Category Archives: The Age

Vinyl record maker reaching for a new zenith

In a dusty warehouse in Brunswick East, stacks of record sleeves and labels bear the names of some of the country’s most celebrated artists. At its centre, self-confessed vinyl lover and co-owner of Zenith Records, Paul Rigby, is trying to

Vinyl record maker reaching for a new zenith

In a dusty warehouse in Brunswick East, stacks of record sleeves and labels bear the names of some of the country’s most celebrated artists. At its centre, self-confessed vinyl lover and co-owner of Zenith Records, Paul Rigby, is trying to

Man arrested after passengers threatened with scissors

A man was arrested after allegedly threatening passengers with scissors on the Albert Park Light Rail carriage during peak hour on Wednesday. Police said the 35-year-old Footscray man, allegedly armed with a pair of scissors, stood in the doorway of the

Man arrested after passengers threatened with scissors

A man was arrested after allegedly threatening passengers with scissors on the Albert Park Light Rail carriage during peak hour on Wednesday. Police said the 35-year-old Footscray man, allegedly armed with a pair of scissors, stood in the doorway of the

Vic police hold 15-year-old boys after car chase in Bacchus Marsh

Two 15-year-old boys have been arrested after a police pursuit in Bacchus Marsh on Tuesday afternoon. Police tried to intercept an allegedly stolen car on the road from Geelong to Bacchus Marsh about 3.30pm after the driver refused to pull

Vic police hold 15-year-old boys after car chase in Bacchus Marsh

Two 15-year-old boys have been arrested after a police pursuit in Bacchus Marsh on Tuesday afternoon. Police tried to intercept an allegedly stolen car on the road from Geelong to Bacchus Marsh about 3.30pm after the driver refused to pull

Knitting fake breasts to provide support

Knitting a fake breast, complete with nipple, is more complicated than fashioning a pair of socks for a soldier, but 72-year-old grandmother of nine Pat Wheeler has made 56 “knitted knockers” for charity in the past three months. “The pattern

Knitting fake breasts to provide support

Knitting a fake breast, complete with nipple, is more complicated than fashioning a pair of socks for a soldier, but 72-year-old grandmother of nine Pat Wheeler has made 56 “knitted knockers” for charity in the past three months. “The pattern

Stolen puppy ‘Axel’ reunited with owner after police raid

A Staffordshire puppy stolen from a family home has been found following a police raid on an Ivanhoe home. Police have charged two men and a teen after executing a warrant at a Dalveen Road property just after midnight on

Stolen puppy ‘Axel’ reunited with owner after police raid

A Staffordshire puppy stolen from a family home has been found following a police raid on an Ivanhoe home. Police have charged two men and a teen after executing a warrant at a Dalveen Road property just after midnight on

Chickens producing fewer eggs because of hot weather

January’s sizzling heat wave has left egg farmers in despair over a significant decline in eggs being produced. Victorian Farmers Federation Egg Group’s Meg Parkinson said a reduction of up to 15 per cent was fairly normal over a hot summer.

Chickens producing fewer eggs because of hot weather

January’s sizzling heat wave has left egg farmers in despair over a significant decline in eggs being produced. Victorian Farmers Federation Egg Group’s Meg Parkinson said a reduction of up to 15 per cent was fairly normal over a hot summer.