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Kind-hearted idea

There is a little more magic in the world because of Emilee Heald.  The little legend last week trimmed her long locks to donate to Variety: The Children’s Charity.  A young samaritan from Smithton, Emilee was curious to know how and why wigs are made.  So with mum Shannon, she searched online to find out more and soon discovered all sorts of reasons why people wear wigs. For...
Greatest gesture 

Greatest gesture 

Anthony ‘Macca’ McAlister is a chipper bloke, laid back and always up for a laugh.  Every weekend is spent at the football wearing the Canaries’ green and gold with pride.  From a distance, a scruffy auburn beard stands out, contrasting against the deep green of his club colours. It is unkempt and wild.  For almost a year, McAlister has been growing this tangle of facial...
Memories of Montagu

Memories of Montagu

There is a community of campers who every year trek to Montagu.  The heart and soul of this community is caretaker Roy ‘Buster’ Hardy and wife Bev.  Always there to greet new and old friends at the gate, Buster has been on the scene for almost a decade.  He remembers the day the opportunity came calling.  “I was a bit lost when I retired,” he says.  Then the...
Community minded citizen

Community minded citizen

Smithton Lions Club’s Citizen of the Year for 2019 is Lizzy Gale.  A familiar face in the Smith Street store Lizzy’s This ’n’ That, the local legend is known for many community projects.  Established in 2013, the World War I Centenary Committee set out to recognise and commemorate the contributions of Circular Head veterans.  Together the committee has completed a Boer War...
Years of dedication

Years of dedication

Nigel Kingston has been playing hockey for as long as he could hold a stick. When Kingston started his career with the Saints at age 11, the Greater Northern League had a much smaller representation in Circular Head with just two mens teams: the Under 17 side and Division One.  Hockey was soon a part of life, taking up every Tuesday and Thursday night with training as well as game day on...
Walking for the cause

Walking for the cause

In a Relay for Life first, Circular Head will try something new next year.  In the past, the Cancer Council event is run over 20 hours, however the 2020 biennial event will be reduced to 12 hours.  From 10am to 10pm teams will circle the oval at Smithton Recreation Ground to raise funds for research and support services.  “Relay For Life is an opportunity for everybody across...

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