Race on to change a family’s life

A SURVEY conducted last year by the Australian Bureau of Statistics found 63.4 per cent of adults overweight or obese. That’s 11.2 million people. The prevalence of overweight and obese people is ris...

Hidden haul

A MAN entered the Fujiua House Japanese restaurant, Southland, before it opened Sunday 28 February, and stole two days’ takings valued at $5000-$6000 hidden in a cupboard. The elderly female owner ha...

Parks checking on port risks

USERS of Port Phillip and Western Port are being asked to tell Parks Victoria about any risks they know about in either bay. The feedback may be added to the safety and environment management plan (S...

Chinese artists great on paper

ASPENDALE Primary School pupils gained an insight into paper art from Chinese master Jie Zhang, his wife Ying Wang, and Chinese artist Ning Cui, when they visited Melbourne as part of Chinese New Yea...

Councillors face renewed scrutiny

NEW laws introduced by the Labor state government to strengthen council governance and crack down on councillors doing the wrong thing are now in force. Under amendments to the Local Government Act p...

River bridge works begin

KINGSTON Council will begin major works this month on a $750,000 to upgrade the Wells Rd Bridge over Patterson River. The project includes strengthening of the substructure underneath the bridge, rep...

Concerns for missing Carrum Downs woman

Police are concerned for the welfare of missing Carrum Downs woman Tania Scarlett as she has not made contact with her family for over a week. Tania was last seen leaving a relative’s home in Carrum ...

Celebrate Easter a different way

MELBOURNE Easter Show is bringing a unique, family friendly “ little , big show” to the suburbs of Melbourne Presenting all the hallmarks of a traditional style show, Melbourne Easter Show has it all...

Pierce Brothers

Pierce Brothers have taken their music from busking on the streets of Melbourne to the world. Their irresistible energy and world-class live show has generated a word of mouth buzz not seen for somet...