Centre spruce up

Pledge. The Circular Head Community and Recreation Centre will receive $10,000 to upgrade facilities if Labor wins a majority government at next month’s state election. Built in 2004, the facility is home to six sporting clubs and used by community groups and individuals for all occasions year-round. The promised election funding will go towards refurbishing …

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Bellinger bowling on a roll

CHCA. Respective ladder leaders Irishtown and Forest Stanley claimed victories over Trowutta Combine and Marrawah during Circular Head Cricket Association proceedings on Saturday. The Irishtown match saw the visiting side win the toss to bat first and post 156 runs from 39 overs as home side bowler Johnny Swan claimed four wickets and conceded 10 …

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Rally racing hits town

Motorsport. Circular Head will host the opening round of the highly anticipated Australian Targa Championship this weekend, with the two day Targa North West event. In previous years Targa North West was held over one day, but this year has been doubled in length, ensuring it will be not only a worthy championship round but …

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Rural placement rotation

Studies. Four motivated individuals are set to immerse themselves in the rural culture of Circular Head as they undergo their university placements. The final year medical students from University of Tasmania’s Rural Clinical School will each spend five weeks in Smithton over the course of the year. The first to do so is Abbey Godden, …

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Celebration of education

Congratulations. Bzuayehu Heres and Jessica Harrisson were both awarded scholarships to assist them in further study at the first Circular Head Celebration of Education event last Friday. Bzuayehu was the recipient of the Mayor’s Education Fund Bursary, while Jessica was awarded the Soroptimist International of Circular Head Scholarship. Bzuayehu completed his schooling at the Circular …

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Demons dominate Stars

BCL. Representing the region in the Burnie Cricket League, local rivals Forest Stanley and Smithton met in Stanley on Saturday. The Perry’s Quality Meats Smithton Stars stepped up to the crease in the first innings, as the Tall Timbers Forest Stanley Demons dominated in the field. Stars Sean Ryan (20) and Kalien Oates (16) top …

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The young and the experienced

Over 50. The much anticipated turf wicket cricket game between the Marrawah 50 and Over Cricket Club and Georgetown was cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances.  A quick call to the Marrawah side based in the Circular Head Cricket Association for a casual game was answered with a positive yes, and it was game on between the young guns and the …

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Free service

WHS. A free service is available to local workplaces looking to brush up on their work health and safety (WHS). Tasmanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry has WHS specialists located to service businesses statewide. TCCI offers a range of services to educate and support businesses to comply with WHS requirements and improve practices, including providing: • Briefing …

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Awareness for mental health

Event. A forum for mental health is being held in Smithton next week. Sponsored by the state government and hosted by Australian Rotary Health, the event will see local and statewide mental health issues discussed. Rotary Club of Smithton member Gerard Blizzard said the evening will allow community members to gain insight. “The focus of …

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New bus, turf, track

Promise. Members of the Liberal Party were in Circular Head on Friday to make several funding announcements ahead of the March 3 state election. First off the bat was $150,000 towards the Smithton Bowls Club, then $100,000 for Wyndarra Centre, and lastly $100,000 to extend the walking and cycling track near Tatlows Beach, Stanley. Synthetic …

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