Bookkeeper on fraud charges

A YARN and textile import/export wholesaler in Jarrah Drive, Braeside, was almost driven out of business as a result of alleged repeated frauds by a former employee, Kingston police say. Their invest...

Muscle cars off road in blaze

A MORDIALLOC motor vehicle restorer watched on in despair early yesterday (Tuesday 6 October) as fire tore through the business he had taken 15 years to build up. Leo Banks, whose Muscle Car Factory ...

Crime up on drug arrests high

CRIME across Kingston has surged 6.6 per cent in the past 12 months fuelled by a sharp spike in drug offences and stalking threats. Figures for the 12 months to June this year released by the newly f...

Aaron’s catch tops the scale

WHAT’S claimed to be a Victorian record blue fin tuna was caught just outside the Heads by a Mornington angler Wednesday. Abalone diver and keen fisherman Aaron Crocombe hooked his 163.65kg catch usi...

Magpie danger zones on site

SPRING has sprung and so have magpies who swoop cyclists, joggers and walkers at this time of year in the mistaken belief people pose a danger to their newly born nesting offspring. Most magpie attac...

Monkey bikes ban support

LETTERS will be sent to Frankston residents to reiterate monkey bikes are banned from public roads and parks in the wake of the Carrum Downs fatality in which mother-of-two Andrea Lehane was killed. ...

Booklovers share helping hand

VOLUNTEER Adele Parker has been delivering library items to Mentone’s Helen Latham for the past five years.  Ms Parker, a former librarian, is a member of Kingston Home Library Service’s team who vol...