Lane Park ownership 

Legislation. Circular Head Council has developed a policy position on the takeover of private roads. At the monthly meeting on Thursday, councillors noted legislation which requires private owners to upgrade private roads to council’s minimum standard before takeover. At the previous monthly meeting, councillors received and noted a request from local residents to obtain the …

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Noise worries

Roadside. Local property owners have raised concerns about potential noise pollution near their homes. Circular Head Council will install new flagpoles at the roundabout on Bass Highway in Smithton, however the flags must not disrupt local residents and businesses. The proposed project, discussed at last month’s council meeting, will see eight new flagpoles at the …

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Local luck

Win. Starting your day with the news that you are $20,000 richer sounds like a dream. For Smithton resident Barbara Townsend, this was her reality last Thursday morning when the Sunrise Cash Cow crew came calling! “I was feeling a bit down,” she recalls, as she reflected on her first Anzac Day – the day …

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Shipwreck story

History. Stanley Discovery Museum is now home to a replica of the Holyman Line trading ship, Orion. Crafted by Harry Shearing, the grandson of captain Arthur John Lloyd, the model was donated to the local museum last month by daughter Lee McKerracher. “My father built a number of models,” says Lee. “His first was a …

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OMG, that’s tasty!

Agfest. A glass of milk a day goes a long way, says OMG Milk producer Gary Watson. The Organic Milk Group owner will showcase his product at the 36th annual Agfest this weekend. The Lileah farmer began implementing organic practices on his 301 hectare property a decade ago before gaining his NASAA Certified Organic Certificate …

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