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Family support, always

Family support, always

Volunteering was instilled in Circular Head’s Citizen of the Year from a young age.  Born and bred in Circular Head, and as a founding member of Circular Head Rural Youth, Jenny Poke played a part in creating a community for young people working on the land.  It is through this group that Jenny met her husband Leighton Poke. Over the years, she took on the role of secretary at club...
Talent on the court

Talent on the court

Marshall Evans, Ella Cobbing, Milana Thorp and Jacob Furphy last week performed among the nation’s best up-and-coming players at the 2019 Australian Country Junior Basketball Cup.  The locals were among more than 700 players, coaches and officials at the annual competition played in Albury–Wodonga on the New South Wales and Victorian border. In his third appearance at the national...
Just warming up

Just warming up

As temperatures soar, so too does the thermometer of shares in the Circular Head Community Bank. The gauge at the Smith Street branch indicates how many shares have been purchased by the community.  A branch of the Bendigo Bank, the Community Bank last week reached the minimum $450,000 target of shareholder funds and now boasts more than 120 shareholders.  “To raise $450,000 in...
Six secures premiership

Six secures premiership

The Tall Timbers Forest Stanley Demons are the reigning Burnie Cricket League Twenty20 premiers.  The team defeated Acton and Yolla by forfeit in round one of the competition before the weather forced an abandoned match against Stowport in round two, along with a 35-run victory against Natone.  Finishing rounds one and two in second spot on the ladder, the Demons gained a place in...
Long lasting support

Long lasting support

Jantze Fahey has community in mind, always. The Smithton resident was last month awarded a Life Membership to the Emmerton Park Auxiliary.  Recognised for more than 15 years of dedication to the organisation, Mrs Fahey followed in her mother Jean Fenton’s footsteps. “In the early days of the Wybia, Mum was one of many volunteers who would go in on a Saturday and Sunday to cook meals to...
Travelling donations

Travelling donations

The kind hearts of Circular Head have raised more than $7000 for Cancer Council Tasmania.  Smithton residents Tyrone Morrison and Betty Kay recently held separate fundraisers to support the local Transport to Treatment service.  What started out as banter between Tyrone and wife Amy spiralled into a fundraising quest with friends last week. When the Circular Head Giant’s locks...

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