Friday October 29, 2021
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Locals concerned about no trace trial

Locals concerned about no trace trial

A push to trial no trace waste at the Green Point Reserve in Marrawah has been met with severe concerns by locals, who say that the current system is already overloaded as it is. Currently there are five wheelie bins present at the Green Point Reserve, which features a carpark, barbecue shelter, playground and toilets at the beach’s access point. These wheelie bins are emptied fortnightly and...
Not in north west Tassie

Not in north west Tassie

Opposition to fish farming around Tasmania has increased steadily in recent months, as proven by a Surf Not Salmon paddleout event hosted by Surfrider Tasmania on Sunday at Godfreys Beach. More than 200 people from across the north west attended the event, gathering in protest to potential fish farm developments off the coast of Stanley. Protestors travelled all the way from Marrawah and from...
Donation to fund equipment

Donation to fund equipment

The Smithton Rotary Club has kindly donated $2500 to fund upgrades to the play equipment at the Blackberry Inn. The equipment is being relocated to a more convenient and easier supervised location on the oval out the front of the facility, with the old spaced to be used for overflow parking. “They approached us, they saw that we had had the band and everything and that we had been advertising...
Future bright for young leader

Future bright for young leader

Smithton Boy Jacob Furphy has shown plenty of promise throughout his short career and it is paying dividends already, being named Captain of the Tasmanian Under 16s basketball team before the tournament was cancelled. Set to take place in Perth, the competition was thrown into jeopardy given the recent COVID-19 spike, with WA slowly shutting its borders to the various states, with teams...
Turbine proposal winds up community

Turbine proposal winds up community

Opponents of the Western Plains wind farm development have voted with their feet and their wheels, bringing tractors and boats in a visual protest against the project in Stanley last Tuesday. Developers Epuron had booked the Stanley Town Hall for a community drop-in session from 4-7pm on June 22, giving those concerned or interested an opportunity to swing by and learn more about the...
An eggscellent head for business

An eggscellent head for business

Deah Grey is an innovative 14 year old, forging a name for herself in the local community. Living on her family’s dairy farm at Edith Creek she has spent the last few months getting herself all set up with her own egg business. Deah had six chickens that were laying too many eggs for them to eat, so she was giving them away. “I decided I’d research what I would have to do to be able to...

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