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Community prefers Edithvale Beach dog rules stay unchanged

23 October 2018

Last night Councillors agreed that Edithvale Beach will not become a 24-hour dog off-leash zone, with community feedback rejecting the plan.

Council rejects Kingswood Planning Scheme Amendment Proposal

17 October 2018

Kingston councillors voted unanimously to abandon the Planning Scheme Amendment process to rezone Kingswood Golf Course at a Special Council Meeting held tonight.

Westall extension urgently needed to prevent traffic crisis in Melbourne’s south-east

17 October 2018

Kingston, Glen Eira and Monash Councils have joined forces to call on the Victorian Government to urgently invest in an extension of Westall Road to avert a traffic crisis in the region.

If in doubt, please double check before opening your door

11 October 2018

Kingston Council and local police have joined forces to remind the community to be wary of door-to-door salespeople and unidentified visitors.

Special Council Meeting to discuss proposed Kingswood development

11 October 2018

A Special Council Meeting will be held at 7pm on Wednesday 17 October to discuss a proposed Planning Scheme Amendment at Kingswood Golf Course.

VCAT decision to bring Bay Trail closer to completion

10 October 2018

The long-awaited Bay Trail project is a step closer to being completed, following a VCAT decision announced last week.

South Ward Drop-in Session

10 October 2018

Kingston Council is holding a South Ward drop-in session on Tuesday 16 October at Longbeach Place. Come along to have your say on the proposed Edithvale dog beach, hear about other local projects and meet your local councillors.

Mentone's new piazza on its way

1 October 2018

Works are set to begin on a fantastic new $2.9 million public piazza after Kingston Council unveiled the designs and appointed a builder to deliver the project at the 24 September Council meeting

Edithvale Lifesaving Club construction set to begin

Edithvale Lifesaving Club construction set to begin

28 September 2018

Works will soon get underway on a new Life Saving Club building for the Edithvale foreshore

Families encouraged to take a wander in the fresh air this October

20 September 2018

October is Walk to School Month, primary school students and families in the City of Kingston are urged to take part.

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