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Sit-down to stand up for climate change

MORE than 80 East Coast Tasmanians took part in a Climate Change Sitdown late last year. School students, farmers, nurses and business owners, gathered in the heart of Bicheno to […]

Garlic at heart of Koonya festival

GARLIC lovers rejoice, Koonya’s Garlic Festival is just over a month away. Foodies will be able to browse and sample a smorgasbord of garlic artisan products, seasonal produce and delicious […]

TasWater expands statewide network of lifesaving AED’s

TASWATER recently staged a series of safety seminars across the state, including on the Peninsula, to update staff on the importance of being safe at work. The message went further […]

Port Arthur in purple

LAVENDER harvesting was in full swing just prior to Christmas at the Port Arthur Lavender farm. The family owned business overlooking the water at Long Bay was established in 2014 […]

Okines assistance

LABOR Leader and local Lyons MP Rebecca White recently visited Okines Community House and donated $200 to help them get through the Christmas period and make sure they could continue […]

Church sale dashes community hopes

COMMUNITY hopes have been dashed with the sale of Dunalley’s St Martin’s Anglican Church. The sandstone church was sold to an interstate couple in December for $161,000 and the new […]

School’s out for Sorell’s Andy

RETIRING Sorell School principal Andy Bennett firmly believes the school is on the cusp of doing something outstanding. Mr Bennett said the school was agenda setting and would be an […]

Youngest ever president for Ex Services Club

THE saying goes, “if you want something done, ask a busy person’’. Well that seems to be the case for Nubeena’s Joel McKean, who was recently elected unopposed as president […]

Montana aiming high

TRIABUNNA’S Montana Marshall is back home, back at school and is hoping to compete in the Australian Transplant Games next year. Having undergone a second double lung transplant at Melbourne’s […]

Pair living their big ‘small’ dream

SORELL farmers Oli Wichmann and Mac McGuiness believe small is beautiful. Their micro greens – herbs, vegetables and salads – are served at some of Tasmania’s best restaurants and enjoyed […]