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Splitters’ challenge

Team. The knives will be out and flashing in the great splitters’ match race as part of the inaugural Tassie Scallop Fiesta at Bridport this weekend. Splitters from Stanley Bay Scallops have laid down the challenge to their compatriots at Bridport in the north east to find the fastest knife on the splitting floor. Scallop …

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Art About Town on point

Accolade. Circular Head Council has been recognised in the 2018 Local Government Awards for Excellence for an inclusive community project. It was the local Art About Town initiative that earned the council the win in the Delivering Excellence – Smaller Councils category for populations under 15,000. The month-long celebration of art and culture throughout Circular …

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Voice for Circular Head

Labor. Re-elected Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay said she remained committed to doing the best job possible for the Circular Head community. “From back in 2016 when I first began campaigning it was clear there were a number of local issues in the district that needed addressing,” Ms Keay said on Wednesday. “I was …

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West mounts pressure on Saints

GNL. Tall Timbers Smithton Saints took on West Devonport at home this weekend. In what should have been an easier match for the Saints men, West came out firing to score early in the game and set the tone. The pressure was piled on the Saints defence for the majority of the game and mistakes …

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Playing in the elements

CHHA. Wind and rain made for poor conditions in Monday night’s two Circular Head Hockey Association games. In the evening’s first game, between Division Two’s Robins and Tigers, players were in a constant battle with the elements. Play moved from end to end with neither team able to capitalise on scoring opportunities and all goals …

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Canaries fly high

CHFA. Round 14 of Circular Head Football Association was played on a fine winter’s day, with the match of the round in Smithton between Scotchtown and powerhouse Irishtown. Scotchtown’s Jordan Williams and veteran Kieren Baldock teamed up in the midfield and even though the scoreboard show a 33 point defeat, Scotchtown played a well-matched and …

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Ready, working generation

Stimulus. A new $3.9 million jobs package was announced last week during the Prime Minister’s visit to the north west. Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said the North-West Tasmania Job Ready Generation Package will ensure local workers have the skills they need to meet the growing and changing job demands in the region. The package will …

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Giants taunt Magpies

NWFL. Greenham Tasmania Circular Head Giants came away with a win against Devonport in the weekend’s North West Football League Seniors clash on Saturday. Playing in Devonport, it was Nathan Bransden’s five majors that did the most damage on the scoreboard followed by Toby Reeve’s and Guy Kearnes’ two goals each. Kalon House, Mark Kearnes, …

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Master of mooting

Event. Best not take on Natasha Perry unless you have the facts to back up your argument. Now in her fourth year at the University of Tasmania School of Law, Natasha joined her peers to take out top honours at a prestigious national mooting event. A moot is a mock judicial proceeding where students present …

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Temma track

ATV. A Turners Beach man, 42, was flown to hospital with non-life threatening injuries following an ATV crash on the Sandy Cape Track at Temma on Saturday. The crash, which occurred about 12.20pm, was attended by both police and ambulance personnel. “Due to the remoteness of the crash scene the Westpac rescue helicopter was tasked …

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