Stanley remembers

Centenary. On the 100th anniversary of the signing of the armistice, Stanley joined the nation in remembering all who have served our country. Stanley Remembrance Day committee member Jo Lovell has written this piece to reflect on the day, where people paid their respects to the 84 Circular Head men who lost their lives in …

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Curious illustrations

Book. The tale of Honey is an amusing one for children and adults alike. Written and illustrated by Sonny Quarrell, under the pseudonym Sonny Honey, the picture book Honey the Cow is about life and the friends we meet along the way. “The illustrations come first,” says Sonny of the creative process. “And I knew …

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Nominate. Areas for black spot funding

There is one week left to nominate areas in the district for funding through the Mobile Black Spot Program. Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay urged Circular Head locals to get in touch to improve regional mobile phone coverage. “In round four, the community is encouraged to identify black spots by contacting my office,” Ms …

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Golden kimchi

Award. From good soil, good things grow. Just ask Sue Glynn as she pulls out another ripe and robust cabbage from the earth. Sue’s kimchi business is fairly young, it was just two years ago that she started to grow, ferment and sell her produce to Stanley locals, when she and husband Tom moved to …

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Singing for a cause

Appeal. Perched atop his mobility scooter with karaoke machine by his side, Maurice Nott will start singing in the streets of Smithton next week – all for a good cause. A fall in his lounge room prompted the Smithton local to take on the fundraising initiative. “I had been thinking about busking for myself, this …

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Cuppa with the PM

Meeting. On Friday, the Chronicle sat down with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull to talk about his visit to Circular Head. Starting his morning by climbing the Stanley Nut, the PM made his way to Smithton to meet with the Chronicle’s Janelle McGowan. Taking some time out at Time Out on Emmett, the PM sat down to his curried scallop …

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Council election

Vote. Circular Head, these are your new council candidates. Councillor candidates Norman Berechree, Hellyer Gerard Blizzard, Smithton Alyssia Coates, Forest Kathleen Ettlin, Smithton Brad Gawne, Smithton Tony Hine, Smithton Stafford Ives-Heres, Marrawah Peter Johnston, Stanley Betty Kay, Scotchtown John Oldaker, Redpa Ashley Popowski, Smithton Daryl Quilliam, Smithton Rebecca Tyers, Montagu David Woodward, Smithton Mayor candidates John …

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Veterans service

Guest. Circular Head will mark Vietnam Veterans Day this Saturday (August 18) with a service at Anzac Park in Smithton. The day commemorates all those who served and died in the Vietnam War. Locally, the Circular Head RSL WWI Centenary Committee welcomes guest speaker Stephen James Cocker OAM of Allens Rivulet. Growing up in Redpa …

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Rags to relief

Support. Circular Head has contributed to an incredible fundraising effort of $30,000. Last week, Treasure Chest delivered 100 vouchers from Woolworths in Smithton to the New South Wales drought appeal, valued at $300 each. The donation is only the second time the opportunity shop has donated its profits to a cause outside of Circular Head, …

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Creativity is key

Inspiration. Australian author Isobelle Carmody believes creativity is exercise for the imagination. “Feel the joy in writing and in drawing,” she says. “Obey the topic but let your mind wander, let it flow its natural course.” The award winning author was in Circular Head last week as part of the Middle Years Project, visiting Smithton, …

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