Sunrise wedding

Bride-to-be Tenae House writes about the weeks leading up to her Hamilton Island wedding, which will be televised on Channel Seven’s breakfast show Sunrise on Friday September 6. Only nine more sleeps to go until the wedding and it seems as though we have got most things under control. After a fair bit of negotiation, …

5 years ago

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 …

5 years ago

Saints secure finals spots

NTFL. All three Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints teams have secured a place in the NTFL finals. Despite losing to undefeated ladder-leader Latrobe by 60 points, the seniors finished fourth, locking in a finals berth. Latrobe were on fire early, kicking six goals into the breeze and taking a 19-point lead into quarter time. In …

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Robins through to final

CHHA. Circular Head Hockey Association’s first semi final saw Irishtown play Mustangs. Irishtown dominated the first half but were quieter in the second, which allowed Mustangs more possession putting pressure on Irishtown’s defence. Irishtown were well led by Bec Wells with support from Annabel Dixon, finishing the game 2-1. The second semi was between Robins …

5 years ago

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 …

5 years ago

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 …

5 years ago

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 …

5 years ago
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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 …

5 years ago

Saints secure spot in semis

GNL men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints made it four wins in a row with a 3-0 home victory over South Burnie on Saturday, securing a place in the semis. In the first half, the Saints played tentatively and allowed South Burnie to pack their defensive half, which made for frustratingly slow play. The home …

5 years ago

Dad’s family of five

Family. Scotchtown father Paul Hugo will be spoilt by five children this Father’s Day. He will have his 14-year-old son Tyler and seven-year-old Ethiopian born daughter Harna. Plus three foster children. Mr Hugo and his wife Adele had always wanted a big family. But when fate stopped them at one, the couple had to reconsider their dreams. “It …

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