Plans for puppy park

Project. A place where our four-legged friends can play and owners can chat, is what a group of locals is proposing for Smithton. In recent months, the group has been meeting with Circular Head Council to discuss the potential for a dog park in Smithton. Next week, they will put forth a formal proposal and …

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Ease in appointments

Communication. Patients at Smithton District Hospital can now dial in for appointments through ‘telehealth’ conferencing services.  Telehealth utilises telecommunication services to provide medical advice. The Computers on Wheels service, or CoWs, is an initiative of the state government’s Delivering Safe and Sustainable Clinical Services White Paper.  The local hospital recently received a new portable unit to …

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Best bacon about

Accolade. Celebrate International Bacon Day this Saturday (September 1) with award winning rashers from Perry’s Quality Meats. Taking top honours in the Australian Bacon Awards, the Smithton butcher was named the best in the state in both the full rasher and short cut categories as well as gaining national recognition for his short cut bacon, …

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Tallies takes the win

Accolade. Another awards ceremony, another opportunity for local success. Tall Timbers Tasmania has earned two mentions at the 2018 Tasmanian Hospitality Association Awards for Excellence. Starting the night by winning Best Marketed Establishment, Tall Timbers then went on to win the award in the Best Sports Bar category. Tall Timbers was also a finalist in …

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Dame Enid

Tribute. Tuesday marked the 75th anniversary of the day Dame Enid Lyons became the first woman elected to the Australian House of Representatives. Senator Richard Colbeck paid tribute to the Smithton born politician who represented the seat of Darwin, the precursor to the seat of Braddon. “Dame Enid Lyons stands as a giant of Australian politics …

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Back to back

Winning. Think Water Smithton knows how to do business. The local branch has been awarded the Australian Franchise of the Year for the second year running, at the annual Think Water Conference held in Fiji on August 8. The award recognises excellence in business, irrigation knowledge, customer service, and the willingness to go the extra …

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Committed to clubs

Recognition. Circular Head Football Association has inducted Rodney Medwin and Steven ‘Scissors’ Nicholls as Life Members.  Stalwarts to local football, the pair were recognised at the annual dinner and awards presentation held at Irishtown Community Centre on Saturday.   Rodney Medwin In a career which started strong from a young age, Medwin – a self-proclaimed …

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One more chance

NWFL. The Greenham Tasmania Circular Head Giants finished without a win in the final round of the North West Football League season on Saturday.  Playing in front of a home crowd could not inspire the club as Circular Head recorded three losses from three games throughout the day.   Dampened conditions provided a dirty field …

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Robins’ double victory

CHHA. Tigers and Robins will feature in both divisions of the Circular Head Hockey Association Grand Final this weekend after defeating Irishtown and Mustangs to take the spot. In the Preliminary Final played on Saturday, Irishtown and Robins fought for the Division Two premiership place. Robins were switched on from the start, pressing into offence. …

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Saints’ season over

GNL. The Tall Timbers Smithton Saints’ season in the Greater Northern League has ended following the last rostered round. The men met with Burnie Baptist at McKenna Park on Saturday. Baptist dominated throughout the match, notching seven goals in the first half before adding another two in the second. The goal scorers were Leigh Burley, …

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