Club in her heart

Passionate. As the Circular Head Giants ambassador, Bec Medwin’s connection to the club runs deep. Stepping onto the scene five years ago, the 23-year-old has been an active and passionate supporter of the club alongside husband and senior player Damien. Now, watching sons Hudson, 3, and almost two-year-old Jordy following in their father’s footsteps, Bec …

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Giant strides

Prepared. Following the inaugural season of the Tasmanian Women’s League North West competition and a North West Football League finals appearance, Smithton Football Club remain competitive.  Under the leadership of Matt Elliott and Tim Grey, the Circular Head Giants senior men and women look to take the game to the next level this season.  After …

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Rural roads

Debate. Circular Head Council will develop a policy position on its takeover of private roads following a request from a group of Smithton residents. Lane Park is a gravel driveway under private ownership which leads to a subdivision off Montagu Road, home to six properties. The driveway crosses a series of right-of-way intersections forming a …

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Sights set on experience

Education. A scholarship will take Stephanie Cowley, of South Forest, deeper into her research of technology in agriculture. As the recipient of the 2018 Greenham Agritas Scholarship, Stephanie says she hopes to develop her knowledge during an exchange experience this year before returning home to implement her learning. The 20-year-old was awarded the $12,000 scholarship …

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Animal welfare discussion

Agriculture. Greenham Tasmania held its annual producer day at Agritas Trade College on Monday. At the meeting, managing director Peter Greenham introduced company changes to its Never Ever program. “At the moment there is no requirement to use pain relief on castration or dehorning,” he said of the local program. After completing the initial auditing …

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Careers on the coast

Opportunity. Conversations surrounding the culture of success and professional development resonated throughout the Building Careers in Circular Head event last week. Held at Agritas Trade College on Friday, the event was presented by The Coasters and a panel of local guest speakers. The Coasters, founded by Margot Kelly, Claire Smith, Alexander McKenzie and Jacqueline de …

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Cost debate

Debate. Circular Head Council reluctantly adopted the Open Space Sport and Recreation Plan at its recent monthly meeting. Hesitant to move the motion due to lack of outlined costings, councillors discussed the plan and noted its associated documents including the Smithton Recreation Ground Master Plan and Stanley Recreation Ground Master Plan. A draft of the plan …

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Street, court concerns

Petition. Circular Head Council has received a petition requesting a footpath to be installed from John Street to at least Carnac Court, Smithton. The petition, lodged by Peter Smith, was received by general manager Scott Riley and noted at the March council meeting. Containing 74 signatures, the petition cites safety concerns for residents and pedestrians …

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In search of a leader

Opportunity. In days filled with intrigue and adventure, the Smithton Scouts are now on the hunt for a new Joey leader. The local Scouts branch caters for all ages from Joey, Cub, Scout, Venturer and Rover and currently has more than 60 members within its ranks. The youngest of the bunch, the Joeys are in …

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Flinders Island fumbles

O/50. The Marrawah 50 and Over Cricket Club headed to Flinders Island last Thursday for the first time in more than three decades. In the final match of the season, the side combined cricket with tourism throughout the three day visit. In 1984, a time when cricket was quite buoyant on the island, Marrawah visited …

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