Sweet sugar high

Production. Extra, extra, read all about it! Gang feuds have erupted in New York City leaving behind a spree of chocolate coated crime. It’s the Roaring Twenties and a controversial prohibition on chocolate has been called. Smithton High School Nightmare Productions presents Pasta la Vista, Baby! Sugar withdrawals have sent gangster kingpin Badonna – played …

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Back in the day

History. Step back in time and discover the history of the region with Circular Head Heritage Centre. The local museum will officially reopen next weekend after the premises was closed indefinitely two years ago, due to potential safety hazards to volunteers and visitors. The issues have since been resolved and the centre is now open …

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Sleeping rough

Compassion. Circular Head Youth Leaders will brave the cold for charity this weekend. Members of the group will spend the night on Goldie Street, Smithton during the Vinnies Community Sleepout. More than 116,000 people around the country are sleeping on the streets each night, according to the Department of Human Services. Around 42 per cent …

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Can’t beat that 

CHFA. For Irishtown Football Club, earning three Circular Head Football Association premiership titles in one year will go down in history. For Dwayne Everett and Bryce Kidman, what stands out to them in the milestone match is sharing the honour with sons Kurt, 22, and Kyle Everett, 19, and Josh Kidman, 23.  The family trio …

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Festival of Learning

Experience. Smithton Library is hosting a free festival celebrating learning. A fun and interactive calendar of events will begin on Monday (September 3), when local face painter Emma Berechree takes locals for a colourful class. The local artist, of Splash Face and Body Art, will give an overview of the quality products to use when …

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Robins, Tigers victory

CHHA. In both divisions of the Circular Head Hockey Association Grand Final, Robins and Tigers fought for the title.  The action started swiftly as Division Three launched Saturday’s proceedings.  Andy Crole scored within two minutes of the game for Tigers though it did not take long for Robins to reply as Jenny Poke drew the …

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Canaries fly high

CHFA. Irishtown have claimed three Circular Head Football Association Grand Final victories from three contests. The football club made an appearance in the Under 17, Reserves and Seniors clashes at Smithton Recreation Ground on Saturday. In the Seniors, both Irishtown and Forest Stanley took to the field with determination and intensity. The Canaries earned an …

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Giants eliminated early

NWFL. The Greenham Tasmania Circular Head Giants could not make it past the North West Football League Elimination Final in Latrobe on Sunday. In season-ending affairs, Circular Head were matched with Latrobe in the Seniors game and Penguin in the Reserves. Latrobe started scoring strong with 10 majors in the first quarter and just one …

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Eamon gains Wallabies knowledge 

Rugby. Tasmanian Rugby Union player Eamon Gallaher recently represented the state under the leadership of a national sporting identity. Competing in the Gold Coast Rugby Carnival in July, Eamon was coached by former Australian Wallabies player Luke Burgess. The rising star was enthusiastic in the opportunity to learn from one of the greats of the …

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Stories from Vietnam

Remembrance. Between 1962 and 1975 more than 60,000 Australians served in the Vietnam War, including 2323 Tasmanian soldiers. Redpa born Stephen James Cocker OAM was one of them. The Circular Head RSL WWI Centenary Committee welcomed Mr Cocker as a guest speaker at the Vietnam Veterans Day service earlier this month. The day commemorates all …

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