Autumn inspires

Art. The colours and contrasts of the changing seasons has inspired the latest showcase of local work. Displayed at Time Out on Emmett in Smithton, the autumn themed exhibition features pieces from local artists including Geoffrey Stanton, Helen Blair, Lesley Bonnefin, Tim Broom, Frances Joyce, Marion McGlasson, Faye Grey, Kerrie Fraser and Eddie Ireland. To …

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One for the ages

Badminton. With their racquets at the ready, Circular Head Badminton Association is preparing for another season of action. The season is set to begin next Thursday and players are keen to settle into the social environment again. Trevor “Nazza” Kingston, who has been involved in the sport for close to five decades, says badminton is …

2 years ago

Making the big calls

Umpiring. Circular Head Football Umpires Association is gearing up for the upcoming season with their first test this Saturday during the Lightning Premiership. As recruitment steadily rises and with a squad of 20 umpires this year, coach Ian Heald says strengthening numbers is a positive sign for all aspects of the game. Requiring two boundary …

2 years ago
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May is for moving

Health. As the winter months creep up it becomes easier to stay indoors and harder to keep up with exercise routines. The Circular Head Council’s community engagement employees have an idea that might help motivate you this May. Minutes for May is a new community wide initiative that asks locals to clock the amount of …

2 years ago

Battle for Murchison

Forum. Do you have a burning question to pose to your Murchison candidates? Ahead of the Legislative Council Election on Saturday May 6, Smithton Lions Club is presenting a candidates forum to allow community members the opportunity to ask any questions in person. Candidates Ruth Forrest and Daryl Quilliam will each be given five minutes …

2 years ago

A day to reflect and honour

Remembrance. Anzac Day services across Circular Head will be an opportunity to commemorate the anniversary of the initial landing at Gallipoli. Dawn services will be held at Smithton, Stanley and Marrawah from 6am on Tuesday, main services will follow throughout the day. Captain Gregory Laxton, of the Royal Australian Navy, will be a guest speaker …

2 years ago

Radio frequency concern

Emergency. The Western Emergency Management Committee has expressed its concern about interference to radio reception in Circular Head and the potentially disastrous outcomes this could cause during emergency situations. The committee has written to Tasmania Police Commander and chair of the North West Regional Emergency Management Committee Tim Dooley, Minister for Police and Emergency Management …

2 years ago
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KickStart careers

Football. In an impressive tournament performance, Tasmania’s inaugural KickStart team was unlucky not to take premiership glory at the National Diversity Carnival in New South Wales last week. Circular Head Giants Bailey Grey, 15, and Toby Reeve, 15, were a part of the successful team while fellow Giant Lloyd Gallaher, 13, represented the state at the …

2 years ago

Not a good sign

Landscape. New signage placed along the foreshore of Godreys Beach has a Stanley resident asking for an alternative. Patricia Reid says she is not concerned by the ‘No Overnight Camping’ message, rather the signage itself. “Stanley has a unique and natural beauty, world class scenery and the council places eight by 2.2 metre sign posts …

2 years ago

Music makers rejoice

Event. Music lovers are invited to share in a collaborative experience when the Glen Hodges Quintet comes to town. Performing at Stanley Town Hall tomorrow night, the visit forms part of a free composition forum and concert series being held across the north west, allowing locals the opportunity to engage with composers on the music …

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