Thursday February 27, 2020
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No horsing around

No horsing around

Hundreds of hours of volunteer work has gone into getting ready for this year’s State Trails Championship. Circular Head Pony Club will host around 100 riders from all over the state at the annual event to be held at Tall Timbers this weekend. The event will see locals Elyse Poke, Kelsey Bramich, David Gardiner and Britney Arnold take part in the titles, having qualified last year. Judges from...
Growing generosity

Growing generosity

Circular Head experienced a ripper hay and silage season late last year. To lend a helping hand to those less fortunate, local farmers are donating fodder to drought affected communities in New South Wales. A project in partnership with Smithton Lions Club and Circular Head Agricultural Society, the appeal will see more than 500 square bales shipped across the Bass Strait to the Port of Eden,...
French fry supply

French fry supply

McCain Foods in Smithton will receive a $37 million infrastructure upgrade next year, making the local plant the leading french fry production facility in Australia and New Zealand. The multi-million dollar investment supports the recent addition of 17 new permanent jobs at the potato plant. A further 60 jobs will be created during the construction phase along with $15 million in local trade and...
Third time’s a charm

Third time’s a charm

The Irishtown Canaries bucked their finals form slump on Saturday, following two years of Circular Head Cricket Association premiership disappointment.  Marrawah captain Shane Babcock won the toss and nominated to field, leaving Irishtown openers Joel Keep and Zaryn Monson to pad up. The boys in green and gold have finished atop the association ladder three years in a row, with a record...
New role for Joel

New role for Joel

SevenUp Youth Centre has a new face at the head. Twenty-two-year-old coordinator Joel Kay says he is excited by the new role and to be stepping up from assistant coordinator in previous years.  Five years of volunteering at the youth centre, coupled with experience gained through the Circular Head Youth Leaders has prepared Joel for the new venture.  “Being a leader was always a bit...
Underdogs devour Bulls

Underdogs devour Bulls

The Grand Final of Circular Head Cricket Association’s Tall Timbers Twenty20 Cup was a low scoring affair on a slow deck.  The Smithton Recreation Ground is looking luscious as a cool change starts the transition into footy season. Runs are looking increasingly hard to score and becoming more valuable on the long, slow grass. Marrawah won the toss and elected to bowl, backing in the hot...

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