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Archives for February 2022

MORNINGTON PENINSULA: Funds for Balnarring

Residents and visitors to Balnarring will now be able to cross Frankston-Flinders Rd more safely following the completion of new a pedestrian crossing and safety upgrades.As part of the 2019 Election, the Federal Government committed to boost local pedestrian safety on the Mornington Peninsula, with $1 million provided to improve safety in the township of

FRANKSTON: Chisholm’s new psychology degree

Chisholm Frankston has introduced Australia’s first fast-track Bachelor of Psychology course, which will revolutionise education in the region.Diploma-qualified students of all ages can go straight into the second year of the course, which starts on February 28.Dr Andrew Bridges, Dean of Chisholm Higher Education College, said: “Entry-level diploma students can qualify for an Associate Degree

CASEY: Boost for Endeavour Hills Library

The City of Casey has received $54,000 in funding for the Endeavour Hills Library Renewal Project as part of the State Government’s 2021-22 Living Libraries Infrastructure Program grants.With Council contributing $36,000, the $90,000 project will include modernising the service desk and self-check station to create an accessible entrance, a new dedicated meeting room and re-purposing

CARDINIA: Wetlands Wonders boardwalk opens

Pictured: From left: Megan Lindsay of Cardinia Environment Coalition; Cr Collin Ross; Cardinia Shire Mayor Cr Jeff Springfield; Cr Jack Kowarzik; Cr Kaye Cameron; Cr Graeme Moore; Bass MLA Jordan Crugnale; Cr Tammy Radford; Rob Nobelius, President, Deep Creek Golf Club; Haydn Thompson, CEO, Deep Creek Golf Club; Carol Jeffs, CEO, Cardinia Shire Council;and Lindsay

CASEY: Crossing works at Hallam

n The dangerous and congested level crossing at Hallam Rd in Hallam will soon be a thing of the past, as major works ramp up during Autumn.The Hallam Rd level crossing has been the site of 14 near misses in the past 10 years – 11 involving pedestrians and three involving vehicles.The crossing impedes the

PORT PHILLIP BAY: Police help rescue dolphin

Quick thinking police came to the rescue of a dolphin stranded in PortPhillip Bay. Water police were called just after 4pm on Monday last week (Feb. 7) to assist the animal, which had beached itself in shallow water. Marine animal experts from Melbourne Zoo’s Marine Response Unit had requested police assistance, with two inflatable rescue

SOUTH-EAST: Police vehicles rammed

A man has been arrested after he allegedly failed to stop for Police while driving a stolen vehicle through several Melbourne suburbs on Tuesday night last week (Feb. 8).Police observed a white 2015 BMW X6 Wagon bearing stolen plates on Warrigal Rd in Malvern East around 9.45pm. The vehicle was allegedly stolen during an aggravated

SOUTH: Local women targetted

Detectives have charged a man following a series of alleged robberies targeting women in Melbourne’s south.Police will allege the man followed a woman for approximately five minutes before assaulting her and stealing her shoes.This occurred near Batman St in Melbourne West about 3.55am on Monday, December l20 ast year.He then took off in a vehicle.The

MONASH: $80,000 copper theft at Clayton

Moorabbin Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating a burglary at a business in Clayton.It is believed the offender(s) forced entry to the Fairbank Rd business between 12.30pm Saturday (Feb. 5) and 7.30am Monday morning (Feb. 7).The offender(s) used a forklift belonging to the business to assist in the theft of 10 drums of solid bar

KINGSTON: Arson at Patterson Lakes

Moorabbin Crime Investigation Unit detectives are appealing for public assistance following a fire in Patterson Lakes on Wednesday night (Feb. 9).Investigators have been told the fire broke out at a shop on Thompson Rd around 11.35pm.It is believed two people have driven to the scene, exited the vehicle and smashed the front door of the

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