Green light for new late trade store

Castlemaine looks set to get a new late trading convenience store following a council decision this week.
The applicant behind the move had been seeking approval to develop the existing Best Motors service station and vehicle sales business at 30-32 Duke Street, adding extra fuel bowsers, parking and a new 24 hour-seven day convenience store at the site.
At Tuesday night’s council meeting councillors were asked to make a decision after seven objections were received, with the council’s planning department recommending the application be refused … Full story in today’s Mail.

Eve Lamb
Journalist and photographer Eve Lamb has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) degree from Deakin University and a Master of Arts (Professional Writing) from Deakin University. She has worked for many regional newspapers including the Hamilton Spectator and the Warrnambool Standard, and has also worked for metro daily, The Hobart Mercury, and The Sunday Tasmanian. Eve has also contributed to various magazines including Australian Cyclist.