Cyclists join the honours list

By Ben Triandafillou CYCLISTS from Aspendale and Mordialloc have received the Order of Australia for their ‘services to cycling’ as part of this week’s Queen’s Birthday honours list. Olympic gold med...

Youth arrested

A 14-YEAR-OLD Bentleigh youth was arrested in a stolen car with three alleged co-offenders on Tuesday 6 June and charged over burglaries the day before. These included a raid on a house in Joyce St, ...

Pram seller AWOL

A BONBEACH woman who arranged to buy a Bugaboo double pram via an online classifieds site received a rude surprise when the seller absconded with her $650 payment. The woman, 30, told Kingston detect...

Crash witness plea 

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a serious collision in Keysborough, Wednesday 7 June. A silver 1998 Toyota Camry sedan was travelling south on Perry Rd when it lost control on a right-ha...

Engine failures end pursuits

TWO cars being driven off at speed in desperate attempts to get away from police ground to a halt when their engines failed. In one case, a Somerville man about to be pulled over for a random breath ...

National plan to track marine pollution

A NEW database will provide the public with details about sewage being poured into the ocean, estuaries and rivers. The database developed by the Clean Ocean Foundation, which successfully campaigned...

Painting shows purpose on display

AN artwork painted by Aboriginal students has taken pride of place at Central Bayside Community Health Service’s Parkdale premises. The artwork, reflecting Aboriginal culture across Melbourne and its...

Fight over stolen booze

A MAN who grabbed a six-pack of bourbon from the Thirsty Camel outlet in Beach St, Frankston, was tackled by the shop assistant as he ran from the store, 8pm, Monday 6 June. Detective Leading Senior ...