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Changing communities

Changing communities

National Volunteering Week begins on May 18 and couldn’t be at a more fitting time. Wyndarra’s volunteer coordinator Libby Billett says although there will be no celebrations at the centre this year, volunteering happens every day in many different ways. This year’s theme Changing Communities, Changing Lives speaks volumes as people all around Circular Head adapt to the changing world around...
Students get ‘Hands on’ grant

Students get ‘Hands on’ grant

Smithton High School Youth Mentor Selina Maguire has been running ‘Hands On’ programs with local students who are disengaged, and find that learning in the classroom isn’t the best fit for them. For the past two-and-a-half years, Selina has been providing her services five days a week with no funding, just using what resources she has available and working closely with teachers, the school...
Colt’s controversial win

Colt’s controversial win

The Circular Head Colts are Cricket North West champions after a controversial win in Stanley against Wynyard on March 8. The Colts lost the toss and bowled first. They had early momentum as Zac Spinks took an early wicket, but wasn’t backed up at the other end, as Wynyard put on another 80 before a sneaky runout caused the partnership to break.  In trouble and with their heads down, only...
Walking for a cause

Walking for a cause

With an initial goal of $2000 in mind Smithton High School’s Relay for Life team leaders have already been blown away by the generosity of the school community to aid their quest. When Hayden ‘Roach’ Ralston casually handed over a cheque for more than $4500 to the Student Council in charge of the fundraising they were stunned. “We weren’t expecting it at all,” said Taya Schuuring. “It was...
Celebrating as one

Celebrating as one

  Harmony Day in Circular Head is set to be a celebration of our diverse community with a collaboration between Circular Head Council, Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation and Smithton Library. Coming together at West Esplanade on Saturday March 21 from 11am to 2pm there will be an array of activities and food on display from around the globe. Coordinated by the Multicultural Council of...
Legendairy team joins Relay for Life

Legendairy team joins Relay for Life

Everyday more than nine Tasmanians are diagnosed with cancer. Through Circular Head Relay for Life, funds raised in Tasmania for the Cancer Council Tasmania are used to provide support and prevention services in Circular Head for those impacted by cancer.  Circular Head has helped to raise more than $606,000 through Relay for Life, raising an incredible $45,800 at the last event in...

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