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A life filled with love

Milestone. On the eve of her 100th birthday Elsie King will likely be sitting down to a jigsaw puzzle. A table fit for that purpose is positioned at the sunny northerly window of her Smithton home, where she can watch the outside world from the comfort of her favourite chair. Tomorrow the table will likely …

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Academic path to Smithton

Life. Smithton’s Nadira Pardo has a knack for writing books. To date, she has written 17 of them. Her most recent published work is a book for recovery from alcohol and drug addictions. Co-authored with a recovering alcoholic, the book will be used as a textbook to teach Christian ministers in professional training in Queensland …

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Exhibition.

Art. The latest exhibition in Smithton is a spectacular showcase of works from Tasmanian photographers. On display at Time Out on Emmett for the next month, the photographs include local landscapes and natural scenes. Featured photographers include Garth Smith, Nick Monk, Hillary Younger and Rob Blakers. Time Out’s Cheryl Sharrock said she loved all the …

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Love thy neighbour

Experience. Having been to 32 countries, published 17 books and written 280 publications, Professor Nadira Pardo has a wealth of knowledge to share and life experience. Recently, she shared her experience of living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with Rural Health Tasmania’s CHILL OUT group, also known as Circular Head Information and Lifelong Learning …

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Scallop industry opens up

Industry. Tasmanian seafood producer, the Craig Mostyn Group (CMG) has big plans for its Stanley processing facility as it expands its scallop production program for the 2017 season. The group is looking to train and employ more than 20 splitters as it increases scallop production to meet strong local demand. CMG’s Tasmania Seafood Division head, …

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Stanley voted winner

Play. What can 100 Monopoly dollars buy you these days? Stanley is what. Our picturesque seaside village has made it on the Australian Monopoly board, alongside Tasmanian destinations Hobart and Freycinet National Park. The space features a photo of the town taken from a distance, with the iconic Nut as the backdrop. Enticing players of …

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Move and groove

SPS. Learning and fun go hand in hand at Smithton Primary School. One of the school’s four birth to five programs welcomed a special guest on Tuesday in Encore Performing Arts Studio owner Caroline Smith. Hosting the MnMFUN! program, short for music and movement, Caroline shared her knowledge of the industry and its educational benefits. …

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Indigenous and proud

Culture. In recognition of National Reconciliation Week, Smithton Primary School has launched a new project. Indigenous and Proud is a collaborative project between the school and Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation in a bid to strengthen relationships and build awareness. Indigenous and Proud encompasses five projects to be rolled out within the coming years, including a …

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Sofia the explorer

Exchange. An appetite for adventure has led Sofia Bolanos to Circular Head. Born in Barcelona, Spain, she spent her childhood in Madrid before moving to Colombia for a short time and more recently living in England and France. Born to Colombian parents, Sofia speaks Spanish with her family and is fluent in French and English. …

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Stanley’s unwavering support

Community. The tight knit township of Stanley knows how to look after its own. As resident Peter Stoner fights an aggressive cancer, his wife Lynda can leave her post at the Stanley Post Office in reliable hands to be by his side in hospital. Late last year, two days before Christmas, Peter was diagnosed with …

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