Tradies’ tools a target

A SPATE of thefts of tradies’ tools is frustrating detectives. A nail gun and a Makita drill were stolen from a Nissan Navara parked in the driveway of a Wallum Rd, Edithvale, property, overnig...

River plunge charges

A HIGHETT man who drove his car into the Patterson River at Bonbeach last week is facing charges of burglary, attempted burglary, possession of cannabis and a range of traffic matters following the i...

Youths threated

TWO 17-year-olds walking to the bus in Sutton St, Chelsea Heights last week, were robbed by a large man brandishing a tyre iron. The 195cm tall man, described as having dark skin and black crinkly ha...

Time to hit garage sales trail again

KINGSTON households, schools and community groups are set to join thousands of people across the country taking part in the Garage Sale Trail this month. The annual event will be held on the weekend ...

Parking protest over new fees

RETAIL staff at Southland Shopping Centre have taken to the street in front of the shopping complex to protest against being charged up to $1300 annually to park a car while working in shops. More th...

Nurses, carers take action on pay dispute

NURSES and carers in Kingston are taking industrial action over pay and conditions at BUPA aged care homes. A stop work meeting and community barbecue to highlight workers’ wage demands and con...

Shouting to the top

TOUGH, pushy, passionate but desperate to be loved, Johnny O’Keefe fought his way to the top in the 1950s to become Australia’s first international star of rock and roll. When Australia was a provinc...

Brothels busted by council

KINGSTON Council wants to get out of the brothel busting business amid an apparent rise in massage parlours illegally offering extra services. Council paid investigators in the past few months have c...