Funding upsets former group

Reaction. Former board members of Circular Head’s defunct enterprise facilitation program, Cape Innovations, have expressed their disappointment at the recent allocation of government funds. On Wednesday, Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley announced more than $550,000 for Braddon Business Centre and Cradle Coast Innovation. Ross Hine chaired Cape Innovations during its 18-month existence, ending his term …

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Power to the people

Progress. Circular Head Mayor Daryl Quilliam signalled the completion of Harcus River Road’s new infrastructure upgrades as an important step at an official launch on Friday. Around 25 land owners along the remote route from Marrawah to Woolnorth can now expect to benefit from 23 kilometres of new power lines, with the 22kV distribution line …

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Poppy perfection

Tribute. A uniquely hand-crafted piece helping to recognise locals who served in World War I was showcased at Circular Head RSL on Thursday. Organised by the RSL Women’s Auxiliary, the Poppy Wall Hanging was officially unveiled by RSL president Rod Wells and Tasmania Women’s Auxiliary vice-president Vicki Walker, featuring 459 individually crocheted or knitted flowers. …

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Italian immersion

Entertainment. Piccolo may imply small, but the upcoming Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra performance in which the woodwind instrument will feature is expected to be anything but. Stanley is set to host the TSO next month as part of the Tasmanian International Arts Festival, with Richard Gill OAM conducting A Taste of Italy. The two-hour concert is said …

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Crash victims critical

Police. Two men are in a critical condition at Royal Hobart Hospital following an accident at Redpa on Friday night. Police are appealing for witnesses who may have seen a blue Mitsubishi Magna sedan on the Bass Highway prior to the collision. Emergency service crews were called to the scene at approximately 7.20pm, working for 30 …

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Suicide prevention talk

Forum. A community forum on suicide will be presented in Smithton next month. ‘Breaking the Code of Silence’ will see speakers share stories about loss and grief due to suicide. They will also discuss how talking about the topic can aid prevention and how supporting one another within a community can address depression and suicide. Held …

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New fisheries sought

Permits. The Liberal Government has released its developmental fisheries framework, encouraging the creation of new sustainable fisheries. Minister for Primary Industries and Water Jeremy Rockliff said it was an exciting time for the industry. “This is an exciting opportunity for licensed commercial fishers to explore value-adding to low-value species or making the most of new fish …

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Clint’s coming home

Event. Former Irishtown local Clinton Ollington is travelling back to Circular Head this week, looking to personally thank those who supported a recent fundraising night. Close to $13,600 was raised for the 38-year-old Queenslander and his family at Circular Head RSL earlier this month, following the news that Clint’s cancer had reoccurred from three years ago, …

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EP’s Garden Fete

Event. Emmerton Park’s Garden Fete is a free event for all ages filled with activities, stalls and live entertainment. For the children, Rocky the Train, face painting and games will be on the agenda, while guests of all ages can enjoy a concert by the Emm and Friends Choir in the chapel. There will be various …

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