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Bank job DETECTIVES are looking for a man after an attempted armed robbery at a Mordialloc bank in January. Police want to talk to a man, right, who walked into the Commonwealth Bank near the Nepean Highway and Bear Street intersection just after 3.10pm on Wednesday 10 January. He is of Caucasian appearance and was wearing a dark-coloured bicycle helmet with a red, white and blue scarf wrapped around his face. The man also wore a white t-shirt, an orange high-vis vest, dark coloured shorts and dark runners, with a white glove on his left hand and a yellow and green kitchen glove on his right hand. Anyone with information should contact

Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential crime report to crimestoppersvic. online.

Everything and the kitchen sink Police are appealing for public help after a kitchen sink was stolen during a burglary in Beaumaris last month. Police have been told a man, right, entered a residential address under construction on Morey Road sometime between 5pm on 18 May and 6pm on 20 May. While inside, the man has removed a kitchen sink and pool pump. Glen Eira Bayside Crime Investigation Unit detectives are investigating and have released an image of a man who they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries. The man of Caucasian appearance and is

about 40 to 50-years-old with receding red hair, a moustache and goatee. He was wearing a blue dress shirt and blue jeans. Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at crimestoppersvic. online.

NBN rollout condemned Continued from Page 1 Cr David Eden said Bonbeach has been described as “a war zone” and people in wheelchairs have complained wheels are getting stuck in uneven footpaths. “There are a lot of people concerned about the works and the way it’s being rolled out.” Cr Geoff Gledhill said “obviously, it is not acceptable” and noted a gas supplier had left “similar problems” behind in Mordialloc and Parkdale when installing high-pressure gas pipes. Council city assets and environment master of management general manager Daniel Freer confirmed there “is a formal protocol” for major utilities companies to meet monthly with council and advise when major works will be done but increasing such companies use “emergency work orders” provisions so council is not notified. NBN Co representative Tony Brown said the company is working with council “to address issues arising from the deploymnent of the NBN network in the area”, New fibre-to-the-curb (FTTC) technology, delivering speeds of about 100Mbps is being installed in the area, NBN Co said. “However, whilst building FTTC will give local residents access to top-class broadband the reality is that taking new fibre optic cabling to the front of each premises does require a very significant level of civil works.” Kingston Council will write to federal Communications Minister Mitch Fifield to flag its concerns about the NBN rollout.

Beware scammers POLICE have warned residents about scammers pretending to be from a government agency, including police. They said the scammers’ aim to scare victims into parting with money or personal information, threatening them with fines, taking them to court – even deportation. Those contacted unexpectedly and threatened by someone who says they’re from a government agency or trusted business, should always consider the possibility that it may be a scam – then stop and check if it’s for real, the police said. See online for information about common scams and tips on how to avoid being scammed or report a scam.

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Gas supply meeting CHELSEA residents without mains pressure gas are invited to attend a meeting to plan to lobby gas companies to connect properties around the Irene Court area. It is estimated that 190 homes in the area do not have access to mains pressure gas and rely on gas cylinders, electric fires and wood fires. The meeting is being arranged by Jenny Ferguson at Alan Neimann Community Hall, 14 Baxter Avenue, Chelsea on Thursday 14 June at 7pm. A representative from Multinet Gas Networks will attend the meeting to answer residents’ questions about making the connection viable in the area. Call Jenny Ferguson on 0411 376 191 for more details.

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6 June 2018  

Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News 6 June 2018

6 June 2018  

Chelsea Mordialloc Mentone News 6 June 2018