Stanley remembers

Centenary. On the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice, Stanley joined the nation in remembering all who have served our country. Stanley Remembrance Day committee member Jo Lovell has written this piece to reflect on the day, where people paid their respects to the 84 Circular Head men who lost their lives in …

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Cattle ready for show

Agriculture. You can almost hear the sound of hooves as the 110th Circular Head Show approaches. This year the Stanley event welcomes a few new faces to the cattle competition. The Highlanders This is Craggy Island Highlands’ first year exhibiting at the show. While they’re based in Penna in the south, they will make the …

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Surface shakes Stars

BCL. The Smithton Stars and Forest Stanley Demons both sit in the top spot in the Burnie Cricket League competitions following round four of the season.  Perry’s Quality Meats Smithton Stars remain undefeated in the A Reserve competition while the reigning A Grade champions, the Tall Timbers Forest Stanley Demons are yet to be defeated …

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Ready and roaring

Football. Scotchtown Football Club is preparing for a competitive Circular Head Football Association season as the club announces its coaching team. The club was established in 1950, securing its first premiership title in the Reserves in 1954. The Tigers have etched their name in the premiership cup several times throughout their almost seven decade history, …

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Council asks for community say

Decision. Circular Head Council has voiced its opposition to allow the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania to acquire local land. In the last monthly meeting of the former council group, councillors unanimously decided to advise the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania that no support would be provided by the local council for land handbacks in …

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Journey in theatre

Reflection. Stanley Town Hall this weekend hosts the theatre show Twelve Times He Spoke. After a stellar premier season in Hobart’s Theatre Royal Backspace in July, Tasmania Performs is now bringing the show to regional towns across this state. It begins simply enough, mapping the twists and turns of one man’s unremarkable life. But the …

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CNW. Colts  open season

The Circular Head Colts Under 15 side has started the Cricket North West season with a loss.  Playing a home game in round one, Circular Head met with the Wynyard Blues in Stanley last Wednesday.  The home side elected to bat the first innings after winning the toss, to send Jotham Saward and Cooper Mallinson …

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Empowering young women

Positivity. A strong sense of self is worth aspiring to, something the I Am Project is helping locals achieve. An empowering initiative founded by Leanne Everett and Abbie Poke in 2016, the body positive and confidence movement has taken on a youth focus. The concept was adopted by Circular Head Council with Circular Head Aboriginal …

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Demons’ close call

CHCA. The 2018-19 Circular Head Cricket Association season is under way with Forest Stanley and Irishtown taking the wins in round one.  Playing on a home ground, Forest Stanley hosted Marrawah in a close contest while Irishtown claimed a convincing victory against Trowutta Combine at Irishtown.  Winning the toss, Forest Stanley elected to stand in …

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Poppies in the park

Honour. A lasting tribute to World War I veterans stands tall at Anzac Park in Smithton. The Circular Head RSL World War I Centenary Committee unveiled a sculpture of poppies during the Remembrance Day service on Sunday November 11. The service marked the Centenary of Armistice which ended the First World War. “The poppy is …

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