Spirit runs high

Over 50. Another season is underway for the Marrawah 50 and Over Cricket Club. Established in 1974 the club remains a stalwart of Circular Head and Tasmanian cricket with strong membership, loads of enthusiasm and a keen competitive and social spirit. There are currently well over 20 registered players, most of whom have had some …

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Nurses, midwives

Awards. The search is on for Australia’s most outstanding nurses and midwives. The HESTA Australian Nursing and Midwifery Awards recognise nurses, midwives, nurse educators and researchers as well as personal care workers for their outstanding performance and achievements in providing exceptional care and leading the way for improvements across a range of health settings. The $30,000 …

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Seven Up support

Funding. The much loved youth centre at Nelson Street, 7UP, is seeking local support to continue its offerings. Organisers of the after school space will kickstart a campaign calling on local employers to help expand the programs and opening hours this year and on into the future. CHAC youth worker and 7UP subcommittee member Anna …

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Rivers funding welcome

Catchments. The state government is providing $350,000 to local landowners for practical management of the Welcome and Montagu rivers. Following consultation with the community, including representatives from the Welcome River Riverworks District and the Montagu Catchment River Improvement District, the funding will provide for environmental studies and for cost sharing with landowners on practical on-ground …

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Trouble reaching targets

CHCA. During round nine of the Circular Head Cricket Association season, Forest Stanley posted a far-reaching target for opponents Trowutta Combine to aim for. Played in Smithton, the visiting side opened the first innings with the bat as Neville Bellinger (59) and Shane Dennison (37) partnered for a strong start. Bowled by Anthony Taylor, Dennison …

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Statewide success

Golf. Smithton Ladies Golf Club has been well represented in tournaments across the state recently. Members Judy Bramich and Wendy Beattie competed in the Drummond Golf Masters competition in Hobart while Jackie Poke represented the region at the North West 36 Hole Stroke held in Devonport earlier this month. Played at the Royal Hobart and …

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Highway pledge

Commitment. A majority state Labor government will invest $6 million into highway infrastructure within Circular Head. The commitment is part of a larger $60 million statewide scheme. The Bass Highway, both east and west of Smithton, is earmarked to receive redevelopment upgrades following the announcement from Shadow Minister for Infrastructure Shane Broad at Wells Waggons …

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Rural scholarships

Study. Students looking to embark on study are invited to apply for the following scholarships. Rural Bank welcomes applications for its national scholarship program offering 15 tertiary scholarships to first-time undergraduate students eager to begin their careers in the agriculture sector. Scholarship recipients will receive financial support to the value of $5,000 for the first …

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Season of success

Racing. Circular Head Kart Club members Logan Dixon and Tim Hinds were recently recognised among the best racers in the state. Following a successful season, Hinds earned overall first in the Driver of the Year (Over 40) competition from points accumulated over eight race meetings as well as overall second in the Statewide Series (Over …

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Stanley’s new exhibition hall

Funding. Circular Head Council has received funding approval from the Tasmanian Community Fund to go towards the demolition and replacement of the current Exhibition Hall at Stanley Recreation Ground. At the first general meeting of the council for the year, councillors voted unanimously to amend the 2017-18 Annual Plan and Budget Estimates to include $110,000 …

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