Kites high for Relay

Event. Symbolic of freedom, young and old are often drawn to the way kites dance in the wind. Community members of all ages are invited to join this Sunday afternoon in supporting the Relay for Life launch event in Smithton through a magnificent display of kites decorating the sky. Whether you dig through the garage …

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Field day at Fields’

Farming. Montagu farmers Dave and Jane Field have hosted their first field day as part of the Focus Farm project. The DairyTas initiative will see the farm followed over the next two years with a strong focus on business performance and the bottom line. Farmers from the district were invited to an open day earlier …

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Hammond bats century

CHCA. Irishtown batsman Shaun Hammond topped scoring during round two of the Circular Head Cricket Association on Saturday with a stellar century performance. Meeting with Forest Stanley at Forest Primary School, Irishtown won the toss and proceeded to bat the first innings. A duck from opening batsman Zaryn Monson clouded Irishtown before Brendon Weeks (67) strengthened …

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Inland fishery plan

Draft. Locals are invited to comment on the Draft Tasmanian Inland Recreational Fishery Management Plan 2018-28. Once finalised, the plan will be a guiding document for the Inland Fisheries Service to manage a sustainable, vibrant and healthy recreational trout fishery. To comment by Monday December 18, visit www.ifs.tas.gov.au, email infish@ifs.tas.gov.au or post to PO Box …

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Obstacle with a twist

Challenge. Think you have what it takes to pass a reverse obstacle course? Then put your skills to the test. The Circular Head Agricultural Society is introducing a new attraction to the upcoming Circular Head Show. An obstacle course will await those game enough to attempt, where competitors must manoeuvre a Honda Pioneer Side by …

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Demons delight, Stars left without light

BCL. During round three of the Burnie Cricket League, Forest Stanley registered a victory while the Smithton Stars announced defeat. The Tall Timbers Forest Stanley Demons hosted Stowport in Stanley on Saturday where, after winning the toss, the home side took advantage of the first innings. Demons Lachlan Bissett (41) and Tyler Kadow (30) put …

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CEO appointed

EP. Emmerton Park has announced that it has appointed Ian Adams as its chief executive officer, following the sudden passing of Robert Barden in September. Mr Adams is the executive manager of business services at Huon Regional Care, having formerly been a chief operating officer and deputy CEO at Southern Cross Care in Hobart. Prior to …

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Championship contention

Karts. Circular Head Kart Club is preparing to host the 2017 Tall Timbers State Championships this weekend. The local club is expecting up to 100 racers from across the state and mainland to take part in the annual event. Drawing participants aged between seven and 60 years old, eight classes, including three junior and five …

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Smart farms

Grants. Farmers, fishers and community and industry groups are encouraged to apply for new grants to assist in protecting and improving production conditions. Grants of between $5000 and $100,000 are available under the Smart Farms Small Grants initiative through the National Landcare Program. The grants are designed to assist farmers improve and maintain the condition …

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Eye on the prize

Win. I spy with my little eye: a Christmas giveaway! Winning is easy in the Chronicle’s Eye Spy competition for youngsters aged 17 and under, all you have to do is find the hidden treasure in each week’s newspaper in the lead up to December 25. The hidden treasure will change each week, so be …

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