Keep bins clean, no soft plastics

Recycling. With almost a third of kerbside recycling bins containing some form of non-recyclable waste product, the Cradle Coast Waste Management Group is encouraging residents to test their knowledge and brush up on the three Rs: reducing, reusing and recycling. Since kerbside recycling bin assessments began in the north west in 2014, there has been …

2 years ago

Demolition decided for pool

Update. Circular Head Council is a step closer to rehabilitating the site of the Circular Head War Memorial Swimming Pool. At Thursday’s monthly meeting, councillors voted unanimously to amend the 2016-17 Annual Plan and Budget Estimates to accommodate for the demolition of the condemned infrastructure, as well as rehabilitation of the Anzac Park site. Through …

2 years ago

Words of wisdom

Creativity. An assortment of clever and compelling literature by local writers is sure to be a coffee table favourite. Published by the Circular Head Writers’ Group, Say it with Words is a collection of short stories and poems penned by the local literature enthusiasts. The group, including Lesley Black, Dorothy Popiel, Pauline Cunningham, Vida Smedley, …

2 years ago
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Legislative Council Elections

Votes. The Tasmanian Electoral Commission (TEC) has announced the date for the 2017 Legislative Council Elections to be held in the divisions of Murchison, Launceston and Rumney. The Legislative Council is the upper house of our state parliament. The division of Murchison takes in the municipal areas of Circular Head, King Island, Waratah-Wynyard and West Coast. It …

2 years ago

Harvesting opportunities

Legacy. A quarter of a century has passed since Forest Primary School’s pine plantation was planted and many can remember the day like it was yesterday. Principal at the time, Kim Bennett is one of those people. It was in 1992, his last year as principal, that the trees were planted. “We were really pleased …

2 years ago

All set for expansion

Infrastructure. Expansions to St Peter Chanel Catholic School will see the development of a first class learning environment, according to principal Gregg Sharman. A complete refurbishment of all existing classrooms and expansion of the school is set to commence in the coming weeks. Funded by Catholic Education Tasmania and federal and state capital grant funding, …

2 years ago
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I Am Project 

Acceptance. The local I Am Project has been successful in sending an inspiring message of empowerment and positive self-esteem through photographs and true words, say organisers Leanne Everett and Abbie Poke. The pair invited local models to collaborate in the project and pose with a positive message. Their intent is to show others of all …

2 years ago

Recollections in Morse

Autobiography. A farmer, postman, tyre fitter, pilot, radio broadcaster, retailer, church pastor and now retiree, Rodney Morse – originally from Preolenna but with strong Circular Head connections – has squeezed a lot into the past 68 years. But much of his accomplishments have come at a cost, primarily to his health, as the humble Somerset …

2 years ago

Irishtown victorious 

CHCA. Circular Head Cricket Association’s final rostered round of the 2016-17 season culminated in a showdown between ladder leaders Irishtown and TC Blues One on Saturday. Sent to bat the first innings, Irishtown was immediately placed under pressure by TC Blues bowlers Cameron Revell (2/27) and Nick Littlejohn (1/15). Struggling at 3/25, Irishtown’s only relief …

2 years ago