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Her Excellency visits

Tour. Circular Head welcomed a special visitor in the 28th Governor of Tasmania last week. Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC along with husband Richard, spent some time touring the region before opening the annual Circular Head Show in Stanley on Saturday. Stopping by Emmerton Park, Smithton High School and Circular Head Christian …

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Sale seals world record

Triumph. Home to Circular Head Kart Club, Briant Park has entered the record books. Over the weekend, Southern Tasmanian Kart Club racer Jake Sale utilised the only track in the state with lights to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest distance driven in 24 hours in a fundraising effort for his …

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Police notice

Law. Tasmania Police will continue its focus on rural roads in the lead up to and over the Christmas holidays. The news follows three separate significant traffic offences detected in Circular Head last Wednesday. A Smithton driver, 27, was caught travelling at 149km/h on Montagu Road in a 100 zone. The penalty is six demerit points, …

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Citizens, event of the year

Awards. Nominations are now open for the local Australia Day Awards, recognising residents who possess true community spirit and events which welcome all. Circular Head Council is calling for nominations from organisations or individuals in three categories: Citizen of the Year, Junior Citizen of the Year, for youth 27 years and younger, and Community Event …

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Tributes for friends

Memory. All through the day not a resident was stirring as they waited to see who would win in the inaugural Light Up the Park competition. A suggestion made by staff member Jane Ollington to lift the spirits of the Emmerton Park family is bringing joy this Christmas. “We’ve had a pretty hard year, we needed …

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Pool works

Update. Construction of the Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre is going swimmingly. Since the mid-October start date, bulk earth works have been completed on site as well as the relocation of the stormwater main and NBN conduit. The new carpark has been formed and works on the new site entries mostly completed. Pool slabs are under …

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Meet the furry critters

Event. It is not only the people who make the show, but the animals too. Cute, cuddly and full of spirit, they are the ones that draw the crowds, children and adults alike. At the Animal Nursery is where you’ll find animals of all shapes and sizes. Meet Fezzie, Otto and Axle the furry ferrets …

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Donations for Christmas appeal

Wyndarra. Christmas is a time to give thanks and appreciate the little things in life, however for some it is a time of hardship. The Community Christmas Hampers program by Wyndarra Centre aims to lessen the financial burden of the festive season. The program has provided assistance to individuals and families in Circular Head for …

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Fire permits

TFS. A Fire Permit Period now applies to all of Tasmania. Anyone intending on burning any vegetation above one cubic metre in size, in every municipality, will require a permit issued by a Tasmania Fire Service permit officer before they burn. “The bushfire season has started and we are putting the appropriate protections in place for …

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Spice Kids on tour

Music. The Spice Kids’ annual tour is returning to town this week promising entertainment for all. The Forest Primary School performance group will take to the streets of Smithton tomorrow (Friday November 8) to share in the merriment of the festive season. Stopping in at Emmerton Park, Wyndarra Centre and Giggles Early Learning first, the …

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Circular Head Sport News

Demons duel Acton, Stars suffer

BCL. The Tall Timbers Forest Stanley Demons cinched a victory from Acton during round six of the Burnie Cricket League played in Stanley on Saturday. The home side filled the field in the first innings to bowl their opponents all out for 86 runs from 29.3 overs. Bowling an impressive seven overs, Brandon Tonks claimed …

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Track thrashers

Motorsport. Phil House registered an impressive time at the Tasmanian Hillclimb Championship Series in Highclere at the weekend, recording the third fastest time the track has seen. Hosted by the North West Car Club, the final event in the four part series attracted more than 40 entries from across the state. Driving his BMW 325i …

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World record attempt

Appeal. Circular Head Kart Club will host Jake Sale this weekend in his record breaking attempt. The Southern Tasmanian Kart Club racer will attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the number of kilometres driven in a 24 hour period. The current record stands at 1361 kilometres. The 25-year-old is taking on the challenge …

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Join the gymkhana

Fundraiser. Come along to the Circular Head Pony Club gymkhana this weekend. As the local club prepares to host the Pony Club Association of Tasmania State Trials in 2019, riders are asking for community support in fundraising to update equipment and outdated facilities. Open to all, proceeds raised from the gymkhana will go to this …

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Local rivalry reignited

BCL. In a meeting between Circular Head’s finest, Tall Timbers Forest Stanley Demons finished on top. Perry’s Quality Meats Smithton Stars hosted the local opponents in round five of the Burnie Cricket League in Smithton on Saturday. As Forest Stanley sit comfortably at second on the ladder, behind Natone in the top spot, Smithton remain …

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Circular Head Community News

Travelling for research

Experience. Six countries, seven weeks and 21 flights later, Matthew Gunningham returns to Circular Head with newfound knowledge and insight into the world of agriculture. The Mawbanna dairy farmer was one of 23 young primary producers and managers across the country to be presented with the Nuffield Scholarship, which sees them undertake research into agriculture …

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The sound of cheer

Music. Stanley Primary School was charmed with a performance from the Clarence High School Band on Monday, hosting the southern visitors during their tour of the north west coast. Comprising close to 50 students from Bellerive, Hobart the stage and concert bands tour the state yearly. Led by conductor Drew Castles, the year nine and …

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Adventure bound

Sailing. Nicholas Huisman is preparing to embark on the 2017 Youth Leadership Challenge aboard the Windeward Bound. The Circular Head Christian School student will join nine Tasmanians as well as 10 refugee youths for the 10 day voyage in December. The Youth Leadership Challenge aims to foster personal growth experiences and build confidence,  communication and …

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Shop anywhere, everywhere

Economy. Smithton Retail Group, formerly Circular Head Business Group, is partnering with Why Leave Town to bring a shopping promotion to the area. The Circular Head Gift Card will replace Shopping Dollars and allow customers to spend at more than 50 participating businesses throughout the region. From hairdressers to mechanics, florists to grocers, restaurants and …

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Puzzle in the pages

Tale. Togari local Noel Quilliam has recently read a book riddled with talk of Circular Head, which had him wondering, ‘Why should the Captain of a vessel going to Woolnorth leave here with a good appetite?’ Noel shares with Chronicle readers his journey through the pages. How could a globe trotting Sydneysider writing a book …

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