Tuesday January 28, 2020
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Kelly’s big chop

Kelly’s big chop

Kelly Honess has cut off her luscious locks to donate to Variety, an organisation which makes wigs for children who have lost their hair due to long term medical conditions. A former triathlete, Kelly began growing her hair out when the Circular Head War Memorial Swimming Pool closed. “I used to have short hair when I was doing triathlons,” she says. “Two shakes and it was dry. It was the...
Top of the north west

Top of the north west

The strength of Circular Head players was showcased during Hockey Tasmania’s June Long Weekend Junior Regional Challenge.  Representing the north west, 24 players from Circular Head travelled to Hobart to take on teams from the north and south in a round-robin series at the Tasmanian Hockey Centre.  The annual competition provides an opportunity for players to test themselves against...
Come on, clean up

Come on, clean up

While many revelled in recreational activities in our great outdoors during the June long weekend, Rocky Cape Lions Club put on gloves to keep our slice of paradise pristine.  Scouring the side of the Bass Highway at Detention River and cleaning up nearby Myoora Park, the club collected six bags of rubbish in 45 minutes.  President Victoria Cochrane says this is the worst state the...
Knight returns

Knight returns

Former Smithton Saint Matthew Knight returns to town this Friday (June 21) after a decorated career with the Perth Wildcats.  Developing a love for the game from a young age, Knight played with the Saints Under 13 and Under 15 sides before moving to Burnie in grade nine. He now returns to pass on his playing knowledge to the Saints’ next generation at a series of development...
Life saving lessons

Life saving lessons

Circular Head Amateur Swim Club is back.  The club was last in the pool on October 8, 2015 – the night before the closure of the Circular Head War Memorial Swimming Pool.  Back in the fast lane at the Smithton Wellbeing Indoor Recreation and Leisure centre, the club is keen to get back to routine.  The winter season started last week and will run until the end of term...
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Red for Aleyna

Edith Creek Primary School’s Aleyna Harrison was humbled by the support of her classmates as they donned red to raise awareness for cystic fibrosis. Diagnosed at birth, Aleyna has led a more complicated life than most children her age.  Cystic fibrosis is a genetic condition that occurs when a person inherits the gene from both parents.  On average, one in 25 people carry the cystic...

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