Surnames

The surname “Kay” is still the most popular in Circular Head and has been for the past four years, according to the White and Yellow Pages. “Grey” has made the shift from third most popular, which it held for three years, to the second most popular surname in Circular Head. And “House” has made the …

6 years ago

Our community is suffering

The only people that can help – US. You’ve heard it before, but it’s never been more important – we need to shop locally. Travelling along the coast or going online to buy something or use a service that is available here just to save $30 is costing us our jobs. One day that job …

6 years ago

Word of the month

Faceless men: plural noun. People who wield (especially political) power behind the scenes. Oxford Australia.

6 years ago

Free farm safety talks

Workplace. Free farm safety talks will be held in Smithton at the end of this month. The two-hour session will ask the question: Do you know what risks are involved when you, a worker or family member does a potentially hazardous job on your farm? Farm accidents mean medical costs, down time, damaged equipment, crop …

6 years ago

Wild weather causes more roof damage

Storm. Last Friday afternoon a house in Edith Creek lost part of its roof due to a storm. Edie Barker’s house, which used to be the Edith Creek Store, lost part of its roof in the storm which went through at approximately 3.30pm on Friday. Ms Barker’s daughter-in-law, Kylie Monson, who lives across the road …

6 years ago

Fantastic paths

So many people like to complain or put down our local councils for what they do or do not do. I’m writing to say what a fantastic job Circular Head Council has done with all the footpaths and crossings at every street corner. I’m in an electric wheelchair and come down to your fine town …

6 years ago

Weather destroys family home

Disaster. After wild winds and rain, cooped up in their Arthur River shack, Nicole and Adam Grey returned home on Thursday only to find their Marrawah house had been destroyed. The roof had been completely lifted off, roof insulation batts strewn over their Comeback Road property and the interior devastated by water. The couple had …

6 years ago
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Keeping our community clean

Environment. Keep Australia Beautiful Tasmania is encouraging local communities to enter one of its Sustainable Communities Awards to celebrate their sustainable practices. Entries are open to individuals, schools, community groups, businesses and councils. The program of awards include: • Tidy Towns Award • Sustainable Cities Award • Clean Beaches Award • John Donaghy Memorial Award …

6 years ago

Giving it up for 40 hours

Charity. Over 60 Circular Head Christian School students are taking part in World Visionís 40 Hour Famine. For 40 hours, between August 16 and 18, the students in grades six to 12 will give up something important to them to raise funds and community awareness to help fight global hunger. The students have chosen to …

6 years ago

Big thanks to big-hearted community

Community. Usually it is the community thanking volunteers. Today it is the volunteers doing the thanking. Smithton Ambulance volunteers – or vollies as they call themselves – want to say thank you to the people of Circular Head for their generosity, support and help. At present there are 21 volunteers who give about 1000 hours …

6 years ago