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Turf, lights election promise

Funding. Smithton Turf Incorporated will welcome $350,000 of funding if the Liberal Party is elected on September 7. Liberal candidate for Braddon, Brett Whiteley, made the announcement at the centre on Saturday. Mr Whiteley said the funding will allow for the replacement of the playing surface, a new electronic scoreboard and improvements to the clubrooms. “There …

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A must for country music fans

Music. Devil Country Muster will bring music lovers together next February when country music acts from all over the country take to Smithton’s centre stage. The day will mimic last year’s music festival, put on by Smithton Rotary Club, at Smithton Recreation Ground. However, there are some changes. Rotary member and organiser Eric Marshall said …

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DairyTas board changes

Employment. Two DairyTas directors will retire in November after serving their six-year maximum. As a result, DairyTas has two vacancies for dairy farmer positions on its board. The board of nine services the Tasmanian dairy industry through funding and supporting projects and activities to promote on farm productivity, farm management and development of the industry. Board …

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Stanley starts shipping

Cattle. Stanley port welcomed its first shipment of cattle in over 20 years last week. Two hundred and thirty cattle were shipped from King Island to Stanley on August 20, followed by a second shipment of 240 on Tuesday. The new shipping service means that cattle being transported from King Island no longer has to …

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Pedestrian accident

Road safety. A 79-year-old man was struck by a vehicle when crossing Goldie Street this morning (Wednesday August 28). The man was taken to Smithton Hospital. He was not seriously injured. Smithton Police Sergeant Lee-Anne Walters said, “It appears the pedestrian failed to look before walking out into oncoming traffic”. “The driver of the vehicle …

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Wait for bus to pass

Bus safety. Wells Waggons manager Kimbra Wells has a message for children who use the school bus and their parents. Children: Wait until the bus has passed before crossing the road. And parents: Meet your children on the side of the road where they get off the bus, and cross the road with them. Don’t …

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Voting

The federal election is on Saturday September 7. Polling places will be open from 8am to 6pm. Polling places include: Smithton Uniting Church Hall Irishtown Lodge Arthur Temple Forest Primary School Montagu Fire Station Edith Creek Primary School Stanley Primary School Mawbanna Hall Togari Community Centre Rocky Cape Public Hall Marrawah Memorial Hall For more …

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Less than 20 people give feedback

Pool. Circular Head Council has reached the halfway mark on consultation surrounding plans for the Circular Head Aquatic Leisure Centre, with less than 20 people responding to date. Mayor Daryl Quilliam encouraged the public to have their say on the plans. “So far Council has received some feedback on the designs, but it would be encouraging …

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Winter fire safety

Campaign. The alarming number of house fires this winter in Circular Head and other municipalities has resulted in the Tasmanian Fire Service releasing a Winter Fire Safety campaign. Tasmanian Fire Service district officer Jodi Armstrong said three key messages of the campaign surrounded wood fires, electric blankets and smoke alarms. He said chimney flues should …

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Memories haunt house owner

Fire. Remembering what was in the house is what hurts most for house owner Marco Salihovic. His photos and computer with the backed-up photos. Fifteen years of family life. “I’ve got a lot of memories in that house,” he said. “I had marks on the walls where the kids had grown.” Mr Salihovic was at …

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