RSL’s boost

Community. The Smithton RSL has been given a creative boost, with Deputy Premier Bryan Green announcing $10,000 to fund a new mural which will be erected near the northern garden area adjacent to the building. The mural, which will consist of photos and memorabilia from all wars past as well as artwork from Smithton High …

5 years ago

Bosom Buddies live on forever

It was with sadness that I read that the Circular Head Bosom Buddies are formally winding up (Chronicle, February 26). I certainly appreciate the reasons behind this difficult decision. All the past and present members of the group have left such an incredible legacy and must be congratulated on what a positive impact they have …

5 years ago

Maccas’ helping hand

Equipment. The Circular Head Little Athletics Centre has purchased a new laptop and printer to aid organisers during weekends, thanks to a $1000 sports grant from McDonald’s. The grant program is part of the global fast-food chain’s long-standing partnership with Little Athletics Tasmania, and was awarded to one centre in the north, north-west and south …

5 years ago

Prices, farmers on a high

Dairy. With milk prices stepping up several times already this year, the 4am start for Irishtown farmer Luke Korpershoek is worth every minute. With the help of a full-time trainee and border collie, the 29-year-old looks after 300 Friesian cows over the space of 350 acres of farmland, milking twice a day to provide a …

5 years ago

Kick-start for kids

Football. Children between the ages of 4-12 are being encouraged to get involved in the national sport through the long-running initiative, AusKick. Sessions are starting up on Friday afternoons at 3.45pm from March 21, with an official registration day scheduled for March 14 at the Smithton Recreation Ground to kick-off the program. AusKick co-ordinator Craig …

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