Winners are grinners

Soccer. There were smiles all round during the term four school soccer Grand Final last week. Held at St Peter Chanel Catholic School every Wednesday, the seven-week competition saw Forest and Edith Creek primary schools, Circular Head Christian School and the host school enter eight teams into the roster. Students in grades three to six …

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Redlegs rejoice

Funding. Redpa Football Club will make use of a Holden Home Ground Advantage grant to purchase new footies next season. The $2000 grant was presented to the club at the Circular Head Show in Stanley on Saturday. There to present the cheque, Rodney Votavota of Holden Motors Burnie said support for clubs at a local …

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Tour de Cure

Donation. It may not be a world renowned cycling event but Tour de Cure is making an impact of its own. The cycling charity visited local schools late last month to educate students on the importance of making healthy lifestyle choices and to raise funds for much needed services. Arriving on the Spirit of Tasmania, …

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Her Excellency visits

Tour. Circular Head welcomed a special visitor in the 28th Governor of Tasmania last week. Her Excellency Professor the Honourable Kate Warner AC along with husband Richard, spent some time touring the region before opening the annual Circular Head Show in Stanley on Saturday. Stopping by Emmerton Park, Smithton High School and Circular Head Christian …

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Sale seals world record

Triumph. Home to Circular Head Kart Club, Briant Park has entered the record books. Over the weekend, Southern Tasmanian Kart Club racer Jake Sale utilised the only track in the state with lights to attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the longest distance driven in 24 hours in a fundraising effort for his …

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Police notice

Law. Tasmania Police will continue its focus on rural roads in the lead up to and over the Christmas holidays. The news follows three separate significant traffic offences detected in Circular Head last Wednesday. A Smithton driver, 27, was caught travelling at 149km/h on Montagu Road in a 100 zone. The penalty is six demerit points, …

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Citizens, event of the year

Awards. Nominations are now open for the local Australia Day Awards, recognising residents who possess true community spirit and events which welcome all. Circular Head Council is calling for nominations from organisations or individuals in three categories: Citizen of the Year, Junior Citizen of the Year, for youth 27 years and younger, and Community Event …

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Tributes for friends

Memory. All through the day not a resident was stirring as they waited to see who would win in the inaugural Light Up the Park competition. A suggestion made by staff member Jane Ollington to lift the spirits of the Emmerton Park family is bringing joy this Christmas. “We’ve had a pretty hard year, we needed …

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Travelling for research

Experience. Six countries, seven weeks and 21 flights later, Matthew Gunningham returns to Circular Head with newfound knowledge and insight into the world of agriculture. The Mawbanna dairy farmer was one of 23 young primary producers and managers across the country to be presented with the Nuffield Scholarship, which sees them undertake research into agriculture …

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Demons duel Acton, Stars suffer

BCL. The Tall Timbers Forest Stanley Demons cinched a victory from Acton during round six of the Burnie Cricket League played in Stanley on Saturday. The home side filled the field in the first innings to bowl their opponents all out for 86 runs from 29.3 overs. Bowling an impressive seven overs, Brandon Tonks claimed …

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