Best to the test

Motoring. Stanley played host to a convoy of high-profile machines and professional drivers earlier this month in a promotion to find the country’s smoothest ride. Organised by Car Sales Network’s news and reviews website motoring.com.au, the search for ‘Australia’s Best Driver’s Car’ took a fleet of 15 cars – totalling more than a million dollars …

3 years ago

Public walk to commemorate

Recognition. A band of locals carried the Aboriginal flag respectfully last Friday, walking in Smithton to commemorate the stolen generations of the past. Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation staff were accompanied by students and teachers from Smithton High School and St Peter Chanel Catholic School as they walked from East Esplanade to West, to highlight National …

3 years ago

In Hindsight

Art. A unique cultural exhibition commemorating the stolen generations is on display at Time Out on Emmett. In time with National Sorry Day (Tuesday May 26), the Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation project saw locals gather for weekly ‘healing art therapy’ workshops over six weeks, with the theme ‘Heal Our Past, Build Our Future, Telling Our …

3 years ago
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Return to winning ways

NWJFL. Smithton’s U/14s bounced back from last week’s defeat to post a convincing 71-point win over Latrobe at home as the U/16s came close to making a breakthrough. A strong finish in the last half was key for the U/14s to stamp their authority on the Demons, finishing with 12 goals while restricting the opposition to …

3 years ago

On the improve

NWFL. The Greenham Tasmania Smithton Saints returned from Latrobe on Saturday with a win and two losses across three grades in results mirroring those of round two. However final margins were different against a Demons outfit on the improve: Smithton’s U/18s holding on by 21 points; the Reserves handed a 177-point lesson; and the Seniors going …

3 years ago

Hockey juniors in form

U/16s. Another fast start saw the Smithton Saints jump to a 3-0 lead at the 10-minute mark of the game against the top of the table team, Burnie Baptist Blue. The Saints’ slick ball movement put Baptist on the back foot as Eddie Popowski converted a penalty corner and then scored his second goal with a …

3 years ago

Talks begin for future

Cricket. A number of local stakeholders came together for an open community meeting on Monday night to discuss future options for cricket in Circular Head. Organised by former Irishtown coach Sean Ryan, the possibility of creating a senior Circular Head representative team and the viability of a turf pitch were among the topics discussed with Cricket …

3 years ago
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State success

Mechanical. A Circular Head business and a fourth-year apprentice have been recognised for their automotive contributions at a recent industry awards night in Hobart. The annual TACC Castrol Motor Industry Awards named 21-year-old Forest man Steven Wessing as the Auto Apprenticeship Mechanical Apprentice of the Year, while Circular Head Motorcycles was named as Motorcycle Dealer …

3 years ago

Cuppas for charity

Event. Fancy a cuppa? Look no further than the Soroptimist International of Circular Head’s Biggest Afternoon Tea. In conjunction with the Cancer Council’s upcoming event, Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea, the Soroptimists will host an afternoon fundraiser. Inviting the community to pop in for a coffee and some “tasty treats” at Rural Health this Friday, Soroptimist Margaret …

3 years ago

Wishing away the winter blues

Makeover. While many would claim their winnings immediately, Smithton’s Tracey Blake is saving her Make Me Over prize for a rainy day. “The winter time, it’s so long and awful – I should be used to them at this age – but I’ve just put a lot of thought into it and in the middle of …

3 years ago
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