Operation damper rises in Parkdale

Police from Caulfield Divisional Response Unit have arrested a man and seized drugs as part of Operation Damper. Investigators executed a search warrant at an address on Dover Place in Parkdale just ...

Thieves suit up

TWO men are being hunted by police after the theft of suits from Chadstone Shopping Centre in June. Police said that two men entered a closed shop at around 10pm, 6 June and grabbed six suits. The me...

New CEO chosen

JULIE Reid has been announced as the new CEO of Kingston Council. Ms Reid replaces outgoing CEO John Nevins, who has been with Kingston Council since 2005. Her tenure will begin on 26 August. “I look...

Trains running late

TRAINS on the Frankston line are running late more often, Metro figures reveal. Frankston line trains were on time 90.4 per cent of the time in April of this year, but that number has since dropped. ...

Decking planned for stations

KINGSTON Council will put $2.9 million into the creation of bigger decks at Cheltenham and Mentone Stations as part of their redevelopment. Kingston mayor Georgina Oxley said council was “proud to pa...

Tree planting called off

PLANS to plant trees along a section of Beach Road have been called off. Kingston councillors voted on 22 July “to not allow the planting of nature strip trees (…) proposed along the residentia...