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Legal action to be taken against jumping castle operator

Legal action is being brought against the operator of the inflatable jumping castle involved in the Hillcrest Primary School tragedy.   Six children were killed on December 16 last year when the castle flew 10 metres into...

Police not impressed with speeders

Police are urging drivers to slow down and obey the speed limit after 13 drivers were detected speeding during a three-hour targeted traffic operation on the Ridgley Highway on Wednesday.   Police say it's concerning that 11...

Recycling hubs introduced for Central Coast

   Recycling just got a little easier for Central Coast residents with the installation of two specialised recycling hubs at Ulversone and Penguin.   The hubs have been funded through a grant from the Dulverton Regional Waste Management...

More COVID deaths

Another two coronavirus-linked deaths in Southern Tasmania have taken the state's pandemic toll to 88. A man in his 50s and a man in his 80s have died. It follows the death of another man in his...

Home invasion trio sought

Police are still hunting three men who took part in a home invasion in Hobart's north on Wednesday night. A man was left with non-life-threatening injuries after the incident, described by police as an aggravated armed...

Hobart Solstice swimmers take midwinter dip

Swimmers gather before the annual nude winter solstice swim during Hobart's Dark Mofo festival at Long Beach in Sandy Bay, Tasmania, Wednesday, June 22, 2022. (AAP Image/Rob Blakers)  More than 2000 hardy souls have bared all...

Man charged after alleged road rage incident

An arrest has been made after an alleged altercation on the Brooker Highway. Police were called to the scene near Derwent Park at around 5pm last night after a man was reportedly struck with an iron...

Waratah-Wynyard rates to go up 3.81%

Waratah-Wynyard ratepayers will have have to pay more for council services this year after the Waratah-Wynyard Council passed a 3.81% rates increase at its monthly meeting for June.   The rise is below inflation and follows very small...

E-scooters to hit the Coast tomorrow

The North-West Coast's first fleet of a hundred E-scooters will hit the streets of Burnie from Thursday.   The distinctive purple Beam scooters will be available in the CBD, Cooee, Park Grove, Shorewell Park, Montello, Upper Burnie...

Hobart rates 'modest' rise

Hobart City ratepayers face a 2.27% rise, even less than last year's 2.73%. Neighbouring council Glenorchy is increasing rates by 3.5% and Clarence up by 4.82%. Hobart Lord Mayor Anna Reynolds is satisfied the books are well...