Bass Highway crash

Hellyer. Tasmania Police, Tasmania Fire Service, Ambulance Tasmania and State Emergency Service crews responded to a two vehicle accident on the Bass Highway at Hellyer on Saturday night.  The crash involved a Toyota Corolla driven by a 24-year-old Smithton man who was travelling west and a Toyota Commuter light bus driven by a 34-year-old North …

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Braddon Shooters, Fishers, Farmers candidate

Politics. The Shooters,  Fishers and Farmers Party has announced Brett Neal will stand as a Candidate for Braddon at the upcoming by-election. Mr Neal is a third generation farmer from Yolla who says the backbone of the state is its regional areas. “Regional and remote Tasmanians are regularly ignored by inner city politics,” he said, …

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Milk price

Dairy. Saputo Dairy Australia has announced its opening average milk price for the 2018-19. A step up from $5.68 to $5.75 per kilogram milk solids will apply to all suppliers in the Southern Milk Region. In a statement to suppliers, Saputo said the price represents the expected market conditions for the upcoming season. “We believe it …

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Mixed result for Circular Head

NWFL. The Greenham Tasmania Circular Head Giants took the Bass Highway to Penguin for round 10 of the North West Football League on Saturday. The visitors led at the first break before the home side narrowed the margin to three points by the half-time siren. The Two Blues laced up in the third to add five …

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Closely contested

CHHA. Round 10 of the Circular Head Hockey Association witnessed a fiery affair between Division Two teams Irishtown and Tigers. Irishtown’s Demi Littlejohn, Sam Johns and Tori Horton moved into attack in a split second to apply pressure on Tigers’ defenders Mel Haywood, Irene Grey and goalkeeper Jodi Smith. The defensive unit gained control to throw …

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Tough meetings

GNL. Following a break in the Greater Northern League, the Tall Timbers Smithton Saints men returned to take on Burnie Baptist at home on Saturday. An intense first quarter saw scoring opportunities for both sides with goalkeeper Dylan Jago making excellent saves to keep the scoreboard untouched at quarter time. Across the halfback line Daniel …

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Demons demote Tigers

CHFA. Following a victory in round nine, Irishtown remain undefeated in the Circular Head Football Association while Forest Stanley and Scotchtown continue to contest the second spot on the ladder. In Smithton on Saturday the Demons and Tigers met in a frigid but fiery contest. The home side finished the first term one goal ahead …

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Gallaher’s ambitious

Rugby. Eamon Gallaher is preparing to represent Tasmania under the leadership of a former Australian Wallaby. Debuting in the Tasmanian Rugby Union with the Devonport Bulls Rugby Union Club last year, Gallaher will travel to Queensland for the Gold Coast Rugby Carnival coached by Luke Burgess. “It has been a huge privilege to be coached …

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Wacky Wednesday

Promotion. Look out, there is a Frenzy on a Wenzdy coming! Smithton Retail Group are hosting a Wacky Wednesday end of financial year sale next week and the bargains will be wild. To be held on Wednesday (June 27), the local promotion is in place of Friday Frenzy. Now is the perfect chance to indulge …

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Quality accommodation

Award. Heather and David Woodward of Sheer Pleasure Accommodation strive for excellence. Offering a one bedroom apartment and studio apartment, a stay at Sheer Pleasure in Smithton is just that.  The boutique accommodation recently received a silver award from the Tasmanian Tourism Awards for People’s Choice. Voted for by guests, the reviews and feedback is …

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