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Space for learning

Project. St Peter Chanel Catholic Primary School has completed its redevelopment of the school and construction of the Josephite Centre. The project includes the refurbishment and expansion of all classrooms, including two new upper primary classrooms, the administration area and playground. As well as this, the newly constructed Josephite Centre will be utilised as a …

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Family foster life

Children. Compassion and patience are values foster carers Garry and Jane Hite live by every day.  Carers through Life Without Barriers, the Smithton couple is currently caring for siblings, a three-year-old boy and 11-month-old girl.  Garry and Jane, along with their biological children Tom, 22 and Jordan, 20, provide a loving and supportive family for …

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Caring about care

Merit. Emmerton Park has had its commitment to excellence in care reaffirmed. The local aged care home recently received its renewed accreditation of standards by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency.  “It’s a real team effort to maintain our accreditation,” says chief executive officer Ian Adams. “Our staff, residents and volunteers; everyone does so much.”  …

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Portrait of a pal

Moment. A portrait of a longtime pal wasn’t expected to stand out amongst the CHArtchibald Prize entries. That’s according to the artist of the prize-winning portrait himself. Tim Broom’s ‘Ferg’ was announced as the annual prize at the official opening of Art About Town month at Time Out on Emmett in Smithton on Friday night. …

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ART ABOUT TOWN

Announced on Friday, these are the 2018 Art About Town art and photography competition winners. OPEN ART First: Michelle Walker ‘over looking farmland’ Second: Marian McGlasson ‘Contemplating the crops’ OPEN PHOTOGRAPHY First: Jocelyn Flint ‘Tea Break in the spud paddock’ Second: Phillip Wise ‘Weet Bix’ Highly Commended Jocelyn Flint ‘Bit of a spell before the …

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Honour roll

Women. Members of the Circular Head community are invited to nominate women or women’s organisations for the Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women. The honour roll recognises exceptional women or women’s organisations that make a significant contribution to the community. Women from the Circular Head area who have previously been inducted onto the Honour Roll include: • …

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Proposal powers on

New. Plans to develop the Western Plains Wind Farm are propelling into a new stage. The project has plans for up to 13 wind turbines in Stanley, on the windy headland four kilometres north west of the town centre. These will connect to the Port Latta substation to supply renewable power to the National Electricity …

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Drought donation

Appeal. Circular Head Council has presented $4000 to the Red Cross to assist drought-stricken communities in New South Wales and Queensland. Council resolved to donate to the appeal at its August monthly meeting. “We spoke about the best thing to do and we wanted to make sure the money went to the people and we …

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Car, bike parts swap meet

Event. Spring has sprung so clean out the garage and swap the old auto parts for newer ones. The Rocky Cape Lions Club will hold an auto parts sale next weekend. The Automotive Parts Swap Meet will showcase those hard to find trinkets and secondhand parts for all makes and models. No need to book …

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Classic performance

Music. That’s Classic! is back and the musicians are ready to make it better than ever. The third annual musical concert is on this weekend as part of Art About Town. One of the organisers, Jan Krom, says the event features classical musical with a touch of jazz. “That’s Classic! gathers together a bunch of …

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