Libby Bingham, The Advocate

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Recent articles by Libby:

Business owner has to close shop to do residency tests in Hobart

A young Coaster who had to close his business for two days to attend appointments in Hobart regarding his permanent residency application said he was surprised the tests were not available in Launceston. → Read More

Council backs new OTR service station complex, car wash and food outlet

Plans to open the State's first On the Run (OTR) service station complex with a car wash and drive-through food outlet on Formby Road have received the green light from the Devonport City Council despite some traffic concerns getting raised. The Advocate reporter in Devonport. Contact Libby at 0447176804 or → Read More

2017 Tasmanian of the Year Rosalie Martin the guest speaker at Devonport's Australia Day Awards

Awards recognise those who contribute to the city. → Read More

New study shows Tasmanian World Heritage Areas could be most at risk of climate change

Study pinpoints specific areas in Tasmania that might be most at risk. → Read More

Ecosystems on Tasmania's West Coast and Central Highlands could be most at risk of climate change

Ecosystems on Tasmania's West Coast and Central Highlands could be most at risk of climate change. → Read More

New Burnie Social Connections Directory to reduce isolation, increase access to services

Burnie directory to be comprehensive with up-to-date information. → Read More

Community groups, sports clubs encouraged to apply for Devonport City Council assistance grants

Council financial assistance grants of up to $25,000 are available. → Read More

Devonport Cup headwear choices include big fascinators and crowns: milliner

Expect a kaleidoscope of elegantly dressed racegoers swathed in fuchsia, orange, yellow, and shades of lilac with matching headwear to fill the lawn at Spreyton Park on January 11 for the 105th Ladbrokes Devonport Cup. → Read More

Jeremy Rockliff's top 11 bucket list of places to visit on the North-West and West Coast

Premier adds 'Kenny the Kennebec' to places to visit. → Read More

Tasmania watches New Zealand pass tough new anti-smoking laws

Rise in vaping as Kiwis adopt new anti-smoking laws. → Read More

Call for Portal entries to showcase Boxing Day moments

Portal captures a variety of experiences on the Coast in one day. → Read More

Woman driving while three times over the legal limit with a punctured tyre endangered lives: Police

A 41-year-old Penguin woman will appear in court on several high-risk traffic offences Tasmania Police claim endangered the lives of others, including alleged high-range drink driving and dangerous driving with a punctured tyre. → Read More

Devonport's prestigious tidal.22 National Art Award exhibition opens December 9

The high standard of entries selected for year's tidal.22 exhibition sets it apart as a highlight of the award's history, according to Devonport City Council convention and arts centre manager Geoff Dobson . → Read More

Sporting clubs honour beloved Steven twins with plaque at Devonport Oval

Clubs erect plaque in memory of brothers. → Read More

Devonport City Council rejects Steve Martin's call to support Mersey ferry before taking it to a workshop

Council to consider ferry plan at closed workshop. → Read More

Stony Rise Village developer calls for solution to "existing" traffic congestion and safety issues

The developer of a proposed new $40 million shopping complex says the Stony Rise Road and Friend Street intersection where vehicles turn to enter the Devonport Homemaker Centre needs traffic lights to fix existing congestion and safety issues. → Read More

Young Coastal healthcare talent given outback opportunities

Accomplished young Coasters receive RFDS scholarships. → Read More

Santa Run tours East Devonport streets from Pardoe to Ambleside

Father Christmas is coming to town early to conduct his annual festive tour of East Devonport streets from Pardoe to Ambleside on December 3 for the Christmas in the East - Santa Run. → Read More

Stony Rise Village retail centre developer hosts community engagement meeting

The developer behind plans for a $40 million Stony Rise Village retail centre with the Coast's biggest Woolworths supermarket will hold a community meeting a week before the deadline for public submissions close. → Read More

Greens leader urged to say sorry to victim survivors for "politicising" apology

Beyond abuse founder says Greens leader ruined healing moment → Read More