Thursday November 21, 2019
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Tennis is back!

Tennis is back!

Bust out the old sweatband and the dodgy racket, it’s time to hit the courts again.  With four pennants running Monday to Thursday and the opportunity to take part in tournaments on a few Saturdays, Smithton Tennis Club’s roster is packed to the brim this season.  Experienced players can take on Circular Head’s best of a Monday night as part of the mixed singles and doubles A Grade...
Tasmania’s champion

Tasmania’s champion

Local up-and-comer Sam Spinks has earned another accolade after a strong performance at the last Tasmanian Australian Power Boat Association race meeting in Rosevears near Launceston.  At the association dinner on August 24 Sam received a plethora of awards for his efforts throughout the season.  He finished first in the North West Power Boat Club’s 25 horsepower class and earned the...
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...

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