Operation targets drivers

POLICE undertook a roadside operation last weekend, devoting more resources to making sure people were behaving on the road. Operation Nexus took place between 9 April and 13 April. On 12 April a 33-...

Thefts from cars

A SPIKE in thefts from cars has been reported across a number of local suburbs. In Mentone, Parkdale, Mordialloc, Aspendale, and Chelsea Heights, more than 80 reports of items stolen from motor cars ...

Bikes stolen from school

POLICE are investigating a bike theft that occurred in Cheltenham last month. Police believe that the offender stole two bicycles from Cheltenham Secondary School, around 10.20am Monday 23 March. The...

Fears of rise in family violence

A DROMANA woman who has been volunteering as a family violence victim advocate for the past three years fears enforced isolation because of the COVID-19 pandemic may lead to an increase in abuse. Ger...

Food recycling program begins next month

FOOD waste recycling will be introduced throughout the Kingston municipality next month. Kingston residents can use their green waste bin to recycle food scraps from May onwards. Meat, fish, bones, c...

Council fences the dogs in

WORK is set to get underway to fence off the off-leash dog area at Roy Dore Reserve, Carrum. Kingston councillors approved a proposal at their most recent meeting to “proceed with the works associate...