Hall of Fame

Honour. Eight new plaques have been added to Circular Head’s Wall of Fame following the weekend’s inductee ceremony. Circular Head Wall of Fame committee members Gerald Kay, Adie Cole and Peter Kay welcomed inductees along with their families and friends to the Circular Head Community and Recreation Centre on Sunday, telling the story behind each …

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Push for new community bank

Economy. A bank which puts half of its profits back into the local community is what a new steering committee is pushing for in Circular Head. According to the committee’s chairman Matthew Gunningham the Community Bank, a branch of Bendigo Bank, is about “locals doing something for themselves”. Mr Gunningham described the bank as any …

5 years ago

Best road safety campaign

CRSP. Circular Head Council’s road safety campaign ‘Look Out For Your Mates’ has been named the state’s best at the inaugural Community Road Partnership Awards. The council won the 2013 Community Road Safety Partnership Major Award, while the council’s recreation and community officer Deb Mainwaring was also honoured with an individual award. The Look Out …

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Twenty20 fun

CHCA. At Friday night’s Twenty20 game, Forest-Stanley batted first on a slow Stanley ground. Jimmy Martin and Marty Hardy putting on a 54-run partnership before Martin was dismissed. Hardy went on to make 66 and Mitchell Bellinger chipped in with 28 to bring their side to a total of 6 for 151 Jacob Finch was …

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Colts undefeated

Cricket. Circular Head Cowbiz Colts came away with a comfortable win over Sheffield. Playing on a sticky, damp pitch that was greener than most lawns, CH’s captain won the toss and elected to bat. Pearce Watling and Josh Gale were both promoted to openers, but Watling’s wicket fell to a leg-before-wicket for two. Kayden Hine …

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Far from a silent night

Festivities. If previous years are anything to go by, Stanley Town Hall will once again reach full capacity for the town’s annual Christmas carols. “It’s really exciting that it does fill up so quick,” Stanley Combined Churches and Town Hall Committee Carols chairman Mitchell Scott said. “But at the same time it’s kind of sad …

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Following the circus dream

Performance. Running away to join the circus is usually left for fairy tales and movies, but two local boys are making it a reality by joining a circus school in 2014. Local boys Jake Quilliam and Callem Newall, who have been part of Slipstream Circus based in Ulverstone for about four years, have just been …

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CHArtchibald Prize

Art. Josie Riches, of Stanley, is this year’s CHArtchibald Prize winner after capturing both a happy and sad Barb Long. Riches said the day she took the photo of what she would paint, was a sad one for Long, who would close her Stanley cafe, Chin Wag, in the coming days. “She’s smiling, but I …

5 years ago

Real Deal

I watched with interest a programme on TV recently, where a highly intellectual person was confronting a Christian believer about the character of God as revealed to us in the giving of the law to mankind. He found it impossible to believe that a God like this could have the best interests of mankind at …

5 years ago

Walk the Talk

Community. Soroptimist International of Circular Head will once again lead a walk through Smithton’s town centre, in support of a national campaign to stop violence against women. The walk – Say No to Violence, Zero Tolerance of Violence – ties in with White Ribbon Day, which was on Monday. Walkers are asked to wear a …

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