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COMMUNITY.

When Sally met Jerry

Entertainment. Ventriloquist Natalie Miller was at Rocky Cape Kids’ Club on Friday night, to the delight of her audience members, young and old. Originally from Canberra, Miller now travels the world performing her unique art. Last week, it was Rocky Cape’s turn to be entertained by friendly puppets Sally, Jerry and new addition Steve, who …

5 years ago

Joy to the shopping district

Music. It is beginning to sound a lot like Christmas especially along Emmett Street, Smithton, with a public address system playing Christmas songs for shoppers to enjoy. In a bid to bring joy to shoppers as they look for their last-minute gift ideas, Circular Head Council has installed a number of PA speakers along the …

5 years ago

Devil Country Muster

Music. With only two months until the Devil Country Muster rocks Smithton, orgainser Eric Marshall wants the community to get onboard. “We (Rotary Club of Smithton) ask all Circular Head people for their support by attending on the day . . . as this can be the beginning of big things to come for our …

5 years ago
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Real Deal

I am listening again, as like many times in the past 70 years, to the age old carols and am still caught up in the meaning of it all as I hear the strains of Silent Night coming across the airways. I cannot but think that this is the real deal about life in its …

5 years ago

Real Deal

I am still amazed by the Christmas story in which the world was completely unprepared for the coming of Jesus. This was because even with all the information in hand as to the when and where of His coming, the religious class would not accept that their Messiah would come in such lowly circumstances to …

5 years ago

Local legend

He is the brains and labour behind Twilight on the Duck’s giant mascot, but did you know Owen “Wog” Wragg knows a magic trick or two? He is also partial to juggling, walking on stilts and shaping balloons. He is a man of many talents who has lived in Smithton all his life and is …

5 years ago

Christmas in the Park

Festivities. With 21 floats entered into this year’s Christmas Parade, Smithton’s town centre is sure to be filled with Christmas cheer this Friday. From 7pm, floats will bring local streets alive. Join in the fun, by meeting at Circular Head Community and Recreation Centre and following the floats along Nelson Street and through Smithton’s CBD. …

5 years ago
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Lowering risky drinking

Sport. Circular Head Community and Recreation Centre is committed to lowering risky drinking in sport and is proving so by recently obtaining a Level 3 Good Sports accreditation. The Good Sports program provides free support to sporting clubs to change their culture and reduce high-risk drinking. Under the program, clubs will focus more on young …

5 years ago

Real Deal

It seems incredible that God is about to break into this world just as He said He would and yet people are taken by surprise at the turn of events. The people who were most taken aback were those who had the most access to the information and should have been prepared for His coming. …

5 years ago

Farming degree scholarship

Education. A helping hand has been given to students who undertake to study modern agricultural practices, with an annual scholarship. The government scholarship aims to attract school leavers into agriculture-related university degrees and is now accepting applications. The Horizon Scholarship, an initiative of the Rural Industries R&D Corporation, in partnership with industry sponsors, gives $5000 …

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