Saturday January 23, 2021
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Curling up with a good book

Curling up with a good book

In 2019 the Australian Government provided $30.2 million for the Local Schools Community Fund. The fund was an application based process open to all eligible schools, designed to benefit students and their schooling community by contributing to small scale projects and their associated costs at the local school level. Former principal of Edith Creek Primary School, Erika Lees, applied for new...
Skate park lockdown

Skate park lockdown

A spate of vandalism in the community over the last few weeks has the potential to cost more than just council dollars as money for other community opportunities is utilised for repairs and preventative measures. An ongoing issue with vandals at the Smithton Skate Park has seen the council owned facility locked up as the result of reckless acts. “Vandalism costs community opportunity, it is a...
Emmerton Park’s resident reptile

Emmerton Park’s resident reptile

Residents at Emmerton Park have a new sight to greet them as they relax in the Garden Lounge overlooking the courtyard garden. The previously bare garden has been brought to life by carer Carolyn Gale, along with volunteer gardener Sharon Wessing and resident Noel House. The garden bed is now home to a spectacular succulent gecko. Inspired by a design she saw on the internet Carolyn put the...
Changing communities

Changing communities

National Volunteering Week begins on May 18 and couldn’t be at a more fitting time. Wyndarra’s volunteer coordinator Libby Billett says although there will be no celebrations at the centre this year, volunteering happens every day in many different ways. This year’s theme Changing Communities, Changing Lives speaks volumes as people all around Circular Head adapt to the changing world around...
Students get ‘Hands on’ grant

Students get ‘Hands on’ grant

Smithton High School Youth Mentor Selina Maguire has been running ‘Hands On’ programs with local students who are disengaged, and find that learning in the classroom isn’t the best fit for them. For the past two-and-a-half years, Selina has been providing her services five days a week with no funding, just using what resources she has available and working closely with teachers, the school...
Colt’s controversial win

Colt’s controversial win

The Circular Head Colts are Cricket North West champions after a controversial win in Stanley against Wynyard on March 8. The Colts lost the toss and bowled first. They had early momentum as Zac Spinks took an early wicket, but wasn’t backed up at the other end, as Wynyard put on another 80 before a sneaky runout caused the partnership to break.  In trouble and with their heads down, only...

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