Goosegate GM opts for circuit breaker

IN a classic case of “who dunnit” the Derwent Valley Council general manager will take leave, effective today, while an independent review unravels the decision behind using chemically laced bait to cull 14 geese and two ducks at Tynwald Park. DV Council general manager Greg Winton said he notified council staff late yesterday of his … Continue reading

Time for recovery

THE many community groups, who banded together working long hours during the height of the bushfire threat are now moving into recovery. However, there is still a bushfire at Gell River in the southwest, but there is no immediate threat. According the Tasmanian Fire Service people in Maydena, Tyenna, Mount Field and National Park should … Continue reading

Valley cut from bus service

A BUS service, taking tourists and commuters through the Derwent Valley, along the route from Hobart to the West Coast will be cut from March 10 forcing travellers to do a circumnavigation of Tasmania. Incredibly there will be no direct connection between the West Coast and Hobart. The current three day a week service connecting … Continue reading