Emmerton Park’s wonderful achievement

I wish to acknowledge the wonderful achievement Emmerton Park Inc has made by winning the 2013 National Aged Care Best National Facility. This is a first for Tasmania. Our community should be proud of the committed and caring staff and volunteers who have made this award possible. When Emmerton Park set out to establish this …

5 years ago

Remembering Max

Bar. Roger River character Max McLaren, who passed away in May after losing his battle with cancer, is going to be honoured by having a bar named after him at the Trowutta Community Centre on Saturday November 30. “He was well-known in the region and so the Trowutta Recreation Committee got together to see what …

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Tasman’s special visit

Footy. Mad keen Hawks supporter for more than 60 years Tasman John Charles Heald got the shock of his life when he was photographed with the Hawthorn AFL Premiership Cup last week. Tasman, who will be 82 in January, is a resident of Emmerton Park after suffering a stroke. But it has not diminished his …

5 years ago

State championships

Karts. Fast and furious action kept spectators glued to the edge of their seats during the weekend’s close fought go-kart races. Tall Timbers Open State Kart Championships held at Circular Head Kart Club’s Briant Park track had some of the country’s best go-kart racers in town to compete in the five-day event including two practice …

5 years ago

Cows Create Careers

Learning. Hands-on experience is often the best way for most people to learn, and if you like what you are doing this only makes it easier. Grade 6 students at Circular Head Christian School were up to their arms in cuddly calves in a recent caring and observing program to advance their skills. For six …

5 years ago
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RVs welcome

Tourism. Holidaying grey nomads have become business within the Australian economy and those towns and cities that ignore them and do not not provide parks for their RV vehicles do so at their peril. Tall Timbers has recognised the boon these people bring to the local economy and have welcomed them with open arms by …

5 years ago

The funny farm

Show. A goat that opens doors and makes herself at home in the comfiest arm-chair, a labradoodle who collects eggs from the chook pen, and an alpaca that likes to be watered down with a hose. These are just part of life at Cindy and Bruce Radford’s Forest property, also known as the Funny Farm. …

5 years ago