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Man sought over Keysborough armed robbery

POLICE have released images of a man relating to an armed robbery in Keysborough last year. A man allegedly brandished a sawn-off shotgun as he...

Strike stalemate: Pay dispute not over as Dandenong employees return to work

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS VOLGREN employees have ended their 24-hour strike action, but their industrial dispute with the Dandenong South bus-maker remains unresolved. Workers returned to work...

Operation ‘covert’: Springvale charity bin dumpers under surveillance

By Cameron Lucadou-Wells GARBAGE dumpers outside Springvale charity shops will be targeted in an undercover operation by Greater Dandenong officers. The scourge has encouraged scavenging outside...

Dandenong workers strike: Bus manufacturer denies ‘culture change’

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS VOLGREN management has denied its culture has changed for the worst as nearly 100 striking factory workers protested outside its Dandenong South...

Striking Dandenong workers long for ‘Grenda days’

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS NEARLY 100 striking factory workers at bus manufacturer Volgren are pining for what they say were better times under Grenda’s bus magnate...

Dog club burgled

A dog obedience club in Bangholme has been hit by burglaries in recent months. Between August 15 and 17, a $24,000 lawnmower was stolen...

Road rage bashing

A man was punched to the head twice and broke his ankle during a road-rage assault in Dandenong last Friday week. Police believe ...

Employer education

Shop owners will be given tips on how to manage staff at a Dandenong Retail Traders Association meeting next week. Deborah Peppard of HR Staff...

Nominations closing

Candidates have less than a month to nominate for Greater Dandenong council elections in October. Nominations close September 20. Voters have only until...

Landfill group formed

Former Casey councillor Paul Richardson is part of an eight-member Taylors Road Landfill Reference Group announced by the landfill's operator SITA last week. Mr Richardson,...

Chatty pet bird found

A wayward pet rainbow lorikeet was found in Dandenong North on August 16. It laughs, talks and whistles, and wears an identification leg band. Details: Deb,...

Taste of life in refugee’s shoes

By Cameron Lucadou-Wells Hamid Sultani is an Afghan refugee living in Dandenong. He hopes that he's helped to open viewers' eyes to the plight of...

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’Driver error’ devastates life

A driver’s “momentary inattention” on Frankston-Dandenong Road has taken a devastating life-long toll on another motorist, a Victorian County Court judge has said. John Henry...