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Push for pump track

Push for pump track

Circular Head locals are pushing for a pump track to be installed in the area to provide a safe and inclusive play space within the town boundary. A pump track is a series of rollers and berms (the rollers are the bumps or small hills in the track, and the berms are the corners). The idea is that you are able to get enough momentum (the pumping up and down over the rollers and berms) to ride...
Easter donation

Easter donation

Forest Primary School students Angus Jarvis, Peyton Dodd and Rubie van Norden kindly donated three boxes of Easter eggs to residents of Emmerton Park this week on behalf of the school, with students bringing an egg in exchange for wearing pajamas for the day. Emmerton Park employee Sharon Wessing gratefully accepted the donation.
Narrow misses call for action

Narrow misses call for action

  The Community Road Safety Partnership is urging drivers to observe the flashing lights and lower vehicle speed to 40km/h following a series of near misses around bus stops across Circular Head. A child crossing the road ahead of a speeding vehicle was almost hit on Marrawah Road, with the driver lacing the horn at the child as she crossed. Frightened, the child fell over and narrowly...
New memorial to be unveiled

New memorial to be unveiled

The Circular Head RSL Centenary Committee will unveil the much awaited World War Two Memorial at ANZAC Park on ANZAC Day this year. The plans were to have the memorial completed and unveiled in 2021.  Unfortunately with COVID 19 restrictions, delays and rising costs the project had to be put on hold. With over 1100 enlisted for World War Two from a population of around 7210 in 1942 it...
After the fires and the floods

After the fires and the floods

Jo Morgan-French grew up dairy farming in New Zealand with her family before moving to Woolnorth in 1997, then known as VDL. Freshly out of high school at 17 she began working for John Quilliam before heading to Nabageena  to manage a dairy farm for her parents before joining the Army. Spending nearly 12 years in the armed forces, where she met her husband Craig (Rabbit) she toured...
Young leaders learning

Young leaders learning

The Circular Head Youth Leaders embarked on a camp to the Riverbend Youth Centre over the weekend as part of a JCP Youth event. Former local police officer Will Smith held a seminar with the CHYL members, the session running from 9am - 3pm. Iris Cartwright attended the camp, and was encouraged by the event. “We had Will Smith from JCP Youth come down for a session which ran from 9am - 3pm. He...

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