Love thy neighbour

Experience. Having been to 32 countries, published 17 books and written 280 publications, Professor Nadira Pardo has a wealth of knowledge to share and life experience. Recently, she shared her experience of living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with Rural Health Tasmania’s CHILL OUT group, also known as Circular Head Information and Lifelong Learning …

1 year ago

CHHA. Fast paced hockey in round 12

On Friday night Tigers and Irishtown met for round 12 of the Circular Head Hockey Association roster. The fast paced Division Two game saw both teams moving the ball around well with Irishtown scoring within the first seven minutes thanks to a corner from Alex Mainwaring. Tigers pushed hard but could not break through the …

1 year ago

Team. Drug action

Form. Drug action team Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay is encouraging north west health and community organisations to apply to form a Local Drug Action Team (LDAT). The program is part of the federal government’s response to the Final Report of the National Ice Taskforce. Earlier this year, Burnie was announced as one of …

1 year ago
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Scallop industry opens up

Industry. Tasmanian seafood producer, the Craig Mostyn Group (CMG) has big plans for its Stanley processing facility as it expands its scallop production program for the 2017 season. The group is looking to train and employ more than 20 splitters as it increases scallop production to meet strong local demand. CMG’s Tasmania Seafood Division head, …

1 year ago

Green and gold for Jack

Jack Colgrave, 17, is making his dream come true by representing Australia in athletics. The former Alcomie local is preparing for the Oceania Athletics Area Championships in Fiji later this month where he will compete in the Under 18 hurdles. He may also be called upon for the 400 metre relay team while he is …

1 year ago

Stanley voted winner

Play. What can 100 Monopoly dollars buy you these days? Stanley is what. Our picturesque seaside village has made it on the Australian Monopoly board, alongside Tasmanian destinations Hobart and Freycinet National Park. The space features a photo of the town taken from a distance, with the iconic Nut as the backdrop. Enticing players of …

1 year ago

Top apprentice host

Awards. Circular Head Motorcycles has been recognised as a service provider that goes above and beyond for its customers and employees. The local business has been named Auto Apprenticeships Host Employer of the Year by the Tasmanian Automobile Chamber of Commerce. Announced at the annual TACC Castrol Motor Industry Awards held on Saturday at the …

1 year ago
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Aboard the Windeward Bound

Adventure. Circular Head Christian School’s Student Executive members embarked on a one day voyage with the Windeward Bound and its crew late last month. Currently circumnavigating Tasmania in a three month voyage, the Windeward Bound docked at Strahan to welcome aboard the local students, introducing them to life on a ship through the Learning the …

1 year ago

Intrepid program

Education. Circular Head Christian School is taking a proactive step in assisting students through the transition from middle school to college. The school has this year introduced the Intrepid Program for year nine students in order to prepare for life outside of school by developing confidence, resilience, independence, responsibility and preparedness through teamwork and problem …

1 year ago

Sam’s super season

Boating. In his third season with Tasmania’s Australian Power Boat Association, Sam Spinks has finished with podium places in his two classes. The 2016-17 TASAPBA season culminated in a club day at Horsehead Creek, Devonport on Saturday followed by the annual dinner. Debuting in the 25 horsepower class this season, Sam also competed in the …

1 year ago