Jobs growth as steel exports surge

BLUESCOPE is exporting tens of thousands of tonnes of steel to the United States from its Western Port base in a growth surge the company says has helped it create 150 jobs over the past year. Last w...

Stringrays see the lights

NEW lighting will be installed for the Aspendale Stingrays Jack Grut Reserve after being granted a joint $190,000 from the state government and Kingston Council. This new funding has become available...

Arts projects in the money

SIX arts projects have been awarded Kingston Council annual arts grants. Diverse projects including carers’ art classes, historical storytelling, a Chinese Cultural Festival and sci-fi workshops “to ...

Cash for community groups

ABOUT $1.3 million has been handed back to ratepayers in the form of annual community grants dished out by Kingston Council. Kingston mayor Cr Steve Staikos said grants help not-for-profit groups del...

Failed to appear

A WARRANT has been issued for the arrest of Bonbeach man Nathaniel Bierton, 36, right, after he failed to appear in court. He frequents the Bonbeach, Seaford and Frankston areas. Contact Crime Stoppe...

Warrant out

POLICE are seeking public help to find a Cheltenham man known to frequent the Cheltenham, Bonbeach, Seaford and Frankston areas. Kayne Ritchie, 28, failed to appear in court in relation to theft and ...

Saints plan way ahead

ST Kilda Football Club has lodged plans for the second stage of the Moorabbin Reserve redevelopment. Plans can be viewed at Kingston Council’s website online and council will consider submissions bef...

Dogs homeward bound

LOST pooches will be quickly reunited with Kingston municipality owners who nominate a second and third contact for registered pets. Kingston councillors at the 23 July public council meeting unanimo...

Fests face council cuts

RISING recycling costs may mean the party’s over at some festivals hosted by Kingston Council. Councillors voted in May to pass a $25 rise in recycling fees to each Kingston household as China’s ban ...