Houses burgled

THREE aggravated burglaries occurred at Patterson Lakes last week. A thief stole a purse and a wallet from a house in Lord Rodney Drive, overnight Saturday 16 December. He or she may have entered thr...

Beach thefts warning

A FRENCH tourist had her iPhone stolen while swimming in front of Carrum Life Saving Club, 4.50pm, Saturday 16 December. The woman, 29, told lifesavers she was in the water for only 10 minutes. When ...

Woman startled

A WOMAN taking a shower at home in Lawrence Avenue, Aspendale, heard the front doorbell ring but didn’t do anything about it and then heard the sound of breaking glass, 9.15am, Friday 15 December. Wa...

Drowning that made world news

ALTHOUGH it was 50 years ago, many Australians can recall where they were when they heard that Australia had “lost” its 17th prime minister, Harold Holt. The news reverberated around the world, not n...

Cool moves at basketball stadium

CHELSEA basketballers will be able to beat the heat thanks to $25,000 investment from Kingston Council to provide temporary air conditioning at the centre while a permanent solution is investigated. ...

History man reaches own milestone

KINGSTON Council has paid tribute to City Historian Dr Graham Whitehead who has dedicated 20 years of service researching, archiving and celebrating the area’s rich history. Kingston mayor Cr Steve S...

Call for tighter booze laws

A GROUP of south east Melbourne councils, including Kingston Council, wants family violence and “alcohol-related harm” taken into account when considering applications for new liquor stores. Members ...

Greening new gaffer of Eagles

SOCCER SOMERVILLE Eagles are flying high after last Friday’s announcement that goalscoring legend David Greening will be the club’s new player-coach for 2018. Greening is the second founding member o...

Frogs leap to the top after victory

SUB-DISTRICT TOOTGAROOK will spend the MPCA Sub District Christmas break on top of the ladder after recording a solid victory against Carrum Downs on Saturday. It was a tough task for the Frogs, chas...

Braves rise as new ladder leaders

DISTRICT BADEN Powell has jumped to the top of the MPCA District ladder after beating Rye outright on Saturday. Whilst the victory seems like a big deal, it wasn’t really. The Demons were already sho...