Surfboards in freeway wipeout

NORTHBOUND lanes on Peninsula Link were completely closed on Saturday afternoon (3 March), after a serious accident involving a motorcyclist. Leading Senior Constable Brian Smith of Somerville Highwa...

Cars ransacked

POWER tools and electronic testing equipment was stolen from a tradie’s car parked outside his Aspendale house, overnight Friday 2 March. Earlier, the man had heard noises in a neighbour’s garage on ...

Phones, jacket stolen

DETECTIVES used the Find My iPhone app to track mobile phones stolen from three 16-year-old boys as they walked to a friend’s place in Edithvale, 1am, Sunday 4 March. Earlier, an older boy had called...

‘Visitor’ steals from staff

AN unknown young man found sitting on the floor of a Parkdale business was asked to leave by suspicious staff after he told them he was “looking for his cat”, 3.30pm, Monday 5 March. The man, describ...

Draw to win with ‘luck of the Irish’

ST PATRICK’S Day celebrations will be in full swing this year at the Chelsea Heights Community Centre, with the centre set to host a family fun day on Sunday 18 March. Organisers of the event hope th...

Bowls club honours Baguleys

A THREE-DAY carnival of bowls and more will be held in early April in honour of two longtime members of the Edithvale Bowling Club. The Baguley Carnival, named after long-time members Frank and Isabe...

Pompei ‘peace deal’ sealed

A BITTER dispute over licences and leases at Mordialloc Creek has ended in a settlement and an agreement. Kingston Council announced last Wednesday (28 February) that agreement had finally been reach...

New jetty takes shape

CONSTRUCTION on the long-mooted public jetty at Patterson Lakes’ Inner Harbour has begun this month. The crumbling jetty will be rebuilt thanks to $499,000 in state government funding and an agreemen...