Cancer support group  

Care. A support group for people and their carers who have been affected by cancer will meet monthly. The session provides an opportunity for peer support, care and encouragement from others with similar circumstances. Referral to relevant resources and information will also be available. The group will meet on the first Wednesday of every month. …

4 years ago

Update voting enrolment

Reminder. With Local Government Elections on in October, now is the time to ensure enrolments are up to date. If you are currently on the electoral roll, you are automatically on the Local Government roll for the municipal area (council) in which your enrolled address is located. You are also eligible to be on the …

4 years ago

Welcome Hollywood

Location. A DreamWorks Studios movie starring Michael Fassbender and Rachel Weisz is set to be filmed in Stanley, with members of the seaside community thrilled by the news. Based on M L Stedman’s debut novel, The Light Between Oceans, the majority of the movie will be filmed in New Zealand. However, scenes are to be …

4 years ago
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U/22s set for season ahead

Preview. Smithton Basketball Club’s newly appointed coaches are keen to make their impact on the league with the opening fixture under three weeks away. Somerset local and Saints senior player Steve Poulter will lead the U/22 men in 2014, while Burnie-based Mitch Roberts has taken on the top job with the U/22 women. Poulter transitions …

4 years ago

Saints’ finals hopes lost

NTFL. Any hopes of a finals berth are gone, after the Van Diemen’s Land Smithton Saints were beaten to the tune of 71 points on Saturday. The Saints never really looked to be in the hunt, kicking just two goals in the first quarter and only two points in the second. Ulverstone kicked away in a …

4 years ago

Tigers tame Demons

CHFA. Forest-Stanley Senior’s season came to an abrupt end on Saturday after their clash with Scotchtown saw them go down by 22 points. Scotchtown had everything to play for with veteran Tim Grey playing his final match before retirement and Kodie Williams playing his 100th club game, but it was Forest-Stanley which had control of …

4 years ago

Woolley’s hat trick

CHHA. Circular Head Hockey Association’s round 18 clashes saw two well fought matches. On Friday night, Tigers started the game well, putting Mustangs’ defence under plenty of pressure to score four well-worked goals. The second half saw Mustangs settle, forcing a number of penalty corners however they were unlucky not to score. Tigers managed to score …

4 years ago
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Saints men win 6-0

GNL. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints men had a big 6-0 win over South Burnie on Saturday in the team’s second-last match for the 2014 season. With Jarrad Poke and Rhys Burgess both unavailable due to state hockey commitments, the Saints called on Clayton House and Daniel Cramer. The first half was a scrappy …

4 years ago

Swim season

Pool. The benefits of swimming are endless: low impact, works all muscles, strengthens core, controls appetite and lowers stress. It is no wonder there were more than 1500 visits to the Circular Head War Memorial Swimming Pool last month, with people travelling from as far as Burnie to take a dip. Despite the pool’s ageing …

4 years ago

The Late Shift

Connections. The Late Shift is a time to connect with friends, meet new people, listen to music and unwind. Run by a group of young adults who volunteer their time, the monthly event is a meeting point for people from as far as Burnie, with up to 80 attending at times. Togari’s Jodi van Adrichem …

4 years ago