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Anglican churches on list

Decision. St Paul’s Church and Hall in Stanley and St Bartholomew’s Church in Forest remain on the list of properties to be sold by the Anglican Church of Tasmania. Stanley Discovery Museum, which is located in St Paul’s Hall will also be impacted by the sale. The Diocesan Council, the governing body of the church, …

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Show us a good time

Weekend. An event 110 years strong is only made so by its community. This year, the show returns with all of your favourites such as equestrian events, woodchopping, cattle competitions and the popular animal nursery. Along with the popular chopping events, there will be a two-shoe tree felling class, an event that has not been …

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Spirit of the season

Festive. Christmas is a magical time of love, joy and faith. One who believes in the true meaning of Christmas, Betty Kay has created an enchanting land of lights for community members to admire, all in support of a community cause. Be captivated by glistening lights, lanes of candy canes and Christmas trees, Santa Claus …

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CHAC. New chairperson

Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation has reflected on the past year at its annual general meeting, and now looks to the future. About 2000 community members identify as Aboriginal, with the local organisation playing an important role in the community with the aim to enrich the lives of community members. CHAC welcomes Sam Cleland to the …

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Giving every day

Donate. Smithton After School Care children are learning the meaning of giving through an advent calendar idea with a twist. Rather than taking chocolates from a commercial advent calendar, children are contributing items to Wyndarra Centre’s Christmas hamper appeal. Smithton’s after school care coordinator Joanie Coker says students have taken ownership of the idea and …

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Reading cup charms

Learning. The reading bug has hit the Circular Head Cluster of Schools. Students from Smithton, Stanley, Forest, Redpa and Edith Creek primary schools took part in the inaugural Murchison Readers’ Cup last week. An initiative of the Children’s Book Council of Australia, the Readers’ Cup has been held in the south of the state and …

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A second chance

Appeal. Maltese shih tzu Casper will have a happy Christmas with his owner by his side this year, though this wasn’t always the case.  The rescue pup was just two years old when he was abandoned and surrendered to Smithton Veterinary Service to be euthanised. Natalie Cole was working at the front desk when the …

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Plans. Roundabout to ease congestion

Circular Head Council will commence consultation and planning for a roundabout at the Goldie Street and Sampson Avenue junction in Smithton.  Concerns about congestion in the area, from school traffic and vehicles turning from Goldie Street onto Sampson Avenue, led the council to last year commission a report by GHD. The report recommended a roundabout …

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Modelling good deeds

Competition. Annalise Monson has a dream to become the next Australian Supermodel of the Year. To get there, she has been working away at the modelling side of things and now looks to the community for their support. The 19-year-old Smithton local is asking people to back her by liking social media posts related to …

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Pool takes shape

Update. The new local wellbeing centre will have a roof by next week, if weather allows. A milestone in the $12 million project, the completion of the roofing was delayed by wild weather conditions at the start of the week. The roofing over the pool is lined with specialist insulation allowing for heating efficiency and …

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