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Local papers across Victoria

The Melbourne Press Network is a group of quality weekly local newspapers, offering a large audience across the entire Melbourne and Mornington Peninsula areas. Wednesday, June 16, 2021 Read this week’s editions of The Local Paper, free online.Exact replicas of our print editions.Covering 35 local government areas in and around Melbourne. • Banyule:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lph210616z• Bayside:  https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210616z• Boroondara (Northern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210616z• Boroondara (Southern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210616z• Brimbank:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210616z• Cardinia:  https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210616z• Casey:  https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210616z• Darebin (Northcote

Latest Issue

LATEST ISSUE: Wed., June 16, 2021

Read this week’s editions of The Local Paper, free online.Exact replicas of our print editions.Covering 35 local government areas in and around Melbourne. • Banyule:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lph210616z• Bayside:  https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210616z• Boroondara (Northern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210616z• Boroondara (Southern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210616z• Brimbank:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210616z• Cardinia:  https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210616z• Casey:  https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210616z• Darebin (Northcote Budget):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpn210616z• Darebin (Preston Post-Reservoir Times):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppres210616z• Frankston:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210616z• Glen Eira:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210616z• Greater Dandenong:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210616z• Hobsons Bay:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210616z• Hume:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210616z• Kingston:  https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210616z• Knox:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpknox210616z• Manningham:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpmann210616z• Mansfield:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210616z• Maribyrnong:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210616z• Maroondah:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210616z• Melbourne:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210616z• Mitchell:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpm210616z• Monash:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210616z• Moonee Valley:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210616z• Moreland:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210616z• Mornington Peninsula:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210616z• Murrindindi:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210616z• Nillumbik (Diamond Valley News):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpdv210616z• Nillumbik (Regional):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210616z• Port Phillip:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210616z • Statewide (Melbourne

Ourselves

Local Papers resume after COVID lockdown

We are pleased to advise that The Local Paper and Melbourne Observer newspapers resume regular publication next week. The COVID lockdown prevented publication of our June 2 and 9 issues. Normal 5pm Friday deadlines apply for advertising bookings and content, prior to the Queen’s Birthday weekend. Earlier lodgement of material is always appreciated.

Ourselves

LOCKDOWN CONTINUES: No issue on June 9

The Victorian State Government is likely to announce today (Wed.) an extension of the ‘Circuit Breaker’ Lockdown. Due to the ongoing health and safety issues for our team members, and because of the limitations of ongoing restrictions, the difficult decision has been made to cancel our June 9 issue. Please be assured that we are

Ourselves

SNAP LOCKDOWN: Publishing Arrangements

Due to issues associated with the COVID-19 circuit breaker seven-day lockdown, we have made the difficult decision not to publish the June 2 editions of The Local Paper and the Melbourne Observer newspapers.  This is a temporary arrangement, and we expect to resume normal weekly publication with the ‘June 9’ issue. One of the primary factors in our decision is

Latest Issue

LATEST ISSUE: Wed., May 26, 2021

Read the current editions of The Local Paper, free online.Exact replicas of our print editions.Covering 35 local government areas in and around Melbourne. • Banyule:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lph210526z• Bayside:  https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210526z• Boroondara (Northern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210526z• Boroondara (Southern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210526z• Brimbank:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210526z• Cardinia: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210526z• Casey:  https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210526z• Darebin (Northcote Budget):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpn210526z• Darebin (Preston Post-Reservoir Times):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppres210526z• Frankston:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210526z• Glen Eira:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210526z• Greater Dandenong:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210526z• Hobsons Bay:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210526z• Hume:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210526z• Kingston:  https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210526z• Knox:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpknox210526z• Manningham:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpmann210526z• Mansfield:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210526z• Maribyrnong:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210526z• Maroondah:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210526z• Melbourne:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210526z• Mitchell:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpm210526z• Monash:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210526z• Moonee Valley:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210526z• Moreland:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210526z• Mornington Peninsula:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210526z• Murrindindi:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210526z• Nillumbik (Diamond Valley News):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpdv210526z• Nillumbik (Regional):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210526z• Port Phillip:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210526z • Statewide (Melbourne Observer):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/ob210526z• Stonnington:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210526z• Strathbogie:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210526z• Whitehorse:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210526z• Whittlesea

Latest Issue

LATEST ISSUE: Wed., May 19, 2021

Read this week’s editions of The Local Paper, free online.Exact replicas of our print editions.Covering 35 local government areas in and around Melbourne. • Banyule:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lph210519z• Bayside: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210519z• Boroondara (Northern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210519z• Boroondara (Southern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210519z• Brimbank:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210519z• Cardinia:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210519z• Casey:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210519z• Darebin (Northcote Budget):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpn210519z• Darebin (Preston Post-Reservoir Times):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppres210519z• Frankston:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210519z• Glen Eira:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210519z • Greater Dandenong:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210519z• Hobsons Bay:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210519z• Hume:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210519z• Kingston: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210519z• Knox:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpknox210519z• Manningham:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpmann210519z• Mansfield:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210519z• Maribyrnong:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210519z• Maroondah:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210519z• Melbourne:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210519z • Mitchell:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpm210519z• Monash:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210519z• Moonee Valley:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210519z• Moreland:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210519z• Mornington Peninsula:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210519z• Murrindindi:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210519z• Nillumbik (Diamond Valley News):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpdv210519z• Nillumbik (Regional):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210519z• Port Phillip:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210519z  • Statewide (Melbourne Observer): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/ob210519z• Stonnington:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210519z • Strathbogie:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210519z• Whitehorse:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210519z• Whittlesea

Latest Issue

LATEST ISSUE: Wed., May 12, 2021

Read this week’s editions of The Local Paper, free online.Exact replicas of our print editions.Covering 35 local government areas in and around Melbourne. • Banyule:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lph210512z• Bayside:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210512z• Boroondara (Northern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210512z• Boroondara (Southern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210512z• Brimbank:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210512z• Cardinia: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210512z• Casey:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210512z• Darebin (Northcote Budget):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpn210512z• Darebin (Preston Post-Reservoir Times):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppres210512z• Frankston:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210512z• Glen Eira:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210512z• Greater Dandenong:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210512z• Hobsons Bay:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210512z• Hume:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210512z• Kingston: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210512z• Knox:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpknox210512z• Manningham:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpmann210512z• Mansfield:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210512z • Maribyrnong:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210512z• Maroondah:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210512z • Melbourne:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210512z • Mitchell:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpm210512z• Monash:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210512z• Moonee Valley:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210512z• Moreland:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210512z• Mornington Peninsula:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210512z• Murrindindi:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210512z• Nillumbik (Diamond Valley News):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpdv210512z • Nillumbik (Regional):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210512z  • Port Phillip:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210512z • Statewide (Melbourne Observer):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/ob210512z • Stonnington:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210512z• Strathbogie:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210512z• Whitehorse:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210512z• Whittlesea

Council News

MURRINDINDI: New CEO appointed

Murrindindi Shire Council has this morning announced the appointment of its new CEO, Livia Bonazzi. Ms Bonazzi will take up the CEO role on 9 June 9. The Council has issued this statement: On 14 April 2021 at a Confidential Unscheduled Meeting of Council, Council resolved to appoint Ms Bonazzi as CEO following an extensive

Latest Issue

LATEST ISSUE: Wed., May 5, 2021

Read this week’s editions of The Local Paper, free online.Exact replicas of our print editions.Covering 35 local government areas in and around Melbourne. • Banyule:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lph210505z• Bayside:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210505z• Boroondara (Northern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210505z• Boroondara (Southern):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210505z• Brimbank:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210505z• Casey-Cardinia:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210505z• Darebin (Northcote Budget):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpn210505z• Darebin (Preston Post-Reservoir Times):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppres210505z• Frankston:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210505z • Glen Eira:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210505z• Greater Dandenong:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210505z• Hobsons Bay:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210505z• Hume:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210505z• Kingston: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210505z • Knox:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpknox210505z • Manningham:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpmann210505z• Mansfield:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210505z• Maribyrnong:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210505z• Maroondah:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210505z• Melbourne:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210505z • Mitchell:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpm210505z • Monash:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210505z• Moonee Valley:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210505z• Moreland:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210505z • Mornington Peninsula:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210505z• Murrindindi:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210505z• Nillumbik (Diamond Valley News):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpdv210505z • Nillumbik (Regional):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210505z • Port Phillip:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210505z • Statewide (Melbourne Observer):https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/ob210505z• Stonnington:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210505z• Strathbogie:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210505z• Whitehorse:https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210505z• Whittlesea

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Community News

LATEST ISSUE: Wed., Apr. 28, 2021

Read this week’s editions of The Local Paper, free online.Exact replicas of our print editions.Covering 35 local government areas in and around Melbourne. • Banyule: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lph210428z• Bayside: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210428z• Boroondara (Northern): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210428z• Boroondara (Southern): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210428z• Brimbank: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210428z• Casey-Cardinia: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210428z• Darebin (Northcote Budget): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpn210428z• Darebin (Preston Post-Reservoir Times): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppres210428z• Frankston: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210428z• Glen Eira: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210428z• Greater Dandenong: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210428z•

Sport

AFL Outer-East Scores

PREMIER DIVISION SENIORSNarre Warren 18.15 (123) d Olinda-Ferny Creek 5.11 (41). Dove3ton 9.6 (60) d Wandin 7.15 (57). Olinda-Ferny Creek 12.15 (87) d Upwey-Tecoma 6.7 (43). Beaconsfield 13.12 (90) d Narre Warren 5.14 (44). Woori Yallock v Cranbourne. Pakenham: Bye.PREMIER DIVISION RESERVESNarre Warren 14.18 (102) d Olinda-Ferny Creek 3.3 (21). Narre Warren 10.15 (75) d

Latest Issue

Read this week’s editions. Free online.

Wednesday, April 21, 2021 Read this week’s editions of The Local Paper, free online.Exact replicas of our print editions.Covering 35 local government areas in and around Melbourne. • Banyule (Heidelberger): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lph210421z• Bayside: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210421z• Boroondara (Northern): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210421z• Boroondara (Southern): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210421z• Brimbank: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210421z• Casey-Cardinia:  https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpcc210421z• Darebin (Northcote Budget): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpn210421z• Darebin (Preston Post-Reservoir Times): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppres210421z• Frankston:  https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210421z  • Glen Eira: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210421z • Greater Dandenong: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210421z• Hobsons Bay: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210421z• Hume: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210421z• Kingston: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210421z• Knox: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpknox210421z• Manningham: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpmann210421z• Mansfield: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210421z• Maribyrnong: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210421z• Maroondah: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210421z • Melbourne: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210421z• Mitchell: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpm210421z• Monash: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210421z• Moonee Valley: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210421z• Moreland: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpnw210421z • Mornington Peninsula: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lppp210421z• Murrindindi: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210421z • Nillumbik (Diamond Valley News): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpdv210421z • Nillumbik (Regional): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210421z• Port Phillip: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210421z • Stonnington: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210421z• Strathbogie: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210421z • Whitehorse: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpe210421z• Whittlesea (Regional): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpy210421z• Whittlesea (Urban): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpwhit210421z• Yarra: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpsc210421z • Yarra Ranges: https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/lpv210421z• Statewide (Melbourne Observer): https://issuu.com/mediaflash/docs/ob210421z The Best, Ash Longeditor@LocalPaper.com.auOffice: 1800 231 311Personal

Ourselves

LOCAL PEOPLE: Next feature on April 28

The four-page ‘Local People’ section will not appear in the April 21 Murrindindi edition of The Local Paper. It is hoped that weekly publication of this popular section will resume on Wednesday, April 28. The section is edited by Ash Long, who had a serious fall last Friday (Apr. 16) and is currently on medical

Politics

M’DINDI: Thornton bridge repair secured

It looks as though the damaged bridge just out of Thornton on the Goulburn Valley Highway is going to be repaired. Cindy McLeish, Eildob MLA, brought the state of the bridge to the attention of the Minister for Roads, because locals were frustrated that there had been no action for a long period of time.

Community News

WHITTLESEA: Plans foe ‘New Epping’ revealed

A $2 billion major development in Epping kicked off this month with a promise to deliver more jobs, much-needed housing diversity and an economic boost for the City of Whittlesea. New Epping is a partnership between the Victorian Government, City of Whittlesea, Riverlee, Ramsay Health and Haven Home Safe. Richard Wynne, Minister for Housing, joined

Local People

M’DINDI: Art Show Success

Bumper crowds turned out over the Easter weekend to enjoy the display of works at the Rotary Club of Alexandra’s 51st Annual Easter Art Show. Entries, sales and average sale price were all up on previous years.The Alexandra Art Excellence Award was won by Lorraine Lewitzka, with ‘Lunch Date’, Section One, Oil or Acrylic, was

Local People

M’DINDI: Help to identify wasps

Murrindindi Shire Council wants to assist local people in telling the difference between a European wasp and a native wasp. “While many different species of wasps, bees and flies have black and yellow stripes, there are differences in both the appearance and behaviour of European wasps that will help you tell the difference,” said a

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Local People

M’DINDI: On Taungurung Land

Murrindindi Shire Council hosted the launch of On Taungurung Land: Sharing History and Culture by Roy Henry Patterson and Dr Jennifer Jones, at Alexandra Library. Murrindindi Shire Mayor Cr Sandice McAulay said she was proud to welcome guests with an acknowledgement to country – including a number of Uncle Roy’s family. “This was a truly

Police News

STONNINGTON: ‘Flemington man blows .181’

A man has had his licence suspended after being detected driving over three times the legal blood alcohol limit in Windsor on Saturday morning (Feb. 6). Prahran police spotted the man parking a 2019 Ford Mustang in a no standing zone outside a bottle shop on Chapel St just before 3am. The vehicle was parked

Environment News

OUTER EAST: Stop roo cull, says MP

The cull of eastern grey kangaroos in outer eastern areas was raised last week in State Parliament by Evelyn MLA Bridget Vallence. “My constituency question is to the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change on behalf of hundreds of local Mooroolbark, Lilydale and Mount Evelyn residents in relation to the mob of around 60

Environment News

GREATER DANDENONG: It’s Homecycle time

A one-off collection of unwated goods is being held throughout the City of Greater Dandenong until February 20. “Homecycle gives residents the chance to take part in a free one-off collection of smaller items that can be reused and recycled but are not normally included in the regular kerbside recycling bin,” said a Council representative.

Environment News

GREATER DANDENONG: Council backs down

A settlement has been reached between Greater Dandenong City Council, the Waste to Energy Project,and the Environment Protection Authority. The Waste To Energy Project is to be situated at 70 Ordish Road, Dandenong South. Jody Bosman, Director City Planning, Design and Amenity for the Council, said: the pending appeal has been withdrawn The Victorian and

Council News

GREATER DANDENONG: Scam hits Council

The City of Greater Dandenong says there is a phone scam involving someone posing as an employee of the Council or other councils. “We urge people to conduct the appropriate security checks when someone phones claiming to be from Council and never give out personal information over the phone, especially to people have have called

Council News

FRANKSTON: Libraries open late at night

Carrum Downs library now welcomes the public after hours on Thursdays. Thanks to the Libraries After Dark program, the Carrum Downs library will be open until 10pm every Thursday night, in a bid to combat social isolation and gambling-related harm. Cr David Asker said Frankston City Libraries was joining a number of it counterparts across

Council News

MORN. PENINSULA: Plastic roads at Tootgarook

Mornington Peninsula Shire is trialling a new material for footpaths and will be recycling plastics into roads. The much-anticipated road upgrade at Wilkinson St and Carmichael St in Tootgarook is being constructed with Plastiphalt – an asphalt product using recycled waste plastic. “With 340 tonnes of asphalt being laid, the road will contain approximately 1,200kg

Council News

MORN. PENINSULA: Meetings re-open to public

Mornington Peninsula Shire has announced that the publics will once again be able to attend Council Meetings and Planning Services Committee Meetings. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic , the Shire temporarily changed its metings to online only in April last year. The meetings will now be held at the Peninsula Community Theatre in Mornington from

Police News

DANDENONG: Have you seen Steven?

Police are appealing for public assistance to help locate Steven Sheen.The 31-year-old is wanted on warrant for traffic related matters. Sheen is described as 193cm tall with a solid build, brown hair and with blue eyes. He is known to frequent the Dandenong, Cranbourne, Narre Warren, Hampton Park, Wantirna and Ringwood areas. Investigators have released

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