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Another win for Arnold

Another win for Arnold

Britney Arnold has cleaned up yet another win after taking out the Grade 3 Juniors title at a one day event in Inglis on Sunday January 19. The event is graded across three disciplines, dressage, cross country and show jumping. “After dressage I was sitting third with a 3.5 point gap between myself and the leader,” said Arnold. With the cross country leg of the event up next, Arnold knew she...
A cooling idea

A cooling idea

A colourful medley of scraps of fabric has been stitched and sent to communities in fire affected regions around the country.  Circular Head’s Town and Country Patchwork Quilters have crafted more than six dozen ‘cool ties’ to cool down volunteers doing the hard yards to clean up the devastation caused by catastrophic fires. The ‘Cool the Vollies’ campaign on Facebook is calling for...
A charming country voice

A charming country voice

Devil Country Muster 2019 Talent Quest Under 16 winner Breah Guest will grace the stage again next month.  Breah, 15, will perform the National Anthem in opening this year’s event while 2019 All Ages winner Romany Shackloth will feature as an artist on the line up.  “It’s a beautiful family atmosphere,” Breah said of the event.  “Everyone is welcoming and encouraging, and up...
Young karters show promise

Young karters show promise

Jaiden Marshall and Lucas Furphy are two shining examples of what the future of the Circular Head Kart Club holds.  With two wins from two starts for Jaiden, and Lucas consistently claiming podium places, the future is bright.  Jaiden’s father Michael said Lucas encouraged Jaiden to try his hand at the sport. “He actually had a go in [Lucas’] kart at a come and try day at Briant...
New court for   community hub

New court for  community hub

Forest Sports Centre is set to spend $240,000 in upgrades including the installation of the community’s first public toilet.  The community centre received $170,000 from the Tasmanian Community Fund to upgrade its tennis court, along with new lighting, fencing and an all abilities public toilet.  Circular Head Council has committed an additional $30,000 to support the project, along...
Strength and support

Strength and support

Cooper Horton has been a beacon of strength for his family since his diagnosis of Hodgkin’s lymphoma.  It was this time last year when the fit and healthy 17-year-old’s complexion began to pale.  Noticing this, mum Jodie Wainwright worried but Cooper assured, he felt fine.  Gradually, Cooper began to notice a shortness of breath during every day activities. He now knows he...

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