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Caring about care

Merit. Emmerton Park has had its commitment to excellence in care reaffirmed. The local aged care home recently received its renewed accreditation of standards by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency.  “It’s a real team effort to maintain our accreditation,” says chief executive officer Ian Adams. “Our staff, residents and volunteers; everyone does so much.”  …

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Portrait of a pal

Moment. A portrait of a longtime pal wasn’t expected to stand out amongst the CHArtchibald Prize entries. That’s according to the artist of the prize-winning portrait himself. Tim Broom’s ‘Ferg’ was announced as the annual prize at the official opening of Art About Town month at Time Out on Emmett in Smithton on Friday night. …

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Saints’ Grand Final goals

Hockey. The Smithton Saints Under 13 and Under 16 teams are preparing for the Hockey North West Grand Final. In its first season of the competition, the Under 13 team of William Dixon, Cooper Mallinson, Bailey Gray, Damon Joyce, William Dwyer, Maddison Charles, Sophie Buckby, Brayden Hine, Clare Wright, Ben Edwards, Aiden Kingston, Gabbie Spinks, …

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Family’s big tally

Football. The French family – father Michael and sons Marcus, Kirk and Shaun – have made it into the Scotchtown Football Club record books. Notching more than 200 club games each, the family is believed to be the first to achieve such a milestone in both club and Circular Head Football Association history. All four …

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Car, bike parts swap meet

Event. Spring has sprung so clean out the garage and swap the old auto parts for newer ones. The Rocky Cape Lions Club will hold an auto parts sale next weekend. The Automotive Parts Swap Meet will showcase those hard to find trinkets and secondhand parts for all makes and models. No need to book …

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Classic performance

Music. That’s Classic! is back and the musicians are ready to make it better than ever. The third annual musical concert is on this weekend as part of Art About Town. One of the organisers, Jan Krom, says the event features classical musical with a touch of jazz. “That’s Classic! gathers together a bunch of …

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Sweet sugar high

Production. Extra, extra, read all about it! Gang feuds have erupted in New York City leaving behind a spree of chocolate coated crime. It’s the Roaring Twenties and a controversial prohibition on chocolate has been called. Smithton High School Nightmare Productions presents Pasta la Vista, Baby! Sugar withdrawals have sent gangster kingpin Badonna – played …

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Back in the day

History. Step back in time and discover the history of the region with Circular Head Heritage Centre. The local museum will officially reopen next weekend after the premises was closed indefinitely two years ago, due to potential safety hazards to volunteers and visitors. The issues have since been resolved and the centre is now open …

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Sleeping rough

Compassion. Circular Head Youth Leaders will brave the cold for charity this weekend. Members of the group will spend the night on Goldie Street, Smithton during the Vinnies Community Sleepout. More than 116,000 people around the country are sleeping on the streets each night, according to the Department of Human Services. Around 42 per cent …

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Can’t beat that 

CHFA. For Irishtown Football Club, earning three Circular Head Football Association premiership titles in one year will go down in history. For Dwayne Everett and Bryce Kidman, what stands out to them in the milestone match is sharing the honour with sons Kurt, 22, and Kyle Everett, 19, and Josh Kidman, 23.  The family trio …

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