Just warming up

Future. As temperatures soar, so too does the thermometer of shares in the Circular Head Community Bank. The gauge at the Smith Street branch indicates how many shares have been purchased by the community.  A branch of the Bendigo Bank, the Community Bank last week reached the minimum $450,000 target of shareholder funds and now …

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BCL. Six wickets,  century for Revells 

Perry’s Quality Meats Smithton Stars earned a spectacular victory against West Ridgley during round 12 of the Burnie Cricket League on Saturday.  Playing in Smithton, the home side elected to bat the first innings as openers Aaron Tuxworth (59) and Ben Revell (105) took control.  Revell’s nine boundary balls and one six set a fine …

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Bowls. Six games left

The Smithton Bowls Club is back into the swing of things following a break over the festive season and with a new synthetic turf to boot.  Nominated by The Smithton Club, the local bowls club last month received a $2000 grant through TASkeno Community Fund to go towards new training accessories and synthetic turf equipment. …

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Colts after comeback

CNW. The Circular Head Colts Under 15 side has slipped out of Cricket North West’s top four.  Trailing behind Burnie Hurricanes Purple, the team is in sixth place on the ladder with three victories, four defeats and two draws to the report card.  In round seven on January 9 the side travelled to take on …

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Long lasting support

Dedication. Jantze Fahey has community in mind, always. The Smithton resident was last month awarded a Life Membership to the Emmerton Park Auxiliary.   Recognised for more than 15 years of dedication to the organisation, Mrs Fahey followed in her mother Jean Fenton’s footsteps. “In the early days of the Wybia, Mum was one of …

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Six secures premiership

T20. The Tall Timbers Forest Stanley Demons are the reigning Burnie Cricket League Twenty20 premiers.  The team defeated Acton and Yolla by forfeit in round one of the competition before the weather forced an abandoned match against Stowport in round two, along with a 35-run victory against Natone.  Finishing rounds one and two in second …

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Over 50. Fishing for a fallen catch

On another superb day for cricket, Marrawah 50 and Over Cricket Club hosted opponents from Ulverstone on Sunday.  The Rovers batted first, starting well to be three for 90 at the 20-over mark, before losing seven wickets for 49 runs. The side was bowled out for 139 in the 36th over.  Best batsman for the …

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Opportunities await 

Exchange. Macayla Anderson is embarking on an adventure to South America.  The Marist Regional College student is spending a year abroad immersing herself in Brazilian history and culture with the Rotary Youth Exchange program.  Leaving for Brazil last Friday, Macayla is travelling to the Rotary Club de Araras in the Province of Sau Paulo. The …

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Meet you at Frankie St

Shopping. First stop on your school supplies list: Frankie St.  The coolest kids’ clothes shop in town also has a huge range of funky stationery items for your back to school needs.  Opening the doors last year, owner Renee Smith knows all too well the trouble of organising kids before school starts. Her daughters Molly, …

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Passing on local knowledge

Volunteer. On any given day, tourists from all walks of life stop by the Stanley Visitors Centre.  From a young family travelling by four-wheel-drive during the summer break, to a couple of grey nomads touring the state at their leisure by motorhome — all are drawn to the north west coast.  The local centre is …

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