Friday October 29, 2021
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Kings calls it a day

Kings calls it a day

King Bros will officially close their doors for the last time at the end of the month after selling the building to Rural Health Tasmania earlier in the year. King’s has been an iconic business in Circular Head’s history for over 70 years, settling into King Street back in 1949 under the ownership of brothers Darcy and Walter King. Originally running a grocery business in Nelson Street, they...
Gaining valuable experience

Gaining valuable experience

Smithton High School year 10 student Dahlia Bryan spent a week at The Chronicle learning all about what it takes to publish a newspaper. When I first came to the Chronicle for work experience, I was nervous and unsure on what to expect.  When I arrived on my first day I was shown around the building and introduced to all the staff members, who were all very friendly and made me feel...
Learning on the job

Learning on the job

As part of her studies at Smithton High School, Year nine student Charli Grainger has been delving into the inner workings of the local newspaper. My name is Charli Grainger and I am a student at Smithton High School.  This year as one of my elective classes I chose Work Placement, which is where you get the opportunity to be put in a workplace one day a week for a certain amount of...
Local businesses, paper  and progress group unite

Local businesses, paper and progress group unite

The Circular Head Chronicle and Tarkine Coast Progress Group have joined forces with Saputo Dairy Australia to develop an inclusive Christmas promotion that benefits both businesses and shoppers alike. A total of 25 businesses from the region are participating with more than $2,000 worth of prize money, generously donated by Saputo, to go to three lucky shoppers and five creative...
Service like no other

Service like no other

Sergeant Lee-Anne Walters has been awarded the national medal after 35 years of service, including more than 20 at the Smithton station.  The national medal is Australia’s most awarded civilian medal, given for 15 years of service, with a further clasp given for every 10 years thereafter. Lee-Anne completed her high school education with the goal in mind of becoming a vet, but the lack of...
Surprise honour for  passionate stalwart

Surprise honour for passionate stalwart

Jess O’Halloran has been involved with the Smithton Basketball Club since her eldest son, Nash, developed an interest in the sport six years ago. Every year since then, Jess has become more and more entrenched in the Club, taking on more roles each year as she spread herself far and wide. Now, she’s the Win TV Volunteer of the Year. “I was as surprised as anyone,” said Jess. This year Jess...

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