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Nice, Gary!

Nice, Gary!

Lileah legend Gary Watson has been recognised for his environmental consciousness.  The resilient dairy farmer earned the Dairy Environmental Award at the Tasmanian Dairy Awards last month for his environmentally friendly practises.  OMG, or Organic Milk Group, is produced by his fully accredited organic farm.  Gary’s property was the first in the state to be granted a NASAA...
Showcase of stars

Showcase of stars

Circular Head Football Association’s next generation of stars will storm the field this Saturday.  The Junior Gala Day is a showcase of promising talent and new players, and replaces the senior season starter of previous years.  President Thalia Bishops says the series shines the spotlight on the region’s up-and-coming players.  “The day is about the kids getting out there,...
Happy as Larry

Happy as Larry

Towering 2.03 metre import Jaylen Larry is an integral part of the Smithton Saints’ starting five. Starting out in Rochester Hills, Michigan, Larry scored a scholarship to Rochester College to play basketball while studying business management and communications.  His season was off to an action packed start with the Rochester Warriors unexpectedly finishing as the third top team in the...
Poss ready to pounce

Poss ready to pounce

Jacqlyn Poss is thriving as the new Smithton Saints import.  Having played college basketball for the University of Denver in Colorado and then a season in Luxembourg, Poss is enjoying the challenges that come with playing in the North West Basketball Union.  “It’s definitely a different experience here,” she says.  “I’m a person that does what the team...
Embracing community

Embracing community

The Circular Head community is set to benefit from a Tasmanian Community Fund grant to work towards alleviating social isolation.  The funding will support the foundation of the Rural Health program Embracing Community, which aims to lift victims out of social isolation by providing a space for locals to interact with each other through programs and events.  To celebrate the launch,...
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...

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