Waterfront’s rockwall

Announcement. The Smithton foreshore is the focus of a $250,000 election promise from Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley. If re-elected, a Turnbull Liberal government will provide funds to construct the Eastern Foreshore Rockwall in Smithton. Mr Whiteley said that the project will allow Circular Head Council to develop the area as a community recreation …

2 years ago

Waste not, want not

Community. It’s enough to make your chest burst with pride. Church-run opportunity shop, Treasure Chest, is pouring funds into the community in truckloads. In the first three months of this year just under $30,000 was put back into Circular Head. The help extends to financial support for needs such as medical expenses, funerals and most …

2 years ago

A splashing promise

Funding. A $3.6 million election commitment has been made by the Liberal Party of Australia to help fund a new indoor heated pool in Smithton. Federal Member for Braddon Brett Whiteley made the announcement at the facility’s proposed site, the Smithton Sports Centre, on Tuesday morning. Students from Smithton High School and Circular Head Christian …

2 years ago
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Hope lives here

Event. The biennial Relay for Life was held in Smithton over the weekend and the Circular Head community has once again shown its worth. Community members gathered for the 24-hour relay walk, sharing in the atmosphere and helping to raise just over $73,000 to date for the Cancer Council’s research and services. Butterfly Kisses was the …

2 years ago

Child struck

Accident. A five-year-old boy is in hospital with suspected head injuries after being struck by a motorcycle this afternoon. The child was crossing King Street, Smithton, about 3pm when the accident occurred. He has been taken to Smithton District Hospital and will be transferred to Royal Hobart Hospital. Investigations into the cause of the crash …

3 years ago

Drug charges

Crime. Detectives investigating the supply of illicit drug capsules in Smithton last Saturday night will charge three Smithton men. In a police statement issued this afternoon, Detective Inspector Kim Steven said: “Detectives from the Western Drug Investigation Services have been working with the local Smithton Police since Saturday night and as a result of a …

3 years ago

Child alerts family of fire

Emergency. Smithton residents have had a lucky escape from a Cuba Road house, which caught alight just before 10am on Sunday. Five occupants of the house – three adults and two young children – were in bed at the time, but all escaped serious injury after one of the children raised the alarm. Smithton Police …

4 years ago

Floating into Christmas

Event. Familiar floats, new entries and cheerful jingles will bring in Christmas this year, with the annual parade and carols night on Friday December 19. The festivities will begin at 7pm with the parade, followed by the carols at Anzac Park at 8.30pm. This year, Rotary Club of Smithton is coordinating the parade on behalf …

4 years ago

Christmas tree-son?

Correction. A Smithton resident has cried foul on a mainland city’s claim to be currently showcasing the largest outdoor Christmas tree in Australia. Ian “Snow” Nielsen, who is part of the Smithton Rescue Service crew that arrange lights on the Norfolk Island Pine during the festive season, was alerted to Geelong’s new 25-metre-tall metallic structure …

4 years ago