Funds granted for sports clubs

TWO local sporting clubs have had their applications for federal funding given the thumbs up, and will each receive $18,000 through the Stronger Communities Program. Mordialloc-Braeside Junior Footba...

Kinder teacher wins big

BANYAN Fields teacher Nicole Bechaz has been recognised as Teacher of the Year awards at the Victorian Early Years Awards. The award ceremony is run by the state government Education and Training dep...

Driver on Peninsula Link way over

SOMERVILLE Highway Patrol have impounded a 38-year-old Sandhurst man’s car after he was caught driving at almost six times the legal limit in Carrum Downs, 23 November. Calls had been made to 000 rep...

Man arrested after Montone incident

Police have arrested a 25-year-old Wodonga man in relation to an incident in Mentone yesterday. It is alleged a female was assaulted and a 10-month-old child was taken from a Mentone address about mi...

Consultation on freeway plans

KINGSTON Council is appealing for members of the community to come forward and provide feedback for how they would like to see the Mordialloc Freeway project delivered. Earlier this year the $375 mil...

Carrum Coast Guard passes half century

THE Carrum Coast Guard have blown out the candles in celebration of their 50th birthday last week. The Coast Guard was established in a chook shed half a century ago, and has now grown to a membershi...

Students turn to canvas for competition

ARTWORK from the Kingston for Human Rights children’s art competition are set to be displayed at Shirley Burke Gallery from 7 December until 27 January. School children were asked to put their hands ...

Sandbelt sees red in Labor landslide

ONCE marginal state seats along the “sandbelt” in Mordialloc, Carrum, and Frankston have seen huge swings towards Labor in Saturday’s state election. Carrum MP Sonya Kilkenny maintained her hold on C...