Wharf closure

Notice. The two-pronged end section of the Breakwater Wharf at the Port of Stanley has been permanently closed to the public. The closure came into effect on Tuesday. The decision to close this section of the wharf follows a safety risk assessment conducted by TasPorts which highlighted a number of unacceptable risks including a two metre …

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Farmer day in Smithton

Event. Local meat processor Greenham Tasmania is hosting a free producers’ day next week. The event is part of a series of information days presented by Greenham during the month of March. Areas for discussion will include animal welfare, natural beef programs, Meat Standards Australia (MSA) feedback for farmers, pasture management and more. The $12,000 …

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Headstone restoration

Project. A local descendant is seeking to restore the headstone of Ann (formerly Poke) and William Lucas. Allison Smith has started a fundraising campaign to reinstate the headstone, currently broken into at least four pieces and laying on the ground at the old Fords Road Cemetery at Forest. Approaching Dunn Stone Industries in Launceston, Allison …

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Smith family connection

History. A Letter to the Editor sent all the way from Dartmouth in the United Kingdom has ended in a family reunion and a family tree dating back eight generations. The writer, Cathy Bell, has written a second letter below. Little did I realise when I wrote a letter to the Circular Head Chronicle just …

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Our Braddon representatives

Politics. We meet the House of Assembly members representing Circular Head for the next four years as determined at the recent election. Returning to their seats in Braddon are the Liberal Party’s Jeremy Rockliff, Adam Brooks and Roger Jaensch, and Shane Broad of the Australian Labor Party. Labor’s Anita Dow, who was Burnie Mayor for …

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Enjoying every step

Life. Grounded and grateful for his roots, Nathaniel Arnold is now starting the next chapter of his life with a scholarship to attend university. A Circular Head Christian School graduate of 2011, Nathaniel leapt at the opportunity to jump into a truck and his father Andrew’s fuel tanker business, Arnolds. He spent time behind the …

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League champions

BCL. Following their inaugural season in the Burnie Cricket League last year, the Tall Timbers Forest Stanley Demons have claimed the premiership title. The local side finished the 2017-18 A Grade season at the top of the ladder before sealing a Semi Final victory over Natone to secure the Grand Final home game. Vying for …

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Juniors on show

CHFA. The inaugural Circular Head Football Association Gala Day will kick off the season this weekend. In a showcase of junior talent, the gala will replace the Lightning Premiership, the senior season starter of past years. Following a shift in the structure of the junior competition in recent years, the association will revert back to …

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State champions

Athletics. Circular Head Little Athletics competed in podium placing performances and secured a state record at the recent state championships. Competing at the Northern Athletics Centre across the long weekend, Ashlynn Moles, Jakhan Wells, Jacob Furphy, Charli Kay, Sophie Furphy and Bradley Ward earned 10 medals between them. Competing in the Under 14 girls division, …

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Purple Day

Awareness. In support of the Epilepsy Foundation, Monday March 26 is Purple Day. A condition of the brain, epilepsy is characterised by the tendency to suffer recurring seizures. Seizures can vary in severity and regularity, and occur when nerve cell patterns in the brain are disrupted generating electrical impulses. Smithton resident Pauline Cunningham says she manages …

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