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Motion to end Cradle Coast Authority

The Cradle Coast Authority's days could be numbered if a motion to be considered at tonight's Burnie City Council meeting is allowed to run its course.The motion, from Councillor Ken Dorsey, asks for the council...

Bikie in court for alleged assault

A Coastal outlaw motorcycle gang member is on trial for allegedly bashing a fellow cllub member who who failed to pay a fine for attracting bad publicity for the club.   ACM reports Todd Michael Walker, a...

Mystery $834k lotto winner

The search is underway for a mystery Tasmanian who's won more than $834,000 in the lottery, but is yet to come forward to claim their prize. It was one of the seven division one winning entries...

Man critical following crash

An overnight crash in the Coal Valley east of Hobart has put a 22-year-old Richmond man in hospital in a critical condition. Police say he was behind the wheel of a hilux ute which lost control...

Olympic glory for Titmus

Ariarne Titmus is the toast of Tasmania, winning the 400 metre freestyle Olympic gold, beating American champion Katie Ledecky. Launceston born, Ariarne and her family moved to Brisbane in 2015 to further her swimming career. For Premier...

Ben Lomond big snow

(Photos courtesy of Ben Lomond Snow Sports) Around 11 people and two dogs reportedly had to be brought to safety by the SES overnight as their vehicles ran afoul of treacherous icey and snowy roads in...

NWFL to decide fate of Saints push for re-inclusion

The North West Football League will have the final say on whether a team from Circular Head re-joins the competition from next year.The Circular Head Giants, formerly the Smithton Saints, withdrew from the NWFL in...

Voucher welcomed, Coastal tourism struggling again

The imminent re-introduction of travel vouchers by the State Government to offset the effects of mainland COVID shutdowns on tourism and hospitality operators, has been welcomed by the Coast's peak tourism body.West by North-West Tourism...

Staff pressured to sing petition backing Yarandoo CEO

Staff at the Yarandoo Aged Care Facility at Somerset have allegedly been pressured to sign a petition supporting its CEO in light of calls for her resignation over recent claims of staff shortages affecting the...

Devonport man to be sentenced on child porn charges

A Devonport man who pleaded guilty to possession of child pornography in the Burnie Supreme Court last week, may know his fate next month.Paul Andrew Bellchanmbers appeared before Justice Robert Pearce, also pleading guilty to...