News from the area

Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Trail Nearing Completion

9th Jul 2020
In some positive news in these challenging times, trail buildering contractor Trailscapes has started construction of the final stage of the Wild Mersey Mountain Bike Trail project. More than 55kms of new trails will be built in the Badgers Range, north of Sheffield, taking the total distance of the trail network to over 90kms. At this early stage Council anticipates approximately 20kms of new trails will be o... Read full article

Port Sorell Caravan Park Upgrade

9th Jul 2020
Latrobe Council has been fortunate to receive $2.5 million from the Local Government Loans Program to finalise the implementation of the Port Sorell Caravan Park Master Plan. The program is part of the Tasmania Government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis and is designed to “encourage local governments to invest and employ more Tasmanians to upgrade, renovate and to do necessary maintenance to improve existing... Read full article

Coastal Pathway On Track

9th Jul 2020

The section of Coastal Pathway linking Ambleside to Latrobe has seen significant progress since February.

A retaining wall has been completed on River Road, close to the intersection with Oakwood Drive, as well as realignment of the road in this area allowing for improved line of sight for vehicles going aroun... Read full article