Pool to reopen

Circular Head War Memorial Pool will reopen tomorrow (Friday November 1), Mayor Daryl Quilliam said this afternoon. The pool was closed following an issue with the heater two weeks ago. “Fortunately, thanks to a temporary heater, we have been able to get the pool to stay at about 26 degrees, which means we are able …

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Real Deal

We are certainly feeling the effects of bushfires in Australia now, whether that is to do with mismanagement of our resources or simply a matter of nature doing what nature has always done in taking control. There are more and more arguments coming to support either side of the arguments that I am sure will …

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Johnston keeps on sizzling

Meat. Johnston Gourmet Meats has done it again. This time at the 2013 Tasmanian Sausage King competition. Owner Peter Johnston took first place in the regional category for Australian Lamb/Open Class with his lamb, feta, shallot and pumpkin sausage; Poultry for his turkey, pumpkin, apricot and chive snag; and Gourmet Open Class for his Greek …

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Applications open for Mayor’s Education Fund Bursary

Bursary. Circular Head students ready to take on tertiary studies, but needing financial assistance, are able to apply for the Mayor’s Bursary. The Mayor’s Education Fund Bursary is a $5000 contribution awarded each year to an applicant who is able to demonstrate that they would find it difficult to access further education without the funding …

5 years ago

Vets’ big day out at Stanley

Golf. The Stanley Veterans Golf Group hosts its annual golfing tournament on Thursday, with the usual sold out number of participants getting ready for a day on one of the state’s best courses. Des Wells, group founder, secretary and life member, says the course is known as the ‘top nine holes in Tasmania’. Wells said …

5 years ago

Road closure

Works. Rebecca Road on the Tarkine Drive between Temma Road at Couta Rocks and the Western Explorer junction will be temporarily closed as part of the Tarkine Drive project. The road will be closed for sealing works from Wednesday October 30 to Friday November 1, weather permitting. Due to the narrow nature of Rebecca Road, …

5 years ago

Nut Cup time

Golf. New captain of the Stanley Golf Club Warren Ward says he is looking forward to his new role even though he doesn’t take up his new duties until April. “The most important event just a couple of weeks away is the 76th Open Golf Tournament, the Clark Windows Nut Cup next month,” Mr Ward …

5 years ago
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Mary’s mighty marine work

Recognition. Seventeen years of volunteering has landed Smithton’s Mary Kay a spot as a finalist in the 2013 Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards. Mrs Kay, who operates Smithton Coast Guard radio, was nominated in the Heather and Christopher Chong Outstanding Achiever Award category, which recognises individuals who excel in their chosen endeavours. In her nomination, it …

5 years ago

Capturing Circular Head’s best known faces

Art. The CHArtchibald Prize, where local artists celebrate a familiar face, is open for entries. The CHArtchibald Prize is a portrait of a past or present Circular Head (human) identity. The artist is asked to accompany their work with a small paragraph about the person. Entries close on Monday November 11, allowing judges time to pick …

5 years ago

Western Explorer shut for summer

Tourism. Councillor Ashley Popowski says he is appalled at the length of time it will take to repair damage caused by a recent landslip on Western Explorer Road. “It’s astounding and disgraceful that it will be five more months, our peak tourism season, before we can expect the Western Explorer to be repaired and reopened,” …

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