Carolling for her community

Performance. There’s a twinkle in her eye and a quiver in the air as Dani Quilliam sings. It is the kind of captivating performance that locals can expect from this year’s Christmas carol events. Taking to the stage of the Stanley Town Hall on Sunday December 6, Dani will entertain her audience in an entirely …

3 years ago

Indoor action heats up

Social. Just like a pinball machine, a smooth ball rebounded from each end of the court during round two of the newly reinstated indoor hockey roster. Taking to Smithton Sports Centre’s court on Monday night, Division One teams Partners and Pals and Black went head-to-head in an exhilarating game. With rebounds played and the ball …

3 years ago

GARDEN CLIPPINGS – November

CLEMATIS [klem-a-tis]  [cle-matis] Clematis is a genus of about 300 species belonging to the buttercup family Ranunculaceae and is mainly of Chinese and Japanese origin. They are composed of mostly vigorous, woody, climbing vines with stems quite fragile until several years old. They grow best in cool, moist, well-drained locations that receive plenty of sunlight …

3 years ago
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VDL sale to TasFoods update

Investment. The pending sale of Van Diemen’s Land Company (VDL) to Australian company TasFoods (formerly OnCard International) has stalled, according to an announcement on the Australian Stock Exchange. VDL is owned by New Zealand’s New Plymouth District Council’s Taranaki Investment Management Limited, which announced the VDL assets had been sold to an undisclosed foreign buyer, …

3 years ago

Arrest at Mawbanna

Police. Irishtown man Graham John Enniss, 34, was arrested on Mawbanna Road, just south of the Bass Highway on Sunday night following a major police operation. Mr Enniss was wanted by police in relation to a spate of property related crime in the Circular Head area and the theft of firearms from the Black River …

3 years ago

Edith Creek remembers

Honour. Students from Edith Creek Primary School and a small number of school community members joined together for a Remembrance Day service last Wednesday. In preparation for this, all the students worked together to make 100 poppies to once again acknowledge 100 years of Anzac. Principal Erika Lees said making the poppies gave the students …

3 years ago

A dream realised

Education. A regret held for 26 years has pushed Smithton’s Annette House to achieve her dream of finishing high school. The mother-of-four will graduate alongside daughter Sara, 18, next week after spending the past two years as a student at Circular Head Christian School. Completing her Tasmanian Certificate of Education during this time and juggling …

3 years ago
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Momentous mural

Tribute. Circular Head RSL has erected a lasting tribute on the wall adjacent to its building in Smithton, capturing students’ reflections on the conflict of wars. Following last week’s Remembrance Day service at Anzac Park, community members gathered outside the Nelson Street RSL for the official unveiling of a project years in the making. Senior …

3 years ago

Roadworks plus

Budget. Circular Head Council is in the process of rolling out about $645,000 worth of infrastructure works in the local community. Works over the next few months include the streetscape upgrade at Rocklyn Road (budgeted about $300,000), the Mella Road pavement rehabilitation works (about $180,000) and the Trowutta Road pavement rehabilitation works ($167,000). General manager …

3 years ago

End of year awards

Congratulations. The Smithton High Grade 11/12 campus acknowledged achievements, and farewelled grade 12 students last Tuesday. The celebration was held at the Circular Head RSL, with students, staff, special guests and parents having lunch together before the awards presentation. The school has congratulated all students for a fantastic year of learning, and thanked staff for …

3 years ago