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Announced on Friday, these are the 2018 Art About Town art and photography competition winners. OPEN ART First: Michelle Walker ‘over looking farmland’ Second: Marian McGlasson ‘Contemplating the crops’ OPEN PHOTOGRAPHY First: Jocelyn Flint ‘Tea Break in the spud paddock’ Second: Phillip Wise ‘Weet Bix’ Highly Commended Jocelyn Flint ‘Bit of a spell before the …

6 days ago 0

Stress buster

Wellbeing. Emmerton Park is helping residents reduce stress through mindfulness. It is not only residents who are practising being in the present, they are joined by staff, volunteers and members of the wider community. Technology plays a great part in the weekly sessions, with the group’s teacher Astrid de Ruiter based on the mainland and …

1 month ago 0

Wacky Wednesday

Promotion. Look out, there is a Frenzy on a Wenzdy coming! Smithton Retail Group are hosting a Wacky Wednesday end of financial year sale next week and the bargains will be wild. To be held on Wednesday (June 27), the local promotion is in place of Friday Frenzy. Now is the perfect chance to indulge …

3 months ago 0

Headstone restoration

Project. A local descendant is seeking to restore the headstone of Ann (formerly Poke) and William Lucas. Allison Smith has started a fundraising campaign to reinstate the headstone, currently broken into at least four pieces and laying on the ground at the old Fords Road Cemetery at Forest. Approaching Dunn Stone Industries in Launceston, Allison …

6 months ago 0

Career in the force

Experience. Life has changed dramatically for Private Sidney Stokes since joining the Australian Defence Force. Enlisting in the Australian Army last year, she has pushed her limits, experienced unexpected things and reached incredible feats. After spending time at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra for work experience, the idea sparked and continued to ignite. …

8 months ago 0