Charges over guns, drugs

A BONBEACH man and woman have been charged with 26 offences, mainly involving weapons and drugs, after a raid at a Station St property last week. Police executing a search warrant allegedly found can...

Suburban sights in the lens for awards

PHOTOGRAPHERS out and about in the suburbs of Kingston can win a share of more than $7000 in prize money in the annual Lens Mist photography competition. Now in its eighth year, Lens Mist has traditi...

Two’s up for hotel site apartments

PLANS to build a four-storey apartment building alongside the Mentone Hotel building have been shelved in favour of a two-storey complex. Developer Paul Huggins, of Momentum Developments, lodged a ne...

State brothel busters call wins support

COUNCILS across Victoria have backed a Kingston Council push for a state government led crackdown on illegal brothels masquerading as massage businesses. A Kingston Council motion tabled at a Municip...

Netball leads way to healthier club

THERE are now 10 times more obese children and teenagers in the world compared to 40 years ago – according to a global study of over 200 countries. A proactive healthy step has seen Michele Cavanagh,...

Watchdog barks at councils

A REPORT released by the Victorian Ombudsman last week revealed 97 complaints about Kingston Council were made to the watchdog over a 12-month period but The News has found just over 10 per cent of c...