Benefit of fisheries

Study. A team of Institute for Marine and Antarctic Studies researchers has released the first-ever assessment of the economic and social benefits of Tasmania’s fisheries. The IMAS assessment analyses trends and changes in a range of both commercial and recreational fisheries where data is available, including abalone, commercial diving, giant crabs, rock lobster, scalefish and …

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Mouthwatering fun

Event. Food, glorious food is the theme of this year’s Seniors Week. On from October 15 to 21, the week-long event encourages our senior members of the community to ‘Discover. Imagine. Together’. During the week, Emmerton Park will host a scrumptious calendar of events. On Monday October 15, head along to the Indoor Bias Bowls …

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COUNCIL ELECTION

As ballot packs arrive in the mail this week, locals are putting pen to paper and having their say on who will join the new Circular Head Council. Nine councillors will be elected to represent the municipality. The Chronicle has given each candidate the opportunity to have their say on why they are standing for …

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Athletics. Try out track, field

The Circular Head Little Athletics season is set to start this weekend. Open to all ages, there is Tiny Tots for children aged three to five, Little Athletics for children aged six to 15 and a senior program for those aged 16 and over. Participants can check out the programs for free, for two weeks …

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Ride. Greatest cycle challenge

They’re known as Chookas Stragglers, but this team of two isn’t falling behind. Cyclists Peter Gale and Rodney O’Halloran are taking part in the Great Cycle Challenge throughout the month of October. An initiative of the Children’s Medical Research Institute, the challenge is to reach your target kilometres while fundraising for childhood cancer research, treatment …

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C’mon, let’s play cricket

T20. Girls, step up to the stumps. Circular Head is looking to level the playing field with a new team to take on the competition. A representative team from the region will take part in a Cricket North West women’s tournament next year. Across two days, Sunday February 10 and Sunday February 24, Circular Head …

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Bowling for the win

Representative. Holly Huisman represented the state at the 49th Australian Indoor Bias Bowls Champions in Caloundra, Queensland in August. The 14-year-old earned the state’s runner up title earlier this year to qualify for the national event. “As I was going into the competition I knew there was one game I wouldn’t go well in,” she …

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Colts give it a crack

Recruits. The Circular Head Colts are preparing for another season in the Cricket North West competition and are on the look out for new teammates to join the crew. Taking on teams from Wynyard, Burnie, Ulverstone, Devonport, Latrobe and Sheffield, the competition is played along the coast on Sundays. This season, Circular Head will launch …

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Kindness in community

Effort. The service clubs of Circular Head will come together to raise funds for families doing it tough next weekend. An event will be held at Trawmanna to support drought affected communities in New South Wales and Queensland. Settle underneath the gum trees and take in live entertainment from Gina Timms, Jeff Power, Dudley Billing …

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Interest. Choir for community

Feel like tapping your feet and singing to the beat? A community choir may be just the thing for you. Open to children aged between nine and 12, local artist Annette Dawes is calling on those who just can’t stop the music to come on down. “No experience is needed, anyone is welcome and no …

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