Man arrested over attempted fire

Crime. A 40-year-old Circular Head man is set to appear at Burnie Court of Petty Sessions on Friday following his arrest in Smithton on Sunday June 30. The man was arrested for attempting to cause a fire with intent to injure property at Smithton. He appeared at Burnie Court of Petty Sessions on Monday and …

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Shree injuction continues

The case against the Shree Minerals Nelson Bay River mining site was heard in the Federal Court on Monday and Tuesday, ending a day earlier than was expected. Justice Marshall reserved his decision. Work at the mine remains at a halt until the judge hands down his decision.

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Rally Message

Congratulations and thanks to the Circular Head Chronicle for the great cover page promoting the community Listen to the Majority rally. Also for the detailed representation of the day in last week’s Chronicle. Let us all keep the momentum of the day flowing, whether it be in letters to the editor, or spreading this important …

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Freedom camping in Stanley

Camping. Expressions of interest are wanted for the establishment and operation of a freedom camping area for recreational vehicles at Stanley. Circular Head Council general manager Greg Winton said that the council has done a comprehensive review of the areas available for camping by recreational vehicles, and it resulted in a number of proposed solutions. …

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Mayor’s new badge

Recognised. Following in the steps of Bill Gates, Jimmy Carter, Dawn Fraser and John F Kennedy, a “stunned” Mayor Daryl Quilliam accepted his Paul Harris Fellowship last week at the Smithton Rotary Club’s annual changeover. Apart from Jack Wainwright, Cr Quilliam is the only non-Rotarian to be awarded the fellowship by the Rotary Club of …

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Love is on the beach

Love. It is a seven-minute snapshot of their five years together. Anyone who watches it will feel the love between the two, even as they go through life’s mundane chores. But especially when they turn up the romance – a picnic on the beach, a clumsy waltz and a proposal on Phi Phi Island. It …

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Stanley, the wedding town

Website. The Stanley Chamber of Commerce has launched a new website to make wedding planning in Stanley a one-stop-site.The SCC made the page as a business opportunity for the town, because of the number of businesses involved when a wedding is held. Businesses from venue and reception hire to accommodation, celebrants, photographers and florists are …

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Cutest of the cute

Competition. Smithton’s Chase and Melinda Armstrong were pretty sure their baby, Charlotte, was cute.So they entered her into a BabyExpress baby competition, to try their luck. Mrs Armstrong said three babies are selected each month by the judges in combination with the public voting tally, they then go into the draw to win the annual …

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Saints go down 3-5

GNL men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints lost 3-5 at home to South Burnie on Saturday, in a well fought out match. The Saints had a good grip on the opposition for much of the first half, with Jarrad Poke and Jason House combining well in the midfield to give the home side the …

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Tigers stand strong to win 1-0

CHHA. Tigers defeat Irishtown 1-0 with scores tied at half time. Tigers had many chances in the circle but goalie Joan Reid played an awesome game in the goals, saving everything sent her way. Mel Haywood played a solid game in defence for Tigers, clearing many balls back to her forwards. The only goal scored was from a …

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