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Turbine proposal winds up community

Turbine proposal winds up community

Opponents of the Western Plains wind farm development have voted with their feet and their wheels, bringing tractors and boats in a visual protest against the project in Stanley last Tuesday. Developers Epuron had booked the Stanley Town Hall for a community drop-in session from 4-7pm on June 22, giving those concerned or interested an opportunity to swing by and learn more about the...
An eggscellent head for business

An eggscellent head for business

Deah Grey is an innovative 14 year old, forging a name for herself in the local community. Living on her family’s dairy farm at Edith Creek she has spent the last few months getting herself all set up with her own egg business. Deah had six chickens that were laying too many eggs for them to eat, so she was giving them away. “I decided I’d research what I would have to do to be able to...
Thirty up for Colleen

Thirty up for Colleen

Wells Waggons bus driver Colleen Hinds was commended for her 30 years of service to the industry at the Tasmanian Bus Conference in Hobart last week, despite having actually worked at the depot for 32 years. “It was actually my 30 year anniversary in 2019,” Colleen explained. “But Kimbra forgot to nominate me, and then they didn’t have a dinner in 2020, so I’m finally getting my certificate...
Roughing it for a cause

Roughing it for a cause

On any given night, while the majority of us are tucked up nice and warm in our beds there are over 8,000 people sleeping rough in improvised dwellings, tents or outdoors.  The majority of people facing homelessness are living in cars, on the couches of friends or family, or in overcrowded, temporary or unsuitable accommodation or caravan parks. This year Robbie Nicholson is making it his...
Therapeutic project displays history

Therapeutic project displays history

The Circular Head RSL Subbranch has benefited from a project completed by John Findlater Junior, who has spent the better part of a year working hard to turn one of the club’s plain timber tables into an iconic piece of local history. John, who makes replicas of service medals for the families of returned veterans, was in Circular Head to pick up some medals when he enquired about the...
District champions to take on state

District champions to take on state

The Circular Head Pony Club will take on the best of the state after being crowned district champions at the Prince Phillip Mounted Games in Inglis. Team member Elyse Poke gives us all the details. On May 16 Inglis Pony Club hosted the North West Prince Phillip Mounted Games. For Circular Head Pony Club the A division consisted of David Gardiner, Jemima Gardiner, Britney Arnold, Elyse Poke and...

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