Train incident

TRANSIT detectives are investigating the attempted robbery of items belonging to a 55-year-old man who boarded a Frankston-bound train at Richmond station, 1.18am, 4 August last year. They have relea...

Aged care amendments put to bed

KINGSTON Councillors have voted to refuse to amend a permit to construct an aged care facility in Collins Street Mentone. The applicant, Mercy Health, confirmed to The News that they would be applyin...

Isaacs Liberal candidate confirmed

THE Liberal Party have confirmed their candidate for Isaacs in the upcoming federal election. Jeremy Hearn was preselected last week to stand as the candidate. He was named as a nominee in the Higgin...

Library construction booked in

MAJOR works are underway to refurbish the Dingley Village Library and Harold Box Hall. The library will be shut during 2019 while works are completed on the $5 million upgrades. “Our community will e...

Disability advocate recognised for work

EDITHVALE resident Emma Gierschick has been recognised as Kingston’s Woman of the Year for her work advocating for children with disabilities. Ms Giershick’s work pushing for reform is a deeply perso...