Saturday October 31, 2020
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Departing doctors 

Departing doctors 

Smithton Medical Centre patients can expect an increase in waiting times as the private practice experiences a shortage of doctors.  The cost of consultations is also expected to rise.  The King Street practice will be reduced from one part time and six full time doctors to one part time and three full time doctors in January.  Dr Edwin Barui and Dr Aaron Hawkins, both of whom...
Love local? Shop local

Love local? Shop local

The silly season is fast approaching and with staff get-togethers and family gatherings packing out the time between now and then, why would you want to leave town? Just six weeks separate us from Christmas and as that date moves closer it can be difficult to find the time to purchase gifts.  Thankfully, Circular Head has once again provided the goods. We are lucky to live in an area...
Mysterious memorabilia 

Mysterious memorabilia 

The trauma of war has silenced so many.  Stories, memories, moments never to be heard but imprisoned in the minds of those tortured by the past and now lost.  The Circular Head RSL World War I Centenary Committee strives to preserve the memory of those who sacrificed so much for our country. The Mick Shelly Memorabilia Room at the Circular Head RSL holds moments of our history within...
Harnessing westerly winds

Harnessing westerly winds

The nation is transitioning to renewable energy, but have you ever wondered how a wind farm works? Now’s your chance to find out.  Woolnorth Wind Farm is opening the gates to Studland Bay Wind Farm next weekend as part of a nationwide Clean Energy Council initiative.  “This day really is for anyone who would be interested in seeing an operating power station,” general manager Stephen...
Happy song 

Happy song 

Laurie Buckby is 93 years of age, but you wouldn’t know it listening to him sing.  Performing at That’s Classic as part of CHArts Festival last month, Laurie took to the stage with daughters Jenny Poke and Sue Buckby as well as granddaughter Elyse Poke.  “It was hard work,” laughed Laurie.  “I had to keep up with these fellas!”  A prominent singer in Smithton since the...
Cignall closes its doors

Cignall closes its doors

From humble beginnings in their little Emmett Street store, Leo and Dianne Berechree have been a part of the retail landscape in the main street of Smithton since 1993.  After closing the business’ doors on September 27, the pair now look forward to being able to spend more time together.  Leo and Dianne opened the discount store known as Mac’s Liquidation to fill a need in Circular...

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