Tuesday September 24, 2019
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Scope out the sport

Scope out the sport

Come and check out Smithton Rifle Club this weekend.  Established in 1905, the rifle range retains most of the original infrastructure yet provides a place for club members to whet their skills.  “Prior to that there were a lot of ex-servicemen in the area,” says club president Bob Davies, of providing an outlet for people to hone their accuracy.  “The army paid five shillings...
Scouting for adventure

Scouting for adventure

 The Smithton Scouts are calling for the young and young at heart to enrol in their program for the year.  The club takes part in a range of indoor and outdoor activities to develop youngsters’ skills in leadership, teamwork and communication, and build confidence and resilience.  The Cubs program, catering for children aged eight to 11, has a massive year ahead planned with...
Discover our history

Discover our history

Embark on an adventure of historical discovery with Circular Head Heritage Centre.  Coinciding with the National Trust’s Australian Heritage Festival, the local event will be brimming with our region’s rich heritage.  Following the theme This Place Matters, delve into stories of Circular Head’s early settlement.  Learn old style spinning and weaving with Cindy Radford and watch...
Spirit carries on

Spirit carries on

For Warrant Officer 1 John Menhenick, the spirit of the Anzacs lives on in all Australians.  The Circular Head RSL World War I Centenary Committee hosted the Royal Australian Navy officer at Anzac Day services across the region on Thursday. In Smithton, Warrant Officer Menhenick spoke of the spirit and mateship born by the Anzacs.  “The origins of the Anzac legend and its...
Millions for meadows 

Millions for meadows 

Agritas Trade College’s latest project now has support from both sides of government.  Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay was in Smithton on Monday to commit $6 million to the Duck River Meadows project should Labor win the federal election on May 18.  Tasmanian Nationals Senator Steve Martin provided $4.8 million in March to fund the development of a robotic dairy and heritage...
Speedy Spinks

Speedy Spinks

Local teen Sam Spinks worked his way up from pole five to pole two for the final race of the Australian Power Boating Association Championships in March.  Participating in power boating since age 11, Sam nurtures a keen interest in the high speed sport.  Purchasing a boat in 2011, Sam made the plunge and stepped out of junior competition and into the 25 horsepower open hull outboard...

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