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Boat ramp revamp

Boat ramp revamp

With summer just around the corner, the upgrading of Montagu Boat Ramp will have local fisherman keen to get on the water.  Marine and Safety Tasmania (MAST) has partially closed the boat ramp to allow the replacement of the landing stage and upgrading of the western boat ramp.  Dedicated users are still able to access the right-hand lane of the eastern boat ramp, and boats can still...
Avenue of remembrance

Avenue of remembrance

Anzac Park’s landscape is changing to unveil a meaningful project.  Circular Head Council’s works team has been levelling out the Smithton park to allow for the Circular Head RSL World War I Centenary Committee’s memorial trail project.  The vision, committee member Lizzy Gale said, is to recognise Circular Head veterans and their sacrifices in a reflective space.  “Our project...
Forty years of friendship

Forty years of friendship

Share and Care has been changing lives for 40 years.  Formerly Marrawah and Redpa Share and Care, the group formed on August 21, 1979 and last month, with founding member Ann Nicholls, celebrated the past four decades.  “Well I was the sister down in Marrawah for many years,” said Mrs Nicholls, of her nursing days.  “When I went around the district on my rounds I found a lot of...
Worries on the wharf

Worries on the wharf

The increasingly restricted access TasPorts is imposing on the port of Stanley is coming to a head.  Member for Murchison Ruth Forrest last week wrote to the Minister for Infrastructure Michael Ferguson to intervene on the matter.  “The Stanley Port is an important community asset that [has been] part of the culture and recreational activities of Circular Hear residents and visitors...
An ultra victory

An ultra victory

Smithton’s Judi Leale set out to complete Scottsdale’s 54 kilometre Rail Trail Run and Ride in eight hours.  Donning race number 123, the long distance extraordinaire blitzed the scenic circuit in five hours and 10 minutes to win the women’s title on Saturday August 17.  Hosted by the Rotary Club of Scottsdale with Ultrain, the second annual event featured two days of competition....
Milestone in the making

Milestone in the making

For the first time since community members made a splash in Swirl in May, Smithton Wellbeing Indoor Recreation and Leisure was still on Thursday August 29.  The warmth of the multi-million dollar facility was welcomed by all on a brisk winter day outside as community members gathered for the official opening.  A truly community-owned project, locals joined with Circular Head...

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