Tuesday September 24, 2019
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Vietnam sacrifice honoured

Vietnam sacrifice honoured

Vietnam Veterans Day is on Sunday, August 18 welcoming the community to honour those who served in Vietnam and reflect on the sacrifice that war brings. The local service will be held at ANZAC Park, Smithton, Sunday morning at 11am. The Vietnam Veterans Service was first held in 2016 by the Circular Head RSL Centenary Committee, and it marked the 50th Anniversary of the Battle for Long...
Fire concerns on the lookout

Fire concerns on the lookout

The scenic lookout at Tier Hill has residents concerned this approaching bushfire season. The size of the trees, increased vegetation over the years and lack of maintenance are on top of the list of things that need addressing according to near-by resident, Maleena Carson. With the recent bushfire gripping much of the state earlier this year, the fear that it could easily happen again is...
Little legends

Little legends

The Little Athletics committee are crying out for help to keep their club afloat. Youngsters with an interest in athletics could be left out in the cold as Circular Head’s Little Athletics club continues to shrink. A drastic decline in numbers over the last four years now means the club has shrunk to less than a third of its original size. Committee numbers are also on the decline. A few...
Stanley rate hike

Stanley rate hike

A set of compounding factors has caused Circular Heads rates to jump up this year, much to the disgust of locals in Stanley. Rate notices were sent out recently and for some in Stanley it’s meant an increase of $300 to $450 above last year’s figure.  “If they’re going to increase rates why not make it even? Why have my rates gone up $450 and the bloke who lives over the...
Emmerton Win

Emmerton Win

Local aged care provider, Emmerton Park, has its residents and staff cheering after being crowned Regional, Rural, Remote Provider of the Year at the Aged and Community Services Australia (ACSA) awards last Thursday night. Emmerton Park chief executive officer, Ian Adams, is chuffed with the win and said they were the only provider who took residents to the awards night in...
Empowering young women

Empowering young women

Samantha Kay says the I Am Youth Project helped to unlock her individuality. This year, she’s involved in the program as a mentor to help the next generation of developing women.  The I Am Youth Project includes events, activities and workshops designed to help young women improve their self esteem, confidence and body image. The youth project evolved from a concept created by locals...

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