Community’s Christmas spirit

Generosity. Christmas is a time for giving and Wyndarra Centre’s staff and volunteers are encouraging locals to give back to their community this year. The ‘Community Christmas Hampers’ program has been providing assistance to local families for more than 10 years, lessening the financial burden of the festive season with hampers made up of staple …

3 years ago

Final farewell

Parish. People from Devonport, Penguin, Burnie, Wynyard and throughout Circular Head congregated at St Oswald’s Anglican Church at Marrawah on Saturday for the church’s final service. Close to 100 people packed the church to well over normal capacity for the special day, joining in a service of Holy Communion conducted by Reverend Noel Bowditch of …

3 years ago
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A wall of contribution

Honour. The Circular Head Hall of Fame is growing as more local identities and groups were inducted at a ceremony on Sunday. A small crowd gathered at the Circular Head Community and Recreation Centre to honour the four new inductees: Annette Baldwin, Wendy Beattie, the late Neil Wells and the Soroptimist International of Circular Head. …

3 years ago

Costa’s coast-bound

Show. The Circular Head Agricultural Society’s big attraction for this year’s annual show is Paul Costa and his band who will perform live during the afternoon. Held on the first Saturday of December, the show is now in its 107th year and committee member Sue Smedley says it is a fantastic and affordable day out …

3 years ago

Keith “Cloudy” Kay (August 24 1921 – Nov 13, 2015)

Obituary. It was Sunday August 24, 1921 at Alcomie, in the home of Margaret May and Thomas Bernard Kay, when their first born son, named Keith, made his entrance into the world. Three years later he was joined by a little brother Thomas Bernard Jnr known as Tom or Skinny, followed by sister Margaret Isobel, …

3 years ago

Bowlers’ day out in U/16s

Cricket. In the Circular Head Cricket Association’s U16 matches on Saturday, Marrawah beat TC Blues comfortably by 46 runs while Irishtown had an easy win over Forest Stanley. Marrawah captain Logan Smith scored his first 50 not out for the season and Bailey Grey (not out) followed him shortly after. Bryce Walters (16), Isaac Popowski …

3 years ago
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Malachi’s mighty motocross moment 

Success. Malachi Sheehan has the potential to become a champion rider if his first year of racing is anything to go by. The eight-year-old placed second in both the 2015 Tasmanian Endurance Riders Club (TERC) grass track series and in the Enduro series, receiving two trophies at a presentation day in Spreyton on Sunday. Riding …

3 years ago

Geelong FC picks up Gardner 

AFL. Local lad Ryan Gardner secured draft pick number 59 to AFL club, Geelong Cats in Tuesday night’s 2015 NAB AFL Draft. The 18-year-old Burnie Dockers Football Club defender was Geelong’s first draftee and the fourth and final Tasmanian boy to be called up. Starting out with Smithton’s Auskick program 10 years ago, Gardner went …

3 years ago

TC Blues nab first win

CHCA. Forest Stanley made it three from three in a perfect finish to the Circular Head Cricket Association’s third round whilst TC Blues picked up their first victory of the season. Forest Stanley batsman Marty Hardy led his side with a brilliant century, which saw the team’s total reach 6/229 off their 50 overs. Matt …

3 years ago
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