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High-speed chase called off in Dingley

A dark grey VN Commodore SS reached speeds of 150km/h while chased by police on Cheltenham Road early on October 6. Police say the...

Greater Dandenong work bans likely to end

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS A COUNCIL worker dispute that threw local cricket into chaos and marred main streets with uncollected rubbish in Greater Dandenong is expected...

Dandenong's Streetlighters youth group keeps busy

By MARG STORK THE energetic Streetlighters youth group is justly proud of its members' latest achievement — a fund-raising walkathon. The group, which is associated with...

Pensioner's camera plea over prankster

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS A DOVETON pensioner wants someone to lend him a security camera after an being regularly taunted by a late-night intruder for the...

Dandenong seniors celebrate

Harmony Village retirement home residents — including Michael Cashman, Ann Thomson and Dot Parker — enjoyed a Sri Lankan feast on Friday in celebration...

Dandenong's cobblestone pavers to stay

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS DANDENONG main street's cobblestone pavers are here to stay after a meeting between Greater Dandenong Council and disability advocates. Katrina Newman, a Dandenong-based...

Preference shock for Greater Dandenong councillor

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS SITTING Greater Dandenong councillor Maria Sampey has been frozen out of preference deals with fellow councillors for the October 27 council election. Cr...

Straight from the heart

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS READY for a heart-to-heart about your health? Cardiac thoracic surgeon Julian Smith will be speaking at a free medical seminar in Springvale on...

VEC moves to improve Greater Dandenong turnout

VICTORIAN Electoral Commission returning officer Bill Irvine said letters had been sent last Friday to all electors on the Greater Dandenong election roll to...

Loving mum, granny

By MARG STORK A KEEN knitter, gardener and excellent cook, Bessie Marshall, pictured, lived a happy and contented life in Australia. But one of her final...

Strong councils: it takes two to tango

Let's try a quick quiz: Who's the Prime Minister of Australia? Can you name the Premier of Victoria? What about the mayor of your local council?...

Cleaning work bans lifted, but comes too late for Dandenong cricket games 

By CAMERON LUCADOU-WELLS A COUNCIL worker dispute that had thrown local cricket into chaos and marred main streets with uncollected rubbish in Greater Dandenong has...

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Residents’ last stand

Residents at a Noble Park housing estate feel duped after developers were given VCAT’s green light to bulldoze “the only trees in the village”. Homeowners...