Caring about care

Merit. Emmerton Park has had its commitment to excellence in care reaffirmed. The local aged care home recently received its renewed accreditation of standards by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency.  “It’s a real team effort to maintain our accreditation,” says chief executive officer Ian Adams. “Our staff, residents and volunteers; everyone does so much.”  …

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Portrait of a pal

Moment. A portrait of a longtime pal wasn’t expected to stand out amongst the CHArtchibald Prize entries. That’s according to the artist of the prize-winning portrait himself. Tim Broom’s ‘Ferg’ was announced as the annual prize at the official opening of Art About Town month at Time Out on Emmett in Smithton on Friday night. …

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ART ABOUT TOWN

Announced on Friday, these are the 2018 Art About Town art and photography competition winners. OPEN ART First: Michelle Walker ‘over looking farmland’ Second: Marian McGlasson ‘Contemplating the crops’ OPEN PHOTOGRAPHY First: Jocelyn Flint ‘Tea Break in the spud paddock’ Second: Phillip Wise ‘Weet Bix’ Highly Commended Jocelyn Flint ‘Bit of a spell before the …

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Honour roll

Women. Members of the Circular Head community are invited to nominate women or women’s organisations for the Tasmanian Honour Roll of Women. The honour roll recognises exceptional women or women’s organisations that make a significant contribution to the community. Women from the Circular Head area who have previously been inducted onto the Honour Roll include: • …

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Proposal powers on

New. Plans to develop the Western Plains Wind Farm are propelling into a new stage. The project has plans for up to 13 wind turbines in Stanley, on the windy headland four kilometres north west of the town centre. These will connect to the Port Latta substation to supply renewable power to the National Electricity …

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Drought donation

Appeal. Circular Head Council has presented $4000 to the Red Cross to assist drought-stricken communities in New South Wales and Queensland. Council resolved to donate to the appeal at its August monthly meeting. “We spoke about the best thing to do and we wanted to make sure the money went to the people and we …

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Saints’ Grand Final goals

Hockey. The Smithton Saints Under 13 and Under 16 teams are preparing for the Hockey North West Grand Final. In its first season of the competition, the Under 13 team of William Dixon, Cooper Mallinson, Bailey Gray, Damon Joyce, William Dwyer, Maddison Charles, Sophie Buckby, Brayden Hine, Clare Wright, Ben Edwards, Aiden Kingston, Gabbie Spinks, …

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Family’s big tally

Football. The French family – father Michael and sons Marcus, Kirk and Shaun – have made it into the Scotchtown Football Club record books. Notching more than 200 club games each, the family is believed to be the first to achieve such a milestone in both club and Circular Head Football Association history. All four …

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Car, bike parts swap meet

Event. Spring has sprung so clean out the garage and swap the old auto parts for newer ones. The Rocky Cape Lions Club will hold an auto parts sale next weekend. The Automotive Parts Swap Meet will showcase those hard to find trinkets and secondhand parts for all makes and models. No need to book …

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Classic performance

Music. That’s Classic! is back and the musicians are ready to make it better than ever. The third annual musical concert is on this weekend as part of Art About Town. One of the organisers, Jan Krom, says the event features classical musical with a touch of jazz. “That’s Classic! gathers together a bunch of …

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