Boss needed for op shop

OPPORTUNITY knocks for a volunteer keen to help lead the RSPCA Victoria op shop in Chelsea. The animal welfare charity that works to prevent cruelty to animals is looking for a volunteer team leader ...

Taxi driver attacked

A WOMAN passenger allegedly attacked a taxi driver and struck him on the head with a glass bottle when the vehicle stopped at Bay Road in Cheltenham at about 12.45am on Tuesday (17 April) on the Nepe...

Dogs beach buddies in winter months

COLDER weather means foreshore winter dog restrictions are now in force until 31 October, allowing more time for dogs to be exercised on Kingston’s beaches. All dogs must be on a leash until they rea...

Homes detoxed

REMOVING dangerous chemicals from Kingston homes has seen 3309kg of materials handed in to Victoria’s Detox Your Home program. Just under 14.5 tonnes of dangerous chemicals were taken out of homes in...

Lookout for Swindle

POLICE are on the lookout for a 21-year-old woman named Jessica Swindle, pictured, who has several warrants out for her arrest related to car thefts and drug offences. She is described as 165cm (abou...

Uninvited guest’s ride

POLICE are appealing for witnesses to an alleged carjacking at The Gateway Shopping Centre in Langwarrin last Sunday (8 April). A man, 28, got into the passenger seat of a dark green Holden ute in th...

Ambassador stabbing

A MAN stabbed in the back at a unit at The Ambassador complex was airlifted to Melbourne’s Royal Melbourne Hospital with life-threatening injuries on Tuesday (10 April). The 24-year-old fought a 44-y...

Bright spark lights up car

A LANGWARRIN man is lucky to be alive after trying to remove a gas tank from a car using an angle grinder on Tuesday morning. The Ford sedan’s gas tank exploded, likely due to ​a ​spark from the angl...

Billson ‘never hid second job’

FORMER small business minister and MP for Dunkley Bruce Billson has left an unintended legacy at Federal Parliament in the wake of a privileges committee inquiry into a second job he accepted while s...