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...