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The bells will ring

The bells will ring

On August 15, 2020 we commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Victory in the Pacific and the end of World War Two.  On that day, the Imperial Japanese Army unconditionally surrendered to the Allies and the Second World War ended. World War Two was of particular significance for Tasmania; providing more than 30,000 service personnel from a population of just 250,000. It is also estimated that...
Students producing the goods

Students producing the goods

Smithton High School is abuzz with activity as students and teachers adjust to thinking outside of the square when it comes to everyday learning. While the education department have put large scale school events on hold in the face of COVID-19, it has become the task of the teachers and mentors at the school to come up with a new way to engage students in hands on experiences. Smithton High...
Little Aths to hit the track

Little Aths to hit the track

A call out to keep Circular Head Little Athletics alive has resulted in a full committee ready to put their hands up for a successful season come October. The new committee consists of Jessica Tomlinson, President, Jason Moles, Vice President, Peter McKenzie, Secretary/Treasurer and general committee members Melinda Armstrong, Lauren Grey and Kristen Johnson. “We want to see the kids out there...
Trailer for the future

Trailer for the future

The Circular Head Pony Club has received a show jumping trailer as part of the Stronger Community Programs Grant and its good news for everyone involved. Before receiving the trailer the club was storing the show jumps and wings in an open shed, exposed to the weather. Not only was this bad for the longevity of the equipment, it was having a large impact on rally’s and training...
Junior Saints win thriller

Junior Saints win thriller

The Tall Timbers Smithton Saints Under 14 Boys are off to a good start, recording two wins on Sunday as part of the North West Basketball Association’s first double header. Playing Somerset in Somerset at 12:15pm the boys then hit the road towards Smithton to take on the then undefeated Penguin Blues. The Saints made easy work of the Heat, winning 65 to 43, and took it all the way down to the...
Hats off to you Harold

Hats off to you Harold

Harold Murphy isn’t afraid of a bit of hard work, and it shows after clocking up an impressive 50 years service with McCain Foods. Beginning as a 24-year-old, Harold first worked out in the field, on the pea and bean harvesters as a short term casual before heading out bush once the season was over. In 1970 Harold was again offered the chance to work the harvester and agreed, on the proviso it...

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