Wednesday February 26, 2020
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Red-dy to rebuild

Red-dy to rebuild

The Redpa Football Club has unveiled this year’s coaches ahead of the Circular Head Football Association season.  The new look coaching panel are raring to go, with Ashton Bransden and assistant Woody French tasting Seniors coaching experience for the first time. French ensured that the club were “looking to go deep into finals this season, but we’ll take it one week at a time” after a...
Nursing ambitions

Nursing ambitions

Becoming a mum has set Kiara Thomas on a new study path. The Soroptimist International of Circular Head Scholarship recipient will begin a Bachelor of Nursing at the University of Tasmania this year.  Kiara moved to Circular Head two years ago, and welcomed son William into the world with husband Kane shortly after.  She has since dedicated her days to raising her little love, and...
Aiming sky high

Aiming sky high

Caleb Franks is the inaugural recipient of the Rotary Club of Smithton Bursary.  Presented at the Circular Head Celebration of Education event, the scholarship epitomises the club’s values of supporting education and growing local economies, Rotarian Ricky Tuck said at the presentation.  “We are all aware a good education has the power to change a life,” he says.  “Caleb’s...
Success on the horizon 

Success on the horizon 

Lewis Nicholls is this year’s recipient of the Mayor’s Education Fund bursary.  The 19-year-old accepted the scholarship at the Circular Head Celebration of Education event on February 1.  Growing up in Marrawah, Lewis attended Redpa Primary School and Smithton High School, then later Hellyer College in Burnie.  In 2017, Lewis achieved an outstanding ATAR of 98.5, placing him...
Anecdotes from the coast 

Anecdotes from the coast 

The Wise Women of the West love to share a yarn. Many of their stories are set in the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area, the Western Tasmania Aboriginal Cultural Landscape or state reserves.  Formed by Eunice Atkins, Jocelyn Flint and Sue Popowski, the Wise Women of the West is an online group for locals and visitors to share their stories and experiences of those areas.  The Circular...
Lifetime of volunteering

Lifetime of volunteering

Recognised in the Australia Day 2019 Honours List, Tom O’Halloran is humbled by his achievements.  The Irishtown local was honoured in the General Division of the Order of Australia for his longstanding service to community.  A familiar face around Irishtown Football Club, there is not a match Tom has missed as a Canary fan through and through.  He is a former president,...

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