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Free farm safety talks

Workplace. Free farm safety talks will be held in Smithton at the end of this month. The two-hour session will ask the question: Do you know what risks are involved when you, a worker or family member does a potentially hazardous job on your farm? Farm accidents mean medical costs, down time, damaged equipment, crop …

6 years ago

Wild weather causes more roof damage

Storm. Last Friday afternoon a house in Edith Creek lost part of its roof due to a storm. Edie Barker’s house, which used to be the Edith Creek Store, lost part of its roof in the storm which went through at approximately 3.30pm on Friday. Ms Barker’s daughter-in-law, Kylie Monson, who lives across the road …

6 years ago

Weather destroys family home

Disaster. After wild winds and rain, cooped up in their Arthur River shack, Nicole and Adam Grey returned home on Thursday only to find their Marrawah house had been destroyed. The roof had been completely lifted off, roof insulation batts strewn over their Comeback Road property and the interior devastated by water. The couple had …

6 years ago

Giving it up for 40 hours

Charity. Over 60 Circular Head Christian School students are taking part in World Visionís 40 Hour Famine. For 40 hours, between August 16 and 18, the students in grades six to 12 will give up something important to them to raise funds and community awareness to help fight global hunger. The students have chosen to …

6 years ago
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