Child seat checks

Free. RACT will be conducting free child restraint checks in Smithton next week to ensure children are safe in vehicles. The RACT Mobile Service Centre will be parked at Woolworths on Nelson Street, on Tuesday October 4, from 10am to 2pm. The service will also provide general advice on insurance and roadside matters. For more …

2 years ago

Sticking up for Stanley

In reply to ‘Name withheld, Stanley’ (Chronicle, September 15). Firstly, I don’t condone backhanded swipes of our picturesque and quaint fishing village of Stanley. Secondly, have you earned the right to express your unfounded concern, unless you are willing to put your name to any correspondence. The ‘building craze’ in Stanley as referred to, Stanley is entitled …

2 years ago

Community Bank public meeting

Update. The steering committee of Circular Head’s Community Bank is working towards an opening date of July 1. The community project has received an overwhelming amount of support gaining more than 250 pledges and $654,000 in capital to date. Following the establishment of a Bendigo Bank branch in Smith Street, Smithton in November last year, …

2 years ago
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Serving up summer

Tennis. What better way to spend a summer’s day than with a leisurely game at the Smithton Tennis Club. With daylight savings fast approaching and the warmer weather teasing Circular Head residents, the local sporting club is gearing up for a fresh season. Two nine-week rosters will commence shortly, with the pre-Christmas roster to be …

2 years ago

Most outta life

Health. Smithton District Hospital is offering locals the opportunity to enrol in the free Get the Most Out of Life (GTMOOL) program. GTMOOL is a six-week program that provides participants with practical and fun ways to learn to manage their health issues with the aim of maintaining an active and fulfilling lifestyle. It is open …

2 years ago

Zoe’s got talent

Gymnastics. Local gymnast Zoe Lakin is advancing in leaps and bounds as she earns her first state title. The 12-year-old became Tasmania’s State Gymnastics Champion in the ‘Eleven Years and Over’ category at the Junior State Titles on Sunday September 11. Competing at the Kingborough Sports Centre, Zoe said she felt confident entering the championship …

2 years ago

New beginnings

Community. The family who lost their home in a fire at Mengha last Friday are in good spirits. The Kositsins’ world was rocked when disaster struck early on Friday morning. Emergency crews including brigades from Forest, Smithton and Stanley, and Smithton Police were called to the home at 7:35am. On arrival, the family home, attached …

2 years ago
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Open for leisure

Launch. With freshly manicured green, Smithton Bowls Club is rolling into a new season this Sunday (September 25) and welcomes beginners and experienced bowlers to join in the fun. The season launch will be held at the Smithton Country Club on Mella Road from 11am to 2pm and will incorporate ‘Come and Try’ and ‘Patrons …

2 years ago

One nutty event

Race. Hundreds of elite athletes and adventure seekers will attempt to leg it between Tasmania’s ‘two nuts’ next February, in the inaugural running of the Tasmania’s Gone Nuts 101 Adventure Run. The 101-kilometre race will start on top of the iconic Stanley Nut and finish at the Nut’s geological cousin, Table Cape, in Wynyard. Race …

2 years ago

Giants strive for excellence 

Recognition. Smithton Football Club’s inaugural season as the Circular Head Giants has been lauded successful with players recognised for their contributions throughout the season at the club’s annual dinner and trophy presentation on Friday. The recipient of the 2016 Baldock Medal, Matt Elliott received the Giants’ Best and Fairest honour and was closely followed by …

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