Detectives investigate Braeside burglary

Kingston Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance following a burglary on 16 November. It’s understood three men gained entry to the Haymer Street business just a...

Pier ‘glassing’ in unprovoked attack

DETECTIVES are appealing for witnesses after a 21-year-old man was bashed and “glassed” with a broken bottle on Mordialloc pier, early evening, Wednesday 18 October. The man, who was with a mate, tol...

Bashed man saved from more harm

A YOUNG man was savagely bashed on Mordialloc pier, 5.30pm, Tuesday 14 November. Police were told a number of men about the same age assaulted the 21-year-old, punching and kicking him unconscious, b...

Super strummers in tune

IT is an instrument that conjures an image of tropical breezes and happy times. The ukulele; quirky and fun, it quickly brings a smile to the faces of those listening to its sound. But this story abo...

All change for bus routes through suburbs

CHANGES to bus routes may be on the way. The state government says the proposed changes will make travel on buses “simpler and more reliable” but wants to hear from public transport users about the a...

Rubbish fire fought

THE driver of a City of Kingston recycling truck made a quick detour to Regents Park in Aspendale when he noticed smoke billowing from the rear of his truck, 12.17pm, Tuesday 21 November. Arriving in...

Seconds for Staikos as mayor

KINGSTON has a new mayor after Cr Steve Staikos was elected last week by his councillor peers to the mayoralty. North ward councillor Staikos was elected unopposed last Wednesday evening (15 November...

Marriage equality’s big ‘yes’

THE majority of voters across the federal electorate of Isaacs backed same-sex marriage in the marriage equality postal survey in line with the nationwide vote. The Australian Bureau of Statistics an...

Beck, McLeod flag five-year plan for Baxter

SOCCER A CLOSER relationship with new NPL outfit Langwarrin could be the springboard which catapults Baxter into State 2 South-East. That’s the target that new Baxter gaffer Francis Beck and director...