Smithton strives for victory

Bowls. As the Bowls North West season continues into a new year, Smithton Bowls Club sides are making an impact in the competition. Earlier this month, the Division One ladies team defeated Port Sorell in an away match in what was a great effort by all. Meanwhile, the undermanned Division Three side fought gallantly against …

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Tourism pinned on the map

Promise. A majority Liberal government has promised to take tourism to the next level, if re-elected at the next state election. The Tasmanian Journeys initiative will include funding for the north west to build on its Cradle to Coast Tasting Trail, where travellers explore local produce along with iconic tourism experiences. To encourage visitation by …

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Keep animals secured

Fireworks. Animal owners are reminded to keep their pets and livestock secured during the fireworks at West Esplanade, Smithton tomorrow evening (Friday January 26). Circular Head Council’s annual Twilight on the Duck event will begin at 4pm, culminating in the fireworks display around 9.30pm.

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Odd jobs for adventure

Sailing. Preparing to set sail for a southern exploration, Fletcher Nicholls and Jordan Ainslie must first navigate the tasks that lie ahead. The Smithton High School students will sail aboard the Windeward Bound in a nine-day adventure in May however before embarking on this voyage, the pair will work to raise funds and cover costs. …

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Demons climb atop ladder

BCL. The Tall Timbers Forest Stanley Demons have earned the position of Burnie Cricket League ladder leaders following a victory on home turf over second placed Natone on Saturday. Winning the toss, the home side took the bat for the first innings to be met by fierce opponents who bowled opening batsman Jimmy Martin without …

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National treasure to visit

Ambassador. Circular Head will welcome Olympian Shane Gould to its Australia Day celebrations this week. The 1972 Munich Olympic Games medalist will join community members in recognising the 2018 Australia Day Award recipients at Tall Timbers this evening before attending the Twilight on the Duck festivities tomorrow. The national swimming champion will share her personal …

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Twenty20 champions

CNW. The Circular Head Cowbiz Colts triumphed over the Devonport Orions to claim the Cricket North West Under 17 Twenty20 title in Devonport last Thursday. The home side won the toss to send the visitors in to bat and, following four overs, Circular Head had lost two batsmen for just 11 runs. Kaleb O’Halloran (15) …

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Mind the devils

Caution. Slow down – devils on the move. This is the motto motorists are urged to remember as they travel. Motorists are reminded to be aware of dispersing juvenile Tasmanian devils as they roam the landscape, including roads, in search of a home range of their own. Young devils are on the move between late …

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Ladder leaders stable

CHCA. Irishtown remain steady as the Circular Head Cricket Association ladder leaders following a victory over Forest Stanley in round eight on Saturday. The top of the table team, and home side, won the toss to bat the first innings and reach 179 runs from 37.3 overs. Opposing bowlers Adam Milner (4/25), Kade Hardy (3/28) …

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Career in the force

Experience. Life has changed dramatically for Private Sidney Stokes since joining the Australian Defence Force. Enlisting in the Australian Army last year, she has pushed her limits, experienced unexpected things and reached incredible feats. After spending time at the Australian Defence Force Academy in Canberra for work experience, the idea sparked and continued to ignite. …

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