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Forth Pub celebrates 150 years

One of the North-West Coast's iconic watering holes will be celebrating its sesqui-centenary this weekend. The Bridge Hotel at Forth, better known as the Forth Pub, is celebrating its 150th anniversary in style with two sold-out...

Wait times blow out in Coastal emergency departments

The percentage of patients being treated by the clinically recommended time for emergency departments at the North-West Coast's two major hospitals has continued drop, according to the latest figures from the Australian Institute of Health...

TT-Line to be sentenced over pony deaths despite appeal

TT-Line will still be sentenced this month after being found guilty of animal welfare offences in relation to the deaths of 16 polo ponies during an overnight crossing of the Spirit of Tasmania from Devonport...

Dredging underway in Port of Burnie

TasPorts has started dredging operations in the Port of Burnie. The maintenance dredging involves sweeping material from high to low points near berths five and seven and their entrance corridors. Tasports says work will be undertaken between...

Youths charged over carjacking

Police have charged four youths over an attempted carjacking in Hobart in the early hours of Tuesday morning. All aged between 14 and 15, the youths allegedly threatened the victim with a knife and attempted to...

Hillcrest commemorative service planned for next week.

Commemorations are being planned for the first anniversary of the Hillcrest Primary School tragedy. Premier Jeremy Rockliff says we'll never forget the six children who lost their lives and the other three seriously injured on December...

Fears over fish farms for North West and Bass Strait

North-West Coasters are being urged to attend community briefings on the State Government's Draft Tasmanian Salmon Industry Plan. A series of nine sessions are being held around the state, starting in Hobart yesterday and Launceston on...

Tassie bucks horror national elective trend

The number of elective surgeries performed across Australia has slumped to a 10-year low due to COVID-19. New data from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare shows there were 623,000 elective surgeries at public hospitals...

Jewellery business burgled twice

Hobart jewellery business the Find Collective in Salamanca was burgled twice over the weekend, with goods totalling close to a $100,000 dollars taken. The first robbery was overnight Saturday, with the second overnight Sunday. It's suspected the...

Thylacine mystery solved

The remains of the last known living thylacine have been uncovered at the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery after going missing for 85 years. The animal died at Beaumaris Zoo in 1936. The Australian Catholic University's Dr...