Designed with love

Creativity. Eleven-year-old Paris Gregory’s artwork has been handpicked by the Tasmanian Premier to be delivered to hundreds of mailboxes this Christmas. Entering Premier Will Hodgman’s Christmas card design competition, Paris was successful in becoming one of three winners for her original drawing. The Stanley Primary School student heard of the competition from a teacher and …

3 years ago

Christmas with the Chronicle

The crew behind your weekly community newspaper, the Circular Head Chronicle, thank their loyal readers this Christmas and share what the holiday season means to them. For me Christmas is all about my family, especially the kids. I have great memories of spending Christmas Day at my Nan and Pop’s house with all my cousins, …

3 years ago

Capturing Santa Claus 

Photography. Now that you’ve had a chance to appreciate the front page artistry, the Chronicle chats to the man behind the camera. A chance meeting at Lake Mikany led to local photographer Zach Tuxworth capturing this year’s Christmas edition front page. “I know Santa loves his fishing and when he makes it to Australia he …

3 years ago
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Holiday fun

PWS. The Parks and Wildlife Service’s Discovery Ranger Program is raring to go with another summer of free activities and lots of fun based at the Arthur River and including the north-west coast. The program starts on Boxing Day and runs until January 25. Ranger Fiona Hume, who is looking forward to her fifth summer …

3 years ago

2015 school awards

CIRCULAR HEAD CHRISTIAN SCHOOL Senior School Ruth Gray Award for the Outstanding Senior Student in Christian Education: Sarah Fisher CHCS Board of Management Award for Academic Excellence: Year 12 Georgina McLaren; Year 11 Mikaylah Tuxworth CHCS Board of Management Award for Excellence in Studies (VET): Jesse Popowski ADF Long Tan Leadership and Teamwork Award: Year …

3 years ago

Hall brings laughter and joy 

Spirit. In the heart of Mawbanna is a small community hall, and if you visit this hall you will likely find children and families having a merry time. The Mawbanna Community Hall often welcomes its small community and those from the wider area to monthly gatherings, usually a themed event or movie night. Committee secretary/treasurer Liz …

3 years ago

Cyclist signs

New. Circular Head Council’s Works Plus team is in the process of installing new cyclist warning signs in the local area. The signs are part of a statewide initiative from the Department of State Growth to help increase driver awareness of the safe distances to overtake cyclists. Circular Head Council general manager Tony Smart said …

3 years ago
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CRSP Christmas wish list

A Christmas wish list from the Circular Head Community Road Safety Partnership. Over the Christmas and summer holiday period we want everyone driving on our roads to get home safely, so please: ✓ Drive to the conditions at all times ✓ Slow down and be patient ✓ Remember alcohol and/or drugs and driving don’t mix …

3 years ago

Bus to beach

Free. Circular Head Council will be running a free bus from Smithton to Stanley for youth aged 12 plus on each Thursday during January. The bus will stop at either Godfreys or Tatlows beach, depending on the wind, where a lifesaver will overlook swimmers on the day. The bus will leave from outside the council …

3 years ago

Christmas lights delight

Tradition. When you take the family Christmas lights looking this year, make sure to put 16 Williams Street, Smithton on your map. Barb and Chris “Bomber” Wells have lived in their Smithton home for 36 years, lovingly decorating the house at Christmas time for the majority of those years. “There were only three sets of …

3 years ago