U/16s fall short in final

Hockey. The season came to a close for Smithton’s U/16s on Friday night as they fell to Burnie Baptist 1-0 at home in the Elimination Final. In a game that was always going to be close, Smithton started out well but failed to make their mark on the scoreboard. Liam McLaren was strong at full …

3 years ago

Finals all set

CHFA. Scotchtown has booked their spot in the Grand Final and earned a rematch against Forest-Stanley after a 33-point victory over Redpa on Saturday. After their last loss against the league’s undefeated team, the Tigers were as determined as ever to get over the Preliminary Final obstacle to take them on to next week. It …

3 years ago

North west champions

Netball. Nine local primary school students did their region proud by finishing on top at a combined school championships in Burnie recently. On Sunday August 23, a team of grade five and six students representing Circular Head travelled up the coast to compete against other primary schools in the north west including Romaine, Boat Harbour, Miandetta, …

3 years ago

Penguins slide ahead

GNL Men. Another narrow 1-0 loss on Saturday to Queechy Penguins has marked the end of the season for the Rocky Cape Tavern Saints. After two close games earlier in the year, the Saints were confident going into the match, however Queechy began the game with possession of the ball and looked to mount an offence …

3 years ago

Drug charges

Crime. Detectives investigating the supply of illicit drug capsules in Smithton last Saturday night will charge three Smithton men. In a police statement issued this afternoon, Detective Inspector Kim Steven said: “Detectives from the Western Drug Investigation Services have been working with the local Smithton Police since Saturday night and as a result of a …

3 years ago

Drug warning

Harm. Tasmania Police has issued a public safety warning following the hospitalisation of five people who consumed illicit drugs in Smithton. “Taking illicit drugs is of course always dangerous for your health. However on separate occasions over the weekend, four men and one teenage girl were taken to hospital after each consumed a capsule of …

3 years ago

Best of the best

Award. Tall Timbers Tasmania has been recognised as the regional Hotel of the Year at the Tasmanian Hospitality Association’s gala dinner on Monday night. Held at Wrest Point in Hobart, the event showcases the state’s best venues in presenting the 2015 THA Awards for Excellence. Tall Timbers’ other awards on the night included: Best Marketed Establishment; Best …

3 years ago

Push for Falls funding

Budget. Circular Head Council has pledged $65,000 to the Circular Head Tourism Association if a new funding application for Mawbanna’s Dip Falls precinct is successful. The CHTA has applied for a $65,000 state government grant from the Department of State Growth’s ‘Tourism Funding Program’, which incorporates two federal government-funded initiatives. The $4.4 million program is …

3 years ago
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