Thursday February 27, 2020
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Robotic dairy plans

Robotic dairy plans

Circular Head Council has gained $4.8 million to go towards Agritas Trade College projects.  Tasmanian Nationals Senator Steve Martin was in Smithton yesterday to announce the funding.  The Duck River Meadows project is made up of $2M to fund the development of a robotic dairy and $2.8M to establish an tourism and information hub at Agritas.  The robotic dairy will be utilised...
Always up for a yarn

Always up for a yarn

Notepad and pen at the ready, Smithton’s Isaac Popowski is diving into reporting for the Circular Head Chronicle.  A familiar face to many, the local lad has been roaming the region since February as community news reporter.  “I wanted to be a writer when I was younger,” says the 19-year-old, “but it never seemed like a realistic career.”  Until one day while flicking through...
Trust in community

Trust in community

Since 1906, the Circular Head Chronicle has served our community.  Generations of locals have trusted in the paper to deliver community news and events each week.  Now, the local newspaper enters a new chapter as ownership changes hands from Craig and Amanda Saward to proprietor Robert ‘Bob’ Yeates, bringing four generations of newspaper knowledge to the Chronicle.   Yeates...
Highway priorities

Highway priorities

Now is the time to have your say on the Bass Highway.  Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay was in Smithton on Friday to launch a survey to identify areas of priority for roadworks.  This community consultation will inform plans for works between Detention and Marrawah.  Wells Waggons general manager Kimbra Wells urged locals to put pen to paper.  “If you have a...

Wednesday makes a comeback

We hear you Circular Head – you like your news delivered on a Wednesday.  In 2015 when the Circular Head Chronicle’s printing moved off site and the gloss-coated stock reverted to a traditional tabloid style, locals rejoiced at the thought of once again using the paper as fire fuel.  But they had to wait a day as the weekly publication date moved to Thursday.  Now, a change in...
Top wave takes title

Top wave takes title

The Rip Curl West Coast Classic pushed competitors to the limits on the weekend with some unruly Marrawah sets.  The action started with state points leader Adam Henriks who struggled to get going at Green Point Beach, putting up two poor waves to be eliminated on day one.  A recent rule change allowed Henriks to find his way back into competition, surfing five times on day two at...

Circular Head Chronicle

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