Fence no barrier to The Pillars

THE “temporary” fence designed to block access to The Pillars cliff jumping site at Mt Martha has effectively divided the community. Dubbed an eyesore and ineffective, the fence also sits on a narrow...

Mordialloc Mitsubishi missing

KINGSTON CIU detectives are investigating an alleged car theft in Mordialloc, 29 December. Police were told that two offenders stole a red Mitsubishi Lancer from a driveway on McDonald Street at 12.1...

Aspendale beach drowning

A MAN has drowned at Aspendale Beach on Monday 7 December. The man, who is believed to be in his 50s, was unresponsive when pulled out of the water at the beach. He was found in the vicinity of Park ...

Refugee motion splits councillors

A MOTION for Kingston councillors to note that “refugees and migrants have made a positive contribution to our community” has divided council. The motion, moved by deputy mayor Cr Steve Staikos, read...

Pop Up Bar coming back to Kingston

THE Pop Up Bar will return to Kingston City Hall this February, with a lineup of food trucks, drinks, and performances set to be on offer. The Bar will be open every Friday night from 5pm, and entry ...

Council to explore City Hall improvements

A REPORT will be prepared that explores a “stage 2 masterplan” that considers the “structural feasibility” of Kingston City Hall, with potential future investment into the hall for improved arts faci...

Crime wave at Chelsea beach

A GROUP of youths set off on a crime spree along Chelsea beach on 27 December, committing numerous assaults and robberies across a half hour time period.  Kingston Crime Investigation Unit detec...