Stopped sealing works

Roads. Following last Thursday’s monthly meeting, councillors decided to take no action at this time to reallocate additional funding towards the Sealing Extension Works on Old Stanley Road West. The council decided to consider and assess the relative merits of the project against other projects, in conjunction with development and adoption of the 2014-15 Annual …

5 years ago

Colts unstoppable

Cricket. Circular Head Cowbiz Colts powered to victory over Devonport thanks to a fine 87 not out by Pearce Watling. Devonport batted first and all CH bowlers kept the pressure on restraining them to 128 off 45 overs. Neubacher 32, Dargavel 17 and Brown 17, the best batters for Devonport. Watling  3/18 was the multiple …

5 years ago

Harcus River upgrade

Power. Works on the power line project along Harcus River Road will commence next week, with the project on track to be finalised early next year. Circular Head Council was the recipient of a $1.5 million grant from the Tasmanian Forests Intergovernmental Agreement funds for Harcus River Road Infrastructure upgrades in 2012. Mayor Daryl Quilliam …

5 years ago
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Timber mill shuts

Jobs. Mathews Timber, at Roger River, closed its door earlier this month, with eight workers losing their jobs. “It’s sort of all they’ve ever done. It makes it hard for them,” manager Laurie Sharman said last week. Mr Sharman, who had worked at the timber mill for 13 years, said the business had been spending …

5 years ago

Cricket cup action

Final. Captains Brent Burgess and Mitchell Bellinger are ready for some fast-paced action at this Friday night’s Twenty20 Grand Final. With the Premiership Cup up for grabs, both Trowutta-Combine and Forest-Stanley are in it to win it. Forest-Stanley captain-coach Bellinger said both teams have strong sides, and he thinks it’s going to be a close …

5 years ago

Mixing it with the boys

Cricket. A desperate dad’s plea to fill in for his cricket side is the push 14-year-old Hayley Fisher needed to discover the world of sport. Hayley had never even played a game of backyard cricket before her dad, and Forest-Stanley under-16 cricket coach Anthony Fisher, asked her to help make up the numbers in the …

5 years ago

Smithton drug bust

Crime. Three locals have been charged with various drug offences after police searches in Smithton last week. Police from Western Drug Investigation Services, assisted by officers from Smithton, conducted searches by warrant in the Smithton area on November 27 and 28. As a result, a number of people face charges relevant to both drugs and, …

5 years ago

Sir William Gallagher to visit Smithton

Farming. School children and farmers will see first-hand the latest advances in dairy-farming and the flow-on benefits to the community at an upcoming open day with Sir William Gallagher. Agritas Trade College will hold a technology day on Thursday December 5 in conjunction with Gallagher Animal Management, showcasing the latest in dairy-farming expertise. Gallagher CEO …

5 years ago
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