Ratepayers pay for parting gift

RATEPAYERS will foot the bill for a gift to departing Kingston CEO John Nevins. Kingston Council voted on 22 July to “approve the expenditure of $2,000 for the purposes of a gift to the retiring CEO”...

Bike found

POLICE are searching for the owner of a bicycle found at a Carrum address. The found bicycle frame is a Gitane Mach 1200. The owner of the bike is urged to contact Senior Constable Ross Williams at C...

Parking funds approved

KINGSTON Council has voted to note that a provision of over $2 million has been made to refund parking fines to ratepayers. Earlier this year, council announced it would refund fines to residents aft...

Fundraiser for family reaches $25,000

THERE has been an outpouring of community support for a local mother who died during childbirth last week. Chelsea Kindergarten vice president Bec Elizabeth and her daughter Peyton died last week aft...

Rail set for under road

THE state government has announced the removal of three level crossings on the Frankston line has been brought forward, with works now touted to be completed by 2022. It was announced on Sunday, 28 J...

SES members celebrate milestones

MEMBERS from the Chelsea SES are among those that have been recognised at the VICSES central region annual awards night. SES members Ron Fitch and Daniel Alpel both received recognition, earning a na...

Recycling woes hit Kingston again

FOR the second time this year, recycling from the Kingston municipality has had to be diverted to landfill. Kingston’s recycling service provider SKM shut its doors last week, leaving over 30 council...

Southern’s Jowett joins US college

SOCCER MILLA Jowett of Southern United flew out of Melbourne on Friday to start a two-year scholarship at Sussex County Community College in New Jersey.  The US college announced recently that i...

Kangaroos mess with the Bulls

DIVISION TWO KARINGAL have suffered their second loss for the year after a shock defeat against Langwarrin. The ladder leading Bulls were put on the back foot early by the Kangaroos. A strong first h...

Sorrento step up to top place

DIVISION ONE PINES have let top spot on the ladder slip out of their grasp after a defeat to Frankston YCW on Saturday. The Stonecats hosted the Pythons, and came into the contest desperate for a win...