Smithton claims points in difficult game

GNL. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints men survived Launceston City in a frustrating Greater Northern League affair on Saturday. In the previous game, the Saints women were defeated however the men rallied to turn the tables. Entering the round with an undermanned side yet again, Smithton took control of the game quickly as it …

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Two rounds remain

NWJFL. With two rounds of the North West Junior Football League remaining, the Circular Head Giants Under 14s will next meet with fourth placed Burnie before second placed Devonport. Following a bye in round seven, Circular Head hosted Burnie on Sunday June 18 for a round eight clash. As the opposition booted 17.7.109, Alwyn Russell, …

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Tigers roar, Demons demolish

CHFA. Scotchtown matched the pace and intensity of Forest Stanley for full four quarters during Saturday’s Circular Head Football Association proceedings. Held at Stanley, both sides put on a performance for the round 10 affair. The visitors trailed by eight points at the first break as the home side booted three majors, led by Cody …

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Decades of victory

Anniversary. Scotchtown Football Club will commemorate two memorable milestones next week. The club will celebrate the anniversaries of the 1977 and 1987 Grand Finals which mark the first flag won by the Seniors then one decade on when all three sides recorded premiership victories. Forming in 1950, the club’s first Grand Final victory was secured …

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Friday Frenzy fanatics

Sale. Frenzied shoppers will hit the streets for a day of crazy sales next week. An initiative of the Circular Head Business Group, this Friday Frenzy will be held on July 28 when participating businesses will slash prices and offer deals too good to miss. The extravaganza will culminate in the Winter Draw with $1000 …

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Wyndarra wants you

Opportunity. Wyndarra Centre will host a volunteer induction program in the coming weeks, and is encouraging community members to give it a go. The seven week fully accredited program will commence on August 1 and run from 10am to 12.30pm every Tuesday. Volunteer coordinator Libby Billett says the course will equip community members with the …

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Shed space for men

Social. In many Australian backyards sits a shed, a place where knowledge has been passed from father to son and where hours are spent tinkering away at projects. Mates have stood shoulder to shoulder while fine-tuning the family sedan and shared worries and woes. It is with this in mind that the Australian Men’s Shed …

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Bridge to unity

Creative. A local lad’s Lego London Bridge is the best in the north west. The creation, in the spirit of Brixhibition, received overall first place in the Schools Lego Challenge, in which 25 schools from the north west and west coast competed. Zac Spinks, 10, says he was motivated to build the notable bridge following …

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Happy as clams

Industry. The Bass Strait Central Zone Scallop Fishery season has begun and it is claimed to potentially be the best season in more than 15 years. After an excellent season in 2016, this one is set to be another pearler with an initial total catch limit set at 3000 tonnes for the second consecutive season. For more …

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Dangerous driving

Draft. The state government is taking action to ensure the scourge of dangerous driving will not be tolerated on Tasmanian roads. Draft legislation has been released that will see the offence of dangerous driving moved from the Traffic Act 1925 to the Criminal Code Act 1924 – effectively resulting in a tenfold increase to the maximum penalty …

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