Dispute turns violent

A DISPUTE between neighbours in Mordialloc erupted into violence over the weekend when an elderly man was allegedly hit over the head with a hammer. Police allege a verbal argument in Barkly St got o...

Beach thefts

MORDIALLOC beachgoers were robbed of valuables on Monday afternoon. Police said a Caucasian youth, Maori youth and Caucasian girl, all aged about 16, were suspected of stealing numerous items from ba...

Buyers and sellers lose out in deceptions

POLICE warn online buyers and sellers of items – and even properties for rent – to beware of scammers after a spate of complaints last week. In one instance, the seller of a mobile phone in Clarinda ...

Bins out, in and now improved

FIRST the bins were out, then they were back in. Now rubbish bins at Patterson River are getting an upgrade thanks to the state government. Parks Victoria recently reversed a decision to remove the b...

Tolerance the talk on human rights

HUMAN rights advocate and lawyer Julian Burnside QC will be guest speaker at a Kingston For Human Rights event this month. The high-profile and outspoken barrister, an advocate for refugees, will tal...

Festive feast for all planned

CHRISTMAS is coming so volunteers are starting preparation for this year’s Chelsea Community Christmas Lunch to provide a three-course meal for the homeless and disadvantaged. The annual event also o...

Is Alana Murphy a Matilda in waiting?

SOCCER THERE is a remarkable talent in our midst and she only turned 12 in September. Alana Murphy was five when she played her first game for Langwarrin. She scored twice at Lawton Park that day and...

The Saints go marching on

SUB-DISTRICT BALNARRING continued its superb form on Saturday on day one of MPCA Sub District cricket, scoring a massive 9/324 against Ballam Park. Seasoned campaigner Pete Mereszko was the star of t...

Tigers tough against the Hills

DISTRICT A MIDDLE order revival has seen Seaford Tigers go from being in trouble to holding the upper hand in its MPCA District clash against Heatherhill. The Tigers won the toss and batted first on ...