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Locals frustrated by trees

Locals frustrated by trees

A row of 90-year-old pine trees lining Main Road, Stanley are causing damage to infrastructure and property all the way along the street. Residents say they have had enough. “They’re getting worse, the whole street complains about it,” decade long Main Road resident Sonya Searle said. The trees currently overhang the road, footpath and fence line or property owners along the strip, with pine...
Branch hours reduced

Branch hours reduced

Local ANZ customers have recently been informed that the Smithton branch will be reducing its hours, leaving some more than a little frustrated. Smithton customers will only have access to branch face to face services from 9:30am to 1:30pm, Monday to Friday. ANZ General Manager, Tasmania, Cameron Home said customers are not using branches like they used to.  “In the last five years we’ve...
Author takes residence in Stanley

Author takes residence in Stanley

When established author John Fletcher visited Stanley with his wife, the couple immediately fell in love with the seaside village. After a walk on the beach led the pair to the gate at Gulliver’s Rest, John and his wife were intrigued by the prospect and after seeing a for sale sign, the pair had to inquire. “My wife said we should sell up and move to Stanley and I said you’re out of your...
Larry keen to coach

Larry keen to coach

Jaylen Larry has returned to the Tall Timbers Smithton Saints basketball club after a three year hiatus following the suspension of the North West Basketball Union roster due to COVID-19in 2020.  The towering import was a vital asset to the club in his last year in Smithton, with his enthusiasm and passion for the game of basketball seeing him coach the Under 16s boys side. This year, he...
Devils in danger

Devils in danger

Circular Head Council’s Woolnorth Road Virtual Fence Project has encountered a major setback after an act of vandalism resulted in damage to a number of guide posts. The roadside infrastructure, which was freshly installed to facilitate the virtual fencing devices, was mowed down less than a week later. Virtual fencing is an animal-friendly fencing system without the need for an...
Kingston Bros retire

Kingston Bros retire

Brothers Trevor and Dale Kingston have officially sold their iconic local engineering and manufacturing business after more than 69 years in the family. Throughout their 54 years in the business Kingston Bros has built anything and everything for his wide range of clients, providing goods for Grange Resources, McCain, Brittons Timbers, Greenham and Ta Ann as well as machinery for many of the...

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