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Penguin and Ulverstone paths get facelift

A new shared pathway along the Penguin foreshore is nearly finished, as part of a project to prevent erosion at the beach, and two West Ulverstone paths will be widened to 3 metres

The Penguin foreshore work extends from the mouth of Penguin Creek to Lions Park and should be completed by the end of this month

While work is also underway on the 700 metres of new concrete paths in West Ulverstone which will link Queen St to the Leven River and the Leven River Bridge and the Rail Bridge.

North–South Track out of action

The City of Hobart is finetuning the popular North–South Track on kunanyi/Mt Wellington, between Shoobridge Bend and Junction Cabin, which will put it out of action for a few weeks.

They will be replacing rotting log ramps and topping up surface gravel to improve your ride, the first load of gravel was transported by helicopter yesterday.

Tas Police help out migrant centre with old bikes

Tasmania Police have donated seven used Scott mountain bikes to the Migrant Resource Centre in Launceston as the police fleet is updated.

Northern District Commander Stuart Wilkinson was quoted in The Examiner on presenting the bikes to the centre.

“We hope [they] enjoy them and hope to see them riding around in the community.”

Mountain biking mummas at the Meehan

The Shredding Betties have put together the perfect Mother’s Day present for mums and daughters who are keen to get into mountain biking but would appreciate some tips and advice.

The Come and Try sessions with local legends Borys Zagrocki, Katie Lawlor and Leyla Sharman will run for 2 hours from 1 pm at the Meehan Range sills area for just $40 per rider. And if you get in early Roll Cycles are offering free mountain bike hire.

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