Saints draw in tight Queechy contest

GNL. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints men came from behind to draw with Greater Northern League ladder leaders Queechy Penguins during Saturday’s match in Launceston. Returning from the Australian Hockey Championships, Keegan Popowski and Eddie Popowski proved how dangerous they are in offence, mounting pressure on their opponents while Jason House was instrumental in …

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New pool

Update.The beginning of construction for the new Circular Head Community Wellbeing Centre is imminent, with the project going out to tender this week. Circular Head Council general manager Tony Smart said the council looked forward to receiving applications: “This is a very significant project for the region and I think there will be a lot …

1 year ago

Water use efficiency

Inquiry. The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Agriculture and Water Resources wants to hear submissions from local farmers and other agricultural organisations regarding the committee’s inquiry into water use efficiency in agriculture. Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay, who is the deputy chair of the committee, said the group is investigating the adequacy and …

1 year ago
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Supporting Edith Creek workers

In light of the news that Murray Goulburn Co-Operative will now look to the sale of the Edith Creek plant, Liberal Member for Braddon Joan Rylah has written an open letter to Chronicle readers. As chair of the Circular Head Regional Economic Development Working Group, Mrs Rylah has been involved in the task of distributing …

1 year ago

CROSS COUNTRY

Results from the 2017 Tasmanian Primary All Schools Cross Country Championships held at Symmons Plains on Tuesday June 27, where students aged nine and 10 ran a two kilometre course and students aged 11 and 12 ran three kilometres. There were more than 2300 participants at this year’s annual event. 9 Years Boys 13th Emmett …

1 year ago

School age campaign

Legislation. The campaign against the lowering of the school age has amped up across the state. In Smithton, Giggles Early Learning is flying the ‘Say No’ banner ahead of the Legislative Council’s sitting to determine the outcome. If the act is passed, from 2020 the voluntary starting school age will be lowered by six months, …

1 year ago

Freedom ride to reconciliation

Event. Locals are invited to be part of history in attending the launch of the Reconciliation Council of Tasmania. A free bus will leave Smithton on the morning of the launch to transport community members to the Hobart event. After recognising the First Tasmanians in the Tasmanian Constitution late last year, the state is now …

1 year ago
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Creativity rocks Arty Duck

Fun. A new rockin’ activity has hit Tasmania and locals have been quick to take up the task. Run by Tas Rocks, a community Facebook page, the fun starts with an average rock and ends in a colourful creation. Once the masterpiece is complete the idea is to place it somewhere in the outdoors for …

1 year ago

Taking on new challenges

Tournament. Following a Greater Northern League Division Two debut this season, Smithton Hockey Club players Hugh Dwyer and Kiah House are preparing to represent the state in their field. The duo will join Tasmania’s Under 13 side at the Australian Hockey Championships in Perth, Western Australian from September 28 to October 8. Hugh, 13, will …

1 year ago

Improved visitor experiences

Upgrades. Works at Trowutta Arch and Dip Falls have now been completed providing improved access to these two natural wonders. At Dip Falls, the completion of a new stairway will allow visitors to admire the spectacular view and natural wonder of the falls. The $220,000 upgrade to the stairs follows the installation of a new …

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