Focus on Circular Head

Meeting. Circular Head Mayor Daryl Quilliam said a recent meeting with newly elected Federal Member for Braddon, Brett Whiteley put the focus on the municipal area. “A number of other councillors, the General Manager and I attended a meeting with Mr Whiteley a couple of weeks ago and a number of issues were raised,” Mayor …

5 years ago

Pool to reopen

Circular Head War Memorial Pool will reopen tomorrow (Friday November 1), Mayor Daryl Quilliam said this afternoon. The pool was closed following an issue with the heater two weeks ago. “Fortunately, thanks to a temporary heater, we have been able to get the pool to stay at about 26 degrees, which means we are able …

5 years ago

Applications open for Mayor’s Education Fund Bursary

Bursary. Circular Head students ready to take on tertiary studies, but needing financial assistance, are able to apply for the Mayor’s Bursary. The Mayor’s Education Fund Bursary is a $5000 contribution awarded each year to an applicant who is able to demonstrate that they would find it difficult to access further education without the funding …

5 years ago
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Schemes in place

Planning. Interim planning schemes were put in use across the nine councils in the Cradle Coast region, including Circular Head, on Saturday. While the schemes are already in place, the public is welcome to comment on the schemes for a period of two months by visiting www.circularhead.tas.gov.au/ips, www.cradlecoast.com/planning_reform.html or in person at Circular Head Council. …

5 years ago

Pool closed

Leisure. The Circular Head War Memorial Pool has been closed until further notice. Mayor Daryl Quilliam made the announcement last Wednesday, following a drop in the pool’s water temperature. “Due to a problem with the heating system, the pool’s temperature is down to 22 degrees, which is not acceptable for swimming,” Mayor Quilliam said. “Council …

5 years ago

No new pool … for now

Meeting. After much debate and feedback from the community, councillors decided at last night’s monthly meeting to postpone any further planning or development of the new pool. The council met to discuss, based on feedback given during the public consultation period, whether it would proceed to seek a development permit for the proposed aquatic and …

5 years ago

Right of say

Land. Despite numerous pleas to various government departments, owners of the Crayfish Creek Van and Caravan Park say their eco-friendly tourist business will be destroyed once a forced “right of way” road is bulldozed through their property. Dale and Carolyn Newall said that after three Crown Land applications in the past 28 years, they have …

5 years ago
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New planning scheme

Council. Despite objections from some councillors, an interim planning scheme was adopted at Circular Head Council’s September meeting, as part of state-wide reforms to planning processes. Circular Head Council, along with the eight other Cradle Coast councils, was the first in the state to finalise the draft interim planning scheme last December. In December 2012, …

5 years ago

Op-shop party

Youth. We all know Circular Head is home to many talented people, but this October it is time for our youth to shine. And party. Set a reminder on your phones or jot it in your diaries: Wednesday October 30 is the Op-Shop Formal Cocktail Party, marking the end of youth art exhibition, Art About …

5 years ago

Capturing Circular Head

Photography. Calling all photographers. Circular Head Council wants your image to be used on a new tourism sign, promoting the area beyond Stanley. The Council’s Essence of the Far North West photography competition will see the most captivating image of Circular Head used on a sign on the Bass Highway, just before Stanley. Prize money of …

5 years ago