Partygoer punched, kicked

A CARRUM youth has been arrested and charged with armed robbery after a 16-year-old party-goer in Langwarrin was threatened with a baseball bat and knife, 1am, Sunday 6 September. The victim, of Carr...

Burglaries warning

DAYTIME burglaries in Aspendale are concerning Kingston police. A house in Laura St, Aspendale, was ransacked by burglars, 10.30am-4.15pm, Friday, and cash, jewellery, power tools, and alcohol stolen...

Cemetery plot for Green Wedge

PART of Kingston’s Green Wedge has been earmarked as a cemetery under a controversial plan by Southern Metropolitan Cemeteries Trust to build a “Kingston Memorial Park” in Heatherton. The Trust appro...

Money trail aids worthy cause

A MONEY trail event at Patterson River Secondary College has helped students raise funds to buy books for underprivileged children in Somaliland and Cambodia. We are talking big money, too: The stude...

Guns stolen

FIVE shotguns and two .22 rifles were stolen from a Seaford house between 10am Monday and 10.30am Tuesday last week. Detective Sergeant Paul Mealia, of Frankston CIU, said the firearms were registere...

Many happy returns

DETECTIVES from Hastings and Frankston combined on Monday last week to raid a Clyde property and recover an extensive collection of stolen property. Detective Sergeant Mel Nixon, of Hastings CIU, sai...

Jobs flow to water body HQ

THE jobs tap will finally be turned on at South East Water’s new head office in Frankston four years after the water utility company agreed to make the move to a new Nepean Hwy building alongside Kan...

The Ambassador sells… again

THE remains of the former Ambassador Hotel function centre in Frankston sold at auction for $2.24 million at a mortgagee auction last week. Developer Harry Matsoukas was the last man to put his hand ...

Mosque ‘marauders’ attack three

THE leader of a mosque at Langwarrin believes a vendetta is being waged against his congregation. Imam Syed Wadood Janud said three men were attacked at the mosque by intruders at about 9pm on Friday...

Memories flood back as old friends gather

THE memories came flooding back for guests attending the Back to Chelsea reunion at the Chelsea hotel on Saturday. Organiser Peter Johnson was MC of the event which attracted 150 guests from as far a...