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Guitarist brothers

Music. Prepare to be immersed in the world of the Grigoryan Brothers for an evening. The guitar playing duo, is performing at Stanley Town Hall next week. The Grigoryan Brothers, Slava and Leonard, have a passion to expand their horizons through new arrangements, their own compositions and commissions. This ambition can be heard as the …

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Sharing his dyslexia story

Insight. A mother-son duo will share their experience of dyslexia, from the struggle to the triumph. The free seminar will be 90 minutes of tips, insight and practical knowledge about what dyslexia is and how parents can help their children get over the reading hump. As a nine-year-old, Tom Mullally had a ‘superior IQ’, but …

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Netball. Saints back on track

Circular Head Netball Association teams are back in the Burnie Netball Association after a five week break in the roster. Round four of the school-aged competition was played at the end of September following a washed out third round. The Grade 3/4 team started proceedings against St Brigid’s Catholic School. The Smithton Saints worked as …

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Bowls. Saints second place

The Smithton Saints have started the Bowls North West season strongly with the Mixed Division Two team sitting in second place on the ladder after two games. Playing East Devonport last Saturday, Trevor Bryant, Robbie Innes, Rodney O’Halloran and Terry Auld finished with a 15 shot victory to be the only undefeated rink. The Mixed …

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Display of remembrance

Memory. Sunday November 11, 2018 marks the 100th anniversary of the armistice that ended the First World War (1914-18). Circular Head RSL president Jason Chatwin welcomed all community members to the local service. “I’d like to see a lot of people there because it’s the 100th anniversary – it’s a milestone. “It’s good that 100 …

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Pink. Girls’ night in

Wear your prettiest pink and head along to Rural Health next Thursday (October 18) to help raise funds and awareness for women’s cancer. Expect laughter, fun and games as the girls’ night in event will have a fundraising raffle, lucky door prizes, photo booth and supper provided. Entry is by gold coin donation, from 7pm. …

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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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Ricegrass be gone

Eradication. The Circular Head Landcare Group has received a helping hand from UPC Renewables in its fight against ricegrass in Duck River.  Ricegrass is an evasive species which clogs up waterways, preventing access and impacts the breeding grounds of bottom feeding fish such as flounder and flathead. It invades the mudflats which support shorebirds and …

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