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Juniors kicking goals

Juniors kicking goals

With a bye in the Circular Head Football Association, the Chronicle takes a look at the state of junior football in the region.  Forest Stanley Demons The Under 14 side started the season in blistering form before injuries to key players slowed down proceedings.  Lucas Lardner has showcased silky skills and strong run and carry throughout the season while Jesse Haywood is a natural...
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Love and light

This is just the beginning of a love story but the end of an era for St Paul's Anglican Church.  The Church Street chapel in Stanley witnessed its last wedding on April 21 this year.  Former Smithton local Sophie Wylie (nee Taylor) married fiance Kane on Easter Sunday: the one-year anniversary of their engagement.  “We liked the idea of being married in Stanley because it is...
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Kind-hearted idea

There is a little more magic in the world because of Emilee Heald.  The little legend last week trimmed her long locks to donate to Variety: The Children’s Charity.  A young samaritan from Smithton, Emilee was curious to know how and why wigs are made.  So with mum Shannon, she searched online to find out more and soon discovered all sorts of reasons why people wear wigs. For...
Greatest gesture 

Greatest gesture 

Anthony ‘Macca’ McAlister is a chipper bloke, laid back and always up for a laugh.  Every weekend is spent at the football wearing the Canaries’ green and gold with pride.  From a distance, a scruffy auburn beard stands out, contrasting against the deep green of his club colours. It is unkempt and wild.  For almost a year, McAlister has been growing this tangle of facial...
Memories of Montagu

Memories of Montagu

There is a community of campers who every year trek to Montagu.  The heart and soul of this community is caretaker Roy ‘Buster’ Hardy and wife Bev.  Always there to greet new and old friends at the gate, Buster has been on the scene for almost a decade.  He remembers the day the opportunity came calling.  “I was a bit lost when I retired,” he says.  Then the...
Community minded citizen

Community minded citizen

Smithton Lions Club’s Citizen of the Year for 2019 is Lizzy Gale.  A familiar face in the Smith Street store Lizzy’s This ’n’ That, the local legend is known for many community projects.  Established in 2013, the World War I Centenary Committee set out to recognise and commemorate the contributions of Circular Head veterans.  Together the committee has completed a Boer War...

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