Teachers’ aid

Precaution. Five potentially life saving devices have been donated to schools throughout the region by local opportunity store Treasure Chest. Smithton High School, St Peter Chanel Catholic School and Smithton, Forest and Edith Creek primary schools each received a ZOLL AED Plus defibrillator last week valued at $2500 each. On behalf of Treasure Chest Keith …

2 years ago

Cambodia calling

Column. Jamie and Deb Quilliam left Circular Head in May to embark on a year-long volunteering journey through Cambodia. The couple writes to the Chronicle from the Southeast Asian country, sharing their travels so far, most recently from Siem Reap where they were involved in a poverty alleviation program. Siem Reap is a city with …

2 years ago

Bringing the past home 

History. Smithton High School students involved in ‘The Tunnerminnerwait project: Bringing his story home’ last week travelled to the place where the Indigenous freedom fighter’s story came to a close. The History and English Extension and Visual Arts classes visited historically relevant sites in Melbourne from Wednesday October 19 to Friday October 21 as part …

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North west champs

Basketball. St Peter Chanel Catholic School’s grade 3/4 girls were victorious at the ‘North West Primary School Regional Tournament’ at the weekend. The young basketballers claimed the Division Two title following four undefeated performances throughout the tournament. Meeting with their Stella Maris Catholic Primary School peers in Somerset on Saturday, the local squad won the …

2 years ago

Honess-tly Kelly!

Determined. Some may say she’s mad, but Kelly Honess will go to great lengths to see Circular Head receive a new swimming pool. The local athlete will swim from Stanley to Smithton early next year in a fundraising effort for the Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre. With a target of $10,000 in mind, Honess says …

2 years ago

Local cricket launch

CHCA. The ‘Tall Timbers One Day Cup’ will launch the 2016/17 Circular Head Cricket Association season this weekend. Following a revised structure to the competition, six sides will enter the association’s senior roster after the suspension of the Under 16s and A and B Grade competitions. Forest Stanley and Irishtown will enter one side each …

2 years ago

Demons succumb

BCL. West Ridgley claimed a win over the Tall Timbers Forest Stanley Demons during round two of the Burnie Cricket League on Saturday. Hosting their opponents in Stanley, the Demons bowled first to see West Ridgley 9/185. West Ridgley’s opening partnership of 74 runs between Adrian King and Thomas Duff put the pressure on the …

2 years ago
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Women execute first win

NWBU. The Tall Timbers Smithton Saints women secured their first victory of the North West Basketball Union’s Under 22 season on Friday. The round 12 clash with the Latrobe Demons was held in Smithton where the Saints clinched the 56-41 win. Coach Steve Poulter was ecstatic by the game’s result after a 50-point loss in …

2 years ago

Briant Park racing spectacular 

Karts. Tasmania will host the 16th biennial ‘Australian Masters Games’ this time next year, with karting events to be held in Circular Head. A variety of sporting events will be held on the north-west coast with more than 6000 athletes expected to attend. Circular Head will host the karting events at Briant Park for the …

2 years ago

Development squad 

Hockey. Smithton Hockey Club has established a junior development program to foster the talent of the region’s young players. The development series welcomed more than 30 players to the first training of the ‘Smithton Hockey Development Squad’ last Thursday (October 20). Led by Smithton Hockey Club stalwarts, the squad is open to players aged between …

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