Perception not black and white . . .

My thoughts on the recent publicity regarding the pedestrian crossing on the slip lane at the Smith Street and Nelson St intersection: clearly there should not be a zebra crossing on the slip lane. Being the only zebra crossing in Circular Head, some pedestrians are not familiar with the rules that apply to these black …

4 years ago

Sealing King Street

Works. Hot mix sealing on King Street will take place on Thursday and Friday – weather permitting – with half of the road open during these works. Circular Head Council is working with affected businesses, including the medical centre to ensure patients are able to visit as needed.  

5 years ago

Rollover concerns

Safety. Heavy vehicle drivers are being urged to stay alert and drive to the conditions when travelling along rural roads, following two separate incidents in Circular Head in just under three weeks. A log truck lost its load as it rolled on its side near Togari at midday on Monday, while another of the same …

5 years ago
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Western Explorer works

Roads. The Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources is progressing the reconstruction of the section of the Western Explorer Road affected by a landslip last year. The design strategy includes lowering the road to reduce the risk of future landslip and rebuilding the road up gradually in layers. DIER has stated it is committed to …

5 years ago

Keeping our kids safe

School. As the new year rolls around, so do the wheels of your local bus. Circular Head’s Community Road Safety Partnership Program (CRSP) – which recently took out a major award for its ‘Look Out For Your Mates’ campaign – is targeting school safety as holidays come to a close. And with kids set to …

5 years ago

Problem intersection

Traffic. Confused motorists and a lack of uniform road rules within the Smithton township could see a major accident soon, according to Councillor Jan Bishop. “One of the main intersections I have a concern with is the Brittons Road and Bass Highway link road leading to Tall Timbers,” Cr Bishop said on Monday. “This lack …

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