Author: MP News Group

ICONIC mainstay festival Sunset Sounds is thrilled to get Victoria in on the action, set to delight music lovers at Hastings Foreshore Reserve on November 28. This epic Sunday session will kick off at 1pm (gates at 12pm) and will wrap by 8pm and will feature an impressive lineup of some of the country’s most prized singer songwriters; Xavier Rudd, Pete Murray, Kasey Chambers, Josh Pyke, Ben Lee, The Church, Kyle Lionhart and D’arcy Spiller. Tickets go on sale at 10am AEST on Friday July 2. Excited to be headlining Sunset Sounds at Hastings Foreshore Reserve, Xavier Rudd says, “It’s…

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MARGARET Fulton – ‘the first lady of Australian food’ was born in Scotland in 1924, moving to Glen Innes, NSW with her family when she was just three years old. After her schooling years Margaret moved to Sydney to pursue her dream of becoming a cabaret performer, however she ended up living next door to a “lady” of the night and working in a nuts-and-bolts factory, a job she couldn’t get away from quick enough and finally landing as a position as a cooking teacher at The Australian Gas Light Company. Her career as a food writer was soon to…

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Bar coming back: The Pop Up Bar outside Kingston City Hall will return in 2019. Pictures: Supplied THE Pop Up Bar will return to Kingston City Hall this February, with a lineup of food trucks, drinks, and performances set to be on offer. The Bar will be open every Friday night from 5pm, and entry is free. It will be the seventh consecutive time the event has been held. Jimi Hocking’s Blues Machine, Nikki Nicholls, Thee Marshmallow Overcoats, and Dirty Laundry are the musical acts that will set the tunes for the event. Jimi Hocking will kick off proceedings on…

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Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate missing 30-year-old Samantha Walters. The Frankston woman was last in contact with a family member on Monday 18 June. Police and family have concerns for her welfare due to a medical condition. Investigators believe she may be travelling in a blue Mitsubishi sedan with registration 1FG9JJ. Police have released an image of Samantha in the hope someone recognises her and can provide information regarding her current whereabouts. Anyone with information about Samantha’s current whereabouts is urged to contact Frankston Police Station on 9784 5555. Source: Victoria Police News – Wednesday, 20…

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FIVE people died across Victoria as a result of road trauma over The Queen’s Birthday long weekend (9-11 June). A cyclist, motorcyclist, pedestrian and two drivers were killed with three deaths occurring within two hours of one another on Monday. Road Policing Command Assistant Commissioner Doug Fryer said we now have five families trying somehow to come to grips with the reality of road trauma. “Our police have had to knock on five doors this weekend and deliver an unimaginable message,” he said. “I feel for the families, friends and extended community impacted and also our police officers; attending collisions…

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