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Hobart couple celebrate lottery win

  A Hobart couple is celebrating a $100,000 Instant Scratch-Its win. The husband and wife decided to try somewhere new, purchasing a $5 Crosswords Instant Scratch-Its ticket at Cat & Fiddle Lotto, Cat & Fiddle Arcade, Shop...

Fuel fluctuations

Some wide gaps between petrol prices remain evident in Tasmania The average price for 91 unleaded across Tasmania is 222.8 per litre and there are big variations either side. Cheapest fuel in the state is found at...

No trial date yet for Burnie murder

The case of five Coastal people jointly charged with the murder of Bobby Medcraft in Burnie more than two years ago has been adjourned until August following a directions hearing earlier this week.   Geoffrey James Deverell,...

NAIDOC Week celebrated across the Coast

NAIDOC week celebrations are continuing across the Coast.   Activities on Tuesday included a barbecue in Devonport at the Mersey Bluff and a kids' disco at the Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation's Burnie, at 5.30 p.m.   Wednesday will see a...

Covid-19 claims lives of two Tasmanians

Tasmania has recorded another two Coronavirus deaths in the latest reporting period. Sadly, two men in their 80s have passed away in the state's North West and South. Their passing takes the Covid-19 toll to 96 since...

Murderer released on parole

A man who bashed and kicked a stranger to death at Ravenswood before lighting his corpse on fire in March 2011 will walk free from jail on Tuesday having been granted parole. Following an argument involving...

Ferry fees loom

Passengers of Hobart's hugely popular trans-Derwent ferry service are being warned they'll have to shell out after its free trial wraps up. Fares of up to $3.50 will apply for adults crowing between Bellerive and the...

Active Covid-19 case numbers climb once more

Tasmania's active Coronavirus case numbers continue to climb, as the health authorities across the country deal with a new variant. 1,094 new cases have been recorded in the past 24 hours, 72 Covid-positive patients are in hospital,...

SES needs more volunteers

The State Emergency Service has put the call out for more volunteers on the North-West Coast.   The agency is seeking volunteers for its Mersey, Kentish, Central Coast, Burnie, and Wynyard units.   The recent severe wind storms on...

Coastal sparkies recognised

Electrical businesses on the North-West Coast, or with branches on the Coast have been recognised in the National Electrical and Communications Association Tasmanian Excellence Awards.   Ulverstone-based degree C was named medium commercial business of the year,...