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Years of dedication

Years of dedication

Nigel Kingston has been playing hockey for as long as he could hold a stick. When Kingston started his career with the Saints at age 11, the Greater Northern League had a much smaller representation in Circular Head with just two mens teams: the Under 17 side and Division One.  Hockey was soon a part of life, taking up every Tuesday and Thursday night with training as well as game day on...
Walking for the cause

Walking for the cause

In a Relay for Life first, Circular Head will try something new next year.  In the past, the Cancer Council event is run over 20 hours, however the 2020 biennial event will be reduced to 12 hours.  From 10am to 10pm teams will circle the oval at Smithton Recreation Ground to raise funds for research and support services.  “Relay For Life is an opportunity for everybody across...
The Kromicles of Paul

The Kromicles of Paul

In a lifetime which includes two stints of missionary service in foreign countries, Paul Krom reflects on a life of variety.  The flying dutchman Born in Hoorn, Holland, Paul moved to Australia with his family in 1959, aged eight.  He attended St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School and Salesian College in Victoria, before graduating and picking up an apprenticeship as an aircraft...
Swan song

Swan song

Irishtown Football Club’s Johnathon Swan, also known as Swanny, is a good old-fashioned one-club man, with 300 games for the Irishtown Canaries under his belt. Starting his football career at age nine, Swanny ran out for the first time with the Canaries’ Under 13 side 23 years ago.  He’s been representing the club in some way, shape or form almost every Saturday since, notching up 300...
Don’t be wasteful

Don’t be wasteful

Circular Head Council has a goal to divert 50 per cent of our waste from landfill by 2024.  A draft of the Waste Strategy 2019-24 is now out for public consultation.  The strategy’s objective is to grow a sustainable community through initiatives which encourage discarded materials to be used as resources and to be re-used and recycled, rather than sent to landfill. “Council is...
Kelly’s big chop

Kelly’s big chop

Kelly Honess has cut off her luscious locks to donate to Variety, an organisation which makes wigs for children who have lost their hair due to long term medical conditions. A former triathlete, Kelly began growing her hair out when the Circular Head War Memorial Swimming Pool closed. “I used to have short hair when I was doing triathlons,” she says. “Two shakes and it was dry. It was the...

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