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Stanley remembers

Centenary. On the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice, Stanley joined the nation in remembering all who have served our country. Stanley Remembrance Day committee member Jo Lovell has written this piece to reflect on the day, where people paid their respects to the 84 Circular Head men who lost their lives in …

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Cattle ready for show

Agriculture. You can almost hear the sound of hooves as the 110th Circular Head Show approaches. This year the Stanley event welcomes a few new faces to the cattle competition. The Highlanders This is Craggy Island Highlands’ first year exhibiting at the show. While they’re based in Penna in the south, they will make the …

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Journey in theatre

Reflection. Stanley Town Hall this weekend hosts the theatre show Twelve Times He Spoke. After a stellar premier season in Hobart’s Theatre Royal Backspace in July, Tasmania Performs is now bringing the show to regional towns across this state. It begins simply enough, mapping the twists and turns of one man’s unremarkable life. But the …

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REMEMBRANCE DAY

Sunday November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War (1914-18). A Centenary of Armistice Service is being held at Anzac Park, Smithton this Sunday at 10.30am, with an opportunity for wreath laying. A service will also be held at the Stanley Cenotaph at 10.40am. At 5pm in …

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Top quality honey

Prestige. Blue Hills Honey has brought back two accolades from the 2018 Tasmanian Export Awards. Celebrating its 25th year, the awards recognise excellence in exporting by Tasmanian enterprises. The Mawbanna business won Regional Exporter, for outstanding international success by a business whose head office is based in a non-metropolitan Tasmanian location. And, the inaugural Tasmanian …

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Barbara Wells September 23, 1959 – August 19, 2018

Barbara Wells was born in Smithton on September 23, 1959, the fifth child to Ray and Lucy Wells. As her brothers and sisters – Ian, Daryl, Heather, Lynette and Gary – would say: she was a handful. In fact, Heather recalls Barb always reckoned she was adopted. Being the second youngest child, Barb thought it …

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Invite. Community brekkie for health

You’re invited to take part in a community breakfast for mental health. Circular Head Council is hosting breakfast to help locals understand mental health issues in the community, gain the knowledge to support someone facing difficult times, and empower others to speak up and get help if they need to. The breakfast begins at 7am, …

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Where’s your head at?

Action. The local Seven Up Youth Centre is set to spread some positive vibes with a string of events culminating in an all ages music festival and fundraiser. The main event, held at Trawmanna, will see Launceston eight-piece soul rock outfit, The Bad Dad Orchestra take the stage with support from a raft of Tassie …

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Free. Hearing tests

New research shows that a large number of Australians are ignoring a common health condition that is known to cause or exacerbate mental health issues. Hearing loss is a common condition suffered by one in six Australians and, when untreated, has been proven to cause social isolation for sufferers and markedly raise the risk of …

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Birds. Raptor hotline

A new dedicated hotline is up and running in Tasmania to ensure reports of injured raptors can be responded to immediately. The state government has funded $7000 to the maintenance of the 1800RAPTOR Hotline, to ensure injured birds can get the care they need as soon as possible. The Raptor and Wildlife Refuge in Kettering …

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