Tarkine abuzz with activity

Science. New species may have been discovered in our region, though months of work lies ahead in determining exactly what has been found. Fourteen scientists from Tasmania and mainland states spent time in the Tarkine recently as part of Bush Blitz: the country’s largest nature discovery project. The partnership between the Australian government, BHP Billiton Sustainable …

4 years ago

Glasses half full

Resource. Local farmers are being urged to take advantage of a “once in a generation” opportunity following a funding boost for the Circular Head Irrigation Scheme. Prime Minister Tony Abbott visited Tasmania last week to announce $60 million in federal government support towards five proposed irrigations schemes, adding to $30 million committed by the state …

4 years ago

Push for projects

Group. Circular Head RSL Centenary Committee members have welcomed additional financial support in their efforts to complete commemorative projects across the region. Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley met with those involved at Smithton’s Anzac Park on Friday morning, where he received an update on draft plans and officially delivered $18,188 under the ANZAC Centenary …

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Out to earn respect

Football. Stanley’s Rose Xerri has always embraced change in her life with a new home, a new league and a new position this year no exception. The 54-year-old was recently appointed as head coach of the Circular Head Football Umpires Association for the 2015 season, moving permanently to the seaside town late last year from …

4 years ago

Back in business

NWBU. A milestone man and a winning performance from the Tall Timbers Smithton Saints’ women highlighted an action-packed opening round of the 2015 NWBU season. Hosting Somerset in the club’s first series of tip-offs on Saturday, the Saints begun the night with a promising 13-point win to the women (73-60) while the men suffered a …

4 years ago

Flying colours

Karts. Logan Dixon is already off his P-plates and can finish a lap of Briant Park in less than 42 seconds: not bad for an 11-year-old. The Circular Head Kart Club junior is enjoying his immersion into the world of go-kart racing after taking a position in the grid for the first time in Burnie …

4 years ago

Time to reassess

CHCA. Finals places have been decided in the competition’s top grade with one round remaining in the season, while others continue to fight for prime position. For the second year running Forest-Stanley will head directly into the A-Grade grand final and earn a week off in the process, showing they haven’t dropped their intensity with …

4 years ago
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A heated chase

Over 50s. Marrawah returned to the winners’ list by beating Hobart-based Thylacinians in Spreyton at the weekend. Thylacinians batted first and totalled 189 runs in their 40 overs, with Paul Plunkett (30ret) and G McCarthy (25) leading the charge with the bat. For Marrawah, figures of 4/21 for Stephen Nicholls proved the best with the ball. …

4 years ago

Colts in finals race

CNW. Circular Head Cowbiz Colts will play off against Devonport this Sunday for a place in the one-day competition’s grand final after finishing third in 2014/15. The local U/17 side ended the season on 44 points with five wins and four losses, scoring 1441 runs, conceding a little more in 1447 and taking the same amount …

4 years ago

Finals close to reality

Bowls. Another win to Smithton’s Division 3 side sees them continue to streak ahead at the top of the table with two games remaining in the season. The local side currently sits on 267 points and eight points clear of nearest rivals Penguin, following a tight 99-84 win over Ulverstone away from home. Rinks led by …

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