Boss needed for op shop

OPPORTUNITY knocks for a volunteer keen to help lead the RSPCA Victoria op shop in Chelsea. The animal welfare charity that works to prevent cruelty to animals is looking for a volunteer team leader ...

Taxi driver attacked

A WOMAN passenger allegedly attacked a taxi driver and struck him on the head with a glass bottle when the vehicle stopped at Bay Road in Cheltenham at about 12.45am on Tuesday (17 April) on the Nepe...

Dogs beach buddies in winter months

COLDER weather means foreshore winter dog restrictions are now in force until 31 October, allowing more time for dogs to be exercised on Kingston’s beaches. All dogs must be on a leash until they rea...

Homes detoxed

REMOVING dangerous chemicals from Kingston homes has seen 3309kg of materials handed in to Victoria’s Detox Your Home program. Just under 14.5 tonnes of dangerous chemicals were taken out of homes in...

Music fest hits new note

KINGSTON’S Harvest Festival will not bloom this year but the show will go on in the new name of Carrum Beats and Eats. Council has decided to mark the “music, food and fun” festival’s return to Carru...

Mentone Hotel ‘saved’

MUSIC, drinks and food will be on the menu at the Mentone Hotel again after a compromise deal agreed to include a bar in a redevelopment of the historic building. The plan to convert the hotel to apa...

CEO’s salary rises slightly

KINGSTON Council’s chief executive officer John Nevins has seen his annual pay rise by 1.5 per cent to more than $380,000 after a performance review. The mayor Cr Steve Staikos confirmed the salary i...