History for the future

Vision. A meeting will be held next month to discuss the future of the Circular Head Heritage Centre. The museum in King Street, Smithton was closed indefinitely in May last year due to building hazards which were deemed unsafe for visitors. During this time, the museum’s collection which holds more than 5000 artefacts and 10,000 …

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Striving for his goals

Golf. Jack Lakin is set on taking his game to the highest level through his selection into the Golf Tasmania Home High Performance Squad. The Stanley Golf Club member, and reigning Nut Cup title holder, will join developing players in a number of training sessions and camps throughout the next year as part of the …

1 year ago

Rockstar production

Review. Set in the prehistoric era, a dysfunctional diner is bustling with a cast of quirky characters who throw quips and risky remarks at each other in between rock and roll numbers. Based on a Bawdy Banquet original, Smithton High School’s musical production of The Smith Rock Cafe is an outrageous comedy not at all …

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A merry performance

Review. Voices hushed and a feeling of anticipated excitement spread throughout the audience as the lights went down. Triumphant music begins as the curtains open and the cast spring into character. In a tale of loyalty, bravery and a fight for the poor, Circular Head Christian School students brought the story of Robin Hood to …

1 year ago

Community minded

Youth. A committee campaigning to bring Edmund Rice Camps to Circular Head is organising a trip to the not-for-profit organisation’s next camp. Constable Will Smith knows the effect Edmund Rice Camps has on youth. As a 15-year-old, Constable Smith attended a summer excursion through the organisation and says the experience changed his perspective on many …

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Spotlight on dementia support

Talk. Sally Cockburn, general practitioner and health communicator, will be in Smithton next week to speak to locals on the topic of dementia. Emmerton Park, with sponsorship from Circular Head Council, has welcomed the opportunity to invite Dr Cockburn to speak, noting nearly 8000 people in Tasmania currently have a dementia diagnosis. Dr Cockburn has …

1 year ago

Pop-up playground

New. Children in Circular Head now have better access to early childhood education and play activities through an initiative by aid and development agency Save the Children. Through funding support from the Tasmanian Community Fund, a mobile play van is now driving the roads of Circular Head packed with fun and engaging activities for children …

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Saturdays well spent

Recognition. For more than six decades, Irishtown Football Club stalwart Tom O’Halloran has spent his Saturdays on the sidelines barracking for the Canaries. O’Halloran, a legend of the club, will receive an AFL Tasmania Merit Award next month recognising his service of more than 65 years. In a playing career that spanned more than 300 …

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