From coast to capital

Goal. Smithton’s Jarrod Watling is preparing himself for another unique fundraising challenge, cycling over 800 kilometres from Smithton to Hobart in support of cancer research. The 28-year-old has created his own adaptation of the Cancer Council’s ‘K’s 4 Cancer’ concept, which will see him embark on an eight-day solo return trip with all donations raised …

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Centenary of care

Service. Circular Head Council joined districts from across the state on Thursday to recognise 100 years of support from the Australian Red Cross. The not-for-profit organisation has specially cultivated and labelled the ‘Red Cross Rose’ to be planted in venues across the country this year, with 29 seedlings of the unique variety distributed to local …

4 years ago

Nicole’s place

Shop. Emmett Street’s newest business – {noun} a place for things – is one with a sentimental twist. Owner Nicole Smith will open the doors this week, ready to share with the community items she holds close to her heart. “It’s not about the fit out, but to me they all mean something,” Nicole said. …

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A very important date

Drama. Hours of costume design, dance routines and stage rehearsals are coming to fruition for Circular Head Christian School’s latest production. Students from kinder to grade 12 have been immersing themselves in Lewis Carroll’s fictional classic, ‘Alice in Wonderland’, with organisers creating a primarily dance-based adaption to showcase to audiences in late October and early …

4 years ago

Need for care centre

Analysis. Wyndarra is seeking community feedback on whether there is a greater need for the respite centre, with fears the house may be abandoned due to lack of use. Opened in 2008 by Rural Health, the centre at Havelock Street is a place where people living with a disability can spend time with a support …

4 years ago

Pillow magic

Fun. Smithton Guides are helping girls around the world, one pillowcase at a time. Through international guides initiative Ready For Action, the local girls have the opportunity to support humanitarian projects across the globe. Units can help by fundraising or sending goods, all in the hope of making the world a better place. To lend …

4 years ago

A game of narrow margins

NWBU. Three and nine-point score lines were the difference for the Tall Timbers Smithton Saints’ U22 sides: the women grabbing another victory while the men tasted another defeat. For the women, their first away win of the season didn’t come easily, hanging on to defeat Latrobe by three points and cement third place on the …

4 years ago
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Top of their game

Tournament. Smithton Basketball Club’s U/18 Boys proved they are the state’s best over the weekend, taking out the Division 1 Tasmanian Junior Club Championship in Launceston. After beating NWBU champions Burnie and City of Launceston to top their group on Saturday, the Saints then brushed past Somerset to face Pheonix Hobart in the Grand Final, …

4 years ago

Primary students shine

Sport. Students from Circular Head combined to take on teams from across the state in the 2014 Country Gold Carnival held in Launceston last week. Teams were assembled from the region’s state primary schools and matches played over two days, with Circular Head represented in the sports of football, netball and hockey. The Circular Head …

4 years ago

A running start

Opening. Following the seasonal six-month break, Circular Head Little Athletics is kicking off the 2014/15 season with a free coaching clinic this weekend. Children aged five to 15 and their parents are invited to the ‘come and try’ event, aimed at refining track and field techniques with help from Hobart-based Little Athletics Tasmania development officer …

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