Chats around the table

Finale. Circular Head councillors Nakore Townsend, Jan Bishop and Trevor Spinks will sit around the table to debate and deliberate with their peers for one last time tonight. The monthly meeting, held on the third Thursday of every month, is a chance to catch our councillors at the crux of many local matters. Here, they …

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Our screen star

TV. Annette Dawes is a natural born performer. The local singing sensation has had a career on the stage and now turns to the screen with the show All Together Now. A familiar face thanks in part to her involvement with Forest Primary School’s Spice Kids, Annette has led the group for more than a …

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Netball. Saints back on track

Circular Head Netball Association teams are back in the Burnie Netball Association after a five week break in the roster. Round four of the school-aged competition was played at the end of September following a washed out third round. The Grade 3/4 team started proceedings against St Brigid’s Catholic School. The Smithton Saints worked as …

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Bowls. Saints second place

The Smithton Saints have started the Bowls North West season strongly with the Mixed Division Two team sitting in second place on the ladder after two games. Playing East Devonport last Saturday, Trevor Bryant, Robbie Innes, Rodney O’Halloran and Terry Auld finished with a 15 shot victory to be the only undefeated rink. The Mixed …

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Display of remembrance

Memory. Sunday November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War (1914-18). Circular Head RSL president Jason Chatwin welcomed all community members to the local service. “I’d like to see a lot of people there because it’s the 100th anniversary – it’s a milestone. “It’s good that 100 …

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BCL. Century  performances

Two locals smashed out centuries in round three of the Burnie Cricket League on Saturday. Damon Smith of the Tall Timbers Forest Stanley Demons and Aaron Tuxworth of Perry’s Quality Meats Smithton Stars scored the honours. In the A Grade action, Forest Stanley travelled to meet Myalla where the visiting team took the bat in …

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TRY the fun

Event. The Women’s TRY-athlon and Fun Run encourages a balanced lifestyle among friends. Why not give it a try? Running – and swimming and cycling for that matter – since 2015, the event aims to motivate women to step out of their comfort zone and try something new. This year’s event will be held on …

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Season stopper 

NWBU. The Tall Timbers Smithton Saints ended the North West Basketball Union Under 22 season with a thrilling home game on Friday.  As the Saints men and women finished the season sixth and seventh on the ladder respectively, Smithton forfeited a finals appearance but had spectators out of their seats in the final match.  Taking …

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Festival by the wharf

Event. ‘Shore’ to be a sight to see, the Dockside Festival is on this weekend. As many as two dozen yachts will sail over the horizon and into Stanley as part of an Ocean Racing Club of Victoria qualifying event for the annual Sydney to Hobart race. Smithton Lions Club, together with locals, will watch …

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Pink. Girls’ night in

Wear your prettiest pink and head along to Rural Health next Thursday (October 18) to help raise funds and awareness for women’s cancer. Expect laughter, fun and games as the girls’ night in event will have a fundraising raffle, lucky door prizes, photo booth and supper provided. Entry is by gold coin donation, from 7pm. …

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