All fired up for kids’ fun run vs train

IT gobbles fuel and emits smoke and steam like a legendary dragon, but the historic 75-year-old steam train K163 is a drawcard for children where it is stabled at Moorooduc railway station. The engin...

Nursing careers a family focus

LITTLE girls often want to grow up to be just like “mum”, and Langwarrin nurse Emily McCulloch has done just that –  completing her graduate year at Peninsula Health almost 30 years after her m...

Charges over gun, drugs in car

A COUPLE found sitting in a car in the Waterways estate allegedly had stolen goods, drugs, knives and a home-made shotgun in their possession, 4.47am, Wednesday 1 March. The Mordialloc divisional van...

Running into trouble

A BAY Trail cyclist was punched in the face by a jogger after they almost ran into each other, 1.25pm, Sunday 5 March. The victim said he was riding south on the Beach Rd track near Herbert St, Parkd...

Night to forget

AN Aspendale Gardens man refused entry to a Braeside brothel because he was intoxicated became angry and allegedly reversed into a concrete pot plant before cutting the party lights out front, 11pm, ...

Woman bashed

A WOMAN “sleeping rough” in Carrum overnight Sunday 5 March was bashed by a man who inflicted “considerable” facial injuries, police said. The homeless woman, 39, was asleep on a park bench at the co...

Big day out for pet pals

KINGSTON Council’s mayor David Eden and his furry friends are encouraging residents to take the family and pets to council’s mega pet expo on Saturday 25 March. Cr Eden said the expo was a terrific w...

Bad break for O’Donnell, melee mars tie

SOCCER By Craig MacKenzie A BROKEN leg, a 9-0 thrashing, send-offs and melees involving players, both benches, coaches and spectators – the 2017 FFA Cup had it all last weekend. Rosebud Heart veteran...