the band at a Mordialloc hotel turned nasty for a man who was attacked from behind while standing at the urinal, 11.45pm, Friday 8 September. The man told police he he...

Parking fee on way

SHOPPERS who stay for more than three hours at Southland Shopping Centre will pay for parking from mid-October. Shopping centres operator Westfield has flagged the installation of a new parking syste...

Women of distinction honoured

WOMEN “making a difference” were welcomed back to Mentone’s Kilbreda College last month for the school’s first annual “Past Pupils of Distinction Dinner”. Carol Gaston, Professor Judith Kinnear, Dr M...

Bus driver interviewed

A BUS driver was interviewed by police and released pending further inquiries after a pedestrian was struck and killed in Mordialloc, Thursday 7 September. Police said a 67-year-old Mordialloc man wa...

Police alerted

POLICE arrested a woman in a car allegedly “crammed with stolen goods” after a house in Patterson Lakes was robbed, 4.45am, Saturday 9 September. Earlier, a neighbour had called 000 after she saw “sh...

LXRA: ‘No change’ on road closure

THE state government authority tasked with removing level crossings along the Frankston line is not for turning on a decision to close Eel Race Rd in Carrum. The Level Crossing Removal Authority, a D...

Sienna’s second win as mayor

ASPENDALE has pulled off the double feat of a pupil being named the junior mayor of the City of Melbourne for the second year in succession. St Louis de Monfort’s School Sienna Koop won the right to ...

Woman’s death ‘tragic accident’

AN elderly man who ran over and killed his wife in a supermarket car park at Patterson Lakes, Saturday 9 September, was taken to Cheltenham police station for interview but no charges were laid. The ...

Asbestos report ‘changed’

ALLEGATIONS that independent reports into the dumping of asbestos-riddled soil at Bicentennial Park in Chelsea late last year were “changed … under pressure” have been aired in state parliament. Libe...