News Updates

Statement from KFC to TVN

As per Australian Government and WHO guidelines, KFC enforces a policy of frequent hand washing and the use of hand sanitiser, only requiring staff to wear gloves when handling cooked food such as at the burger bench. This being said KFC does want to ensure we do our part and have consulted with industry experts such as Gary Kennedy from

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Boat rescue

The Tasmania Police Westpac rescue helicopter is currently assisting Police Marine in monitoring a boat stuck on rocks off Betsy Island. We are told at least two have made it to shore with one person remaining on board the boat.

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Divisional Inspector speaks

Bridgewater Police is continuing to target illegal and dangerous use of both trail bikes and road bikes within the area with the use of drones. This morning, Tasmania Police was notified by members of the public of a blue and white road bike driving dangerously in Bridgewater. The bike was reported to have two occupants with the pillion not wearing

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Social media users urged to cyber cull in 2021

Australians are being urged to cyber cull and pause before they post in 2021 to protect themselves from cyber criminals, fraudsters, organised crime gangs and sex offenders. The Australian Federal Police is warning that social media users are posting too much personal and professional information, and some have become easy targets for criminals. AFP Assistant Commissioner Justine Gough said the

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Gloves off or on

Several of our subscribers attended a southern KFC outlet last night and again saw KFC staff handing food with no gloves on. They say this isn’t an isolated incident. We note Dominos staff at a store frequented by another subscriber and witnessed by us several times don’t wear gloves either. TVN has contacted KFC ‘corporate affairs team’ for comment, in

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Man appears in after hours Court session tonight over Kempton job

A Bridgewater man appeared in an after hours session of the Hobart Magistrates Court of Tasmania just after 7.00pm tonight. Represented by a Hobart Community Legal Service duty lawyer he did not apply for bail and was remanded in custody. Highly agitated Matthew Richard Law twice told the presiding Justice of the Peace that he wanted to “make a statement

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The great Egg heist

Tasmania Police are this afternoon investigating an Easter egg heist where we are told almost 200 chocolate eggs were stolen from a city retailer. If the bandit doesn’t keep them nice and cool then they will melt making it difficult for Forensic Services 😉

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Arrest made by Tasmania Police

Further to our exclusive reports on the Kempton robbery Detective Inspector Joel has advised TVN that a man has been charged with aggravated robbery, burglary and stealing and possess a controlled drug.

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Aggravated robbery at Sorell

Ambulance Tasmania and Tasmania Police are attending Schofield Drive, Sorell where a person has received injuries from an assault. We understand the Rav4 that was set alight at Penna a short time ago was stolen from there. We are told the offenders attempted to gain entry to a number of cars in the street.

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