Tag Archives: Salvation Army

ARRESTS IN CITY BEG TRIAL – Monday June 3 2013

– Two beggars have been jailed and several more are on special programs under a new policy to deal with the CBD’s begging scourge. Lord Mayor Robert Doyle said he was delighted with the trial that involved cooperation between the … Continue reading

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SAY NO TO AGGRO BEGGING – Saturday April 20 2013

– Police want the public to report aggressive beggars as the first arrested under a new anti-begging strategy faced court. Inspector Lisa Winchester, commander of the Melbourne East and St Kilda Road area, said that with the help of Salvation … Continue reading

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ALABAMA TOWN UNITED IN PRAYER AS CHILD HOSTAGE DRAMA ENTERS NEW DAY – Saturday February 2 2103

– Many things hold little Southern towns together. There is a common love of the region, the peace that comes with rural life and, often, prayer. In this town of 2300 in the heart of peanut country, people drew on … Continue reading

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SEEKING MISSING SUSPECT – Sunday November 25 2012

– A nationwide search has been launched for a suspected Black Saturday conman who has been missing for three years. Philip John Thomas is wanted for questioning over swindles which ripped off more than $40,000 from the Salvation Army in … Continue reading

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BREAKING THE VOW OF SILENCE – Saturday November 17 2012

– Members of the small parish were furious. Word had gone around that money from the Christmas collection box had been used to help pay the legal costs of a local priest accused of repeatedly raping an altar boy. It … Continue reading

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