Bogged down with snow-where to go

Falls Creek police are warning snow-goers to be prepared before heading to the slopes this weekend. It comes after emergency services were called to a car stuck in icy depths on Bogong High Plains Ro...

Appliances can cause house fires

THE CFA wants to make sure residents do not “power a house fire” through appliances overheating or being damaged. CFA manager community safety Jude Kennedy said using damaged electrical equipment and...

Winter Sleepout helps homeless causes

COMPASSION is one of the four values at Bangholme’s Cornish College, and compassion is what warmed hearts last Friday evening as more than 60 students, alumni and staff braved the cold temperatures t...

‘Houdini hounds’ may avoid pounds

DOGS who perform not so great escapes as far as owners are concerned may avoid going to the pound in future if suggested changes to the way Kingston Council deals with lost pets go ahead. Councillors...

Electorate boundaries shift

THE Australian Electoral Commission (AEC) has approved boundary changes across three south-east region electorates — Isaacs, Dunkley and Flinders — as part of a wider redistribution of electorate bou...

Five-star Pines, Johnston steps down

SOCCER A SUPERB first half-display from Frankston Pines and the shock resignation of Peninsula Strikers president Trevor Johnston were the big talking points to emerge from last weekend’s round of ma...

Red Hill continue their rampant run

DIVISION TWO RED Hill have secured their fifth consecutive win in MPNFL Division Two football, continuing their rampaging run with a big win over Hastings. Hasting started well and kept in touch with...

Ladder leading Sharks outrun Redlegs

DIVISION ONE SORRENTO Sharks have survived an almighty scare courtesy of Mt Eliza, but held on to claim all four points in their top of the ladder clash at Emil Madsen Reserve. Mt Eliza were fighting...

Steelers continue stellar run of results

BASKETBALL THE Western Port Steelers were forced to work for it, but they have extended their winning streak to three games with a win over the Geelong Supercats in Men’s Division One Basketball this...

Freak accident at Crib Point Base

A SEVERE and painful accident occurred at Crib Point Naval Base last week, by which Mr R. Brown, of Bittern, sustained severe injuries. He was attending to some machinery, when, by some means, his cl...