New works in time centenary

RSL. The year 2014 will mark 100 years since the first World War broke out, and Smithton RSL is already preparing for it. Works began this month on stage one of preparations, which involve a new lawn and hedge for the property, thanks to a successful grant. Volunteer Elizabeth Gale said the centenary will provide …

5 years ago

Pool meeting

Monday night I attended a special meeting about Circular Head Aquatic Leisure Centre. I was appalled and disappointed to hear councillor Trevor Spinks talk about the petition that was put around April 27, 2012 to shops around town. I am not opposed to us having a new pool, just the site the council have chosen …

5 years ago

Traveller’s picks

Stanley fared well in the world’s largest travel website, TripAdvisor’s, 2013 awards, picking up five accommodation awards, four eatery awards and one attraction award. With Smithton also receiving one accolade. In the category of accommodation the Certificate of Excellence Award winners in Circular Head were: Beachside Retreat West Inlet, Hanlon House B&B, Old Cable Station, …

5 years ago
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New pool claims

Pool. Circular Head councillor Rod Hardy had a go at Council on his Facebook page last week about a “secreted” report on the Smithton War Memorial Pool. He said he had heard there was a report released in 2009 that stated the pool in its current position and condition was sound and did not require …

5 years ago

Lovin’ the Leos

Youth. On Saturday July 13, the Smithton Leo Club hosted its first annual changeover dinner. “This celebration saw the induction of two new members as well as our new board,” president Jesse Jackson said. Leo Club is a young Lions Club for people aged 12 to 30. “Our club consists of 10 hard-working members and …

5 years ago

Saints go down 3-5

GNL men. The Rocky Cape Tavern Smithton Saints lost 3-5 at home to South Burnie on Saturday, in a well fought out match. The Saints had a good grip on the opposition for much of the first half, with Jarrad Poke and Jason House combining well in the midfield to give the home side the …

5 years ago
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Fantastic paths

So many people like to complain or put down our local councils for what they do or do not do. I’m writing to say what a fantastic job Circular Head Council has done with all the footpaths and crossings at every street corner. I’m in an electric wheelchair and come down to your fine town …

5 years ago
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