Sunday October 20, 2019
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Poss ready to pounce

Poss ready to pounce

Jacqlyn Poss is thriving as the new Smithton Saints import.  Having played college basketball for the University of Denver in Colorado and then a season in Luxembourg, Poss is enjoying the challenges that come with playing in the North West Basketball Union.  “It’s definitely a different experience here,” she says.  “I’m a person that does what the team...
Embracing community

Embracing community

The Circular Head community is set to benefit from a Tasmanian Community Fund grant to work towards alleviating social isolation.  The funding will support the foundation of the Rural Health program Embracing Community, which aims to lift victims out of social isolation by providing a space for locals to interact with each other through programs and events.  To celebrate the launch,...
Robotic dairy plans

Robotic dairy plans

Circular Head Council has gained $4.8 million to go towards Agritas Trade College projects.  Tasmanian Nationals Senator Steve Martin was in Smithton yesterday to announce the funding.  The Duck River Meadows project is made up of $2M to fund the development of a robotic dairy and $2.8M to establish an tourism and information hub at Agritas.  The robotic dairy will be utilised...
Always up for a yarn

Always up for a yarn

Notepad and pen at the ready, Smithton’s Isaac Popowski is diving into reporting for the Circular Head Chronicle.  A familiar face to many, the local lad has been roaming the region since February as community news reporter.  “I wanted to be a writer when I was younger,” says the 19-year-old, “but it never seemed like a realistic career.”  Until one day while flicking through...
Trust in community

Trust in community

Since 1906, the Circular Head Chronicle has served our community.  Generations of locals have trusted in the paper to deliver community news and events each week.  Now, the local newspaper enters a new chapter as ownership changes hands from Craig and Amanda Saward to proprietor Robert ‘Bob’ Yeates, bringing four generations of newspaper knowledge to the Chronicle.   Yeates...
Highway priorities

Highway priorities

Now is the time to have your say on the Bass Highway.  Federal Member for Braddon Justine Keay was in Smithton on Friday to launch a survey to identify areas of priority for roadworks.  This community consultation will inform plans for works between Detention and Marrawah.  Wells Waggons general manager Kimbra Wells urged locals to put pen to paper.  “If you have a...

Circular Head Chronicle

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