Final quarter pain 

NWFL. The Greenham Tasmania Circular Head Giants fell away to be defeated in round two of the North West Football League on Saturday. In the first home game of the season, Circular Head met with former Tasmanian State League club Burnie Dockers. In the Seniors, the Giants hit the scoreboard first to notch three majors …

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New GM direction

CHAC. Providing community support has always been a priority for Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation’s new general manager, Tony Smart. Following four decades in local government including the past four years as general manager of Circular Head Council, Mr Smart says the transition to community services has further instilled this passion. “My focus is the same: working …

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Letters from the front

Memory. Alexander McRae wrote home at every chance he had throughout the First World War before he was killed in action on April 23, 1918 in France.  His threadbare letters and century old souvenirs remain in a sturdy wooden box, passed through the generations to his namesake and great-grand-nephew Alex McRae Hammond, son of Montagu …

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Tarkine art

Campaign. The annual environmental arts project Tarkine in Motion was held over the Easter weekend with 200 artists and volunteers participating. Artists were based in eight base camps from the coast to the rainforests, from Arthur River to Corinna and the remote stretches between. The event is run by Bob Brown Foundation which is campaigning …

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First round clashes

CHFA. The Under 14 competition kicked off round one of the Circular Head Football Association season on Saturday. Scotchtown hosted Irishtown in Smithton where the home side held their opponents scoreless in the first quarter to notch one goal and six points themselves in the junior competition. The Canaries hit out in the second quarter …

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Cats in control

NWFL. The Greenham Tasmania Circular Head Giants stepped into the North West Football League on Saturday meeting with the Wynyard Cats with disappointing results. The women began the afternoon’s proceedings, trailing by just one goal at the first break before this leapt out to three goals at half time. Following the main break, Circular Head …

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City limits

GNL. The Tall Timbers Smithton Saints entered the Greater Northern League season on Saturday with a match against Launceston City. The club travelled the length of the coast to meet with the home side at the Northern Hockey Centre, where the women began proceedings. Launceston notched one goal in the first half as the Saints fought …

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Cafe chats

Carers. Cafe Chats for Carers provides an opportunity for locals needing advice or support in their role as a carer to meet with Family Based Care counsellor Bonnie Murfet. Over a cuppa, chat to Bonnie about your personal situation and connect with local services as needed. It is available to those who provide unpaid care for …

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Dementia support program

Program. Carers of individuals with dementia are invited along to free information sessions in Smithton. The Dementia Support Program includes information on services available locally. Topics will include: what is dementia, impacts of dementia on people with dementia and those providing care, ways in managing these impacts and relaxation and self care. The sessions will …

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End fire permit period

TFS. Fire permits are no longer required across the state, as declared by Tasmania Fire Service. As we enter further into the autumn months, the high risk period for uncontrolled bushfires is coming to an end and Tasmanian firefighting agencies have entered the fuel reduction burning season. During the 2017-18 fire permit period 869 fire …

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