Wednesday February 26, 2020
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Discover our history

Discover our history

Embark on an adventure of historical discovery with Circular Head Heritage Centre.  Coinciding with the National Trust’s Australian Heritage Festival, the local event will be brimming with our region’s rich heritage.  Following the theme This Place Matters, delve into stories of Circular Head’s early settlement.  Learn old style spinning and weaving with Cindy Radford and watch...
Spirit carries on

Spirit carries on

For Warrant Officer 1 John Menhenick, the spirit of the Anzacs lives on in all Australians.  The Circular Head RSL World War I Centenary Committee hosted the Royal Australian Navy officer at Anzac Day services across the region on Thursday. In Smithton, Warrant Officer Menhenick spoke of the spirit and mateship born by the Anzacs.  “The origins of the Anzac legend and its...
Millions for meadows 

Millions for meadows 

Agritas Trade College’s latest project now has support from both sides of government.  Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay was in Smithton on Monday to commit $6 million to the Duck River Meadows project should Labor win the federal election on May 18.  Tasmanian Nationals Senator Steve Martin provided $4.8 million in March to fund the development of a robotic dairy and heritage...
Speedy Spinks

Speedy Spinks

Local teen Sam Spinks worked his way up from pole five to pole two for the final race of the Australian Power Boating Association Championships in March.  Participating in power boating since age 11, Sam nurtures a keen interest in the high speed sport.  Purchasing a boat in 2011, Sam made the plunge and stepped out of junior competition and into the 25 horsepower open hull outboard...
Robert Street worries

Robert Street worries

Margaret Street resident Ray Blazely is urging drivers to slow down on Robert Street.  The Smithton local says traffic from Circular Head Child Care Centre is in a precarious position as cars come over the crest of the Robert Street hill at high speeds.  “There are a lot of cars that come and go from this area,” he says.  “It worries me to know children are in the backseats of...
Four generations of service

Four generations of service

Serviceman Kelvin Bryant reflects on the service of his father, grandfather and great grandfather every year on Anzac Day. A former Royal Australian Navy serviceman, the day has always been one of solemn reflection for the Stanley resident.  With 41 years of active service under his belt, April 25 is a day of reflection not only on his service, but the service of the three generations of...

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