Thursday October 17, 2019
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Cignall closes its doors

Cignall closes its doors

From humble beginnings in their little Emmett Street store, Leo and Dianne Berechree have been a part of the retail landscape in the main street of Smithton since 1993.  After closing the business’ doors on September 27, the pair now look forward to being able to spend more time together.  Leo and Dianne opened the discount store known as Mac’s Liquidation to fill a need in Circular...
Engineering minds

Engineering minds

Smithton High School students applied innovative thinking at the annual Science and Engineering Investigation Awards.  Grade 10 student Alex Hardy, 16, was awarded Young Engineer of the Year for his design of a bomb-disposal robot. While grade nine students Ty Haywood, 14, and Joel Porteus, 15, teamed up to create a remote controlled rover with a cannon, and claim second place in the year...
Lifetime in the industry

Lifetime in the industry

Wells Waggons founders Neville and Sadie Wells have been inducted in the National Road Transport Hall of Fame.  The pair were lured to Alice Springs, Northern Territory in late August under the pretence that friends in the industry were to be inducted.  “My mind had wandered off a little, then I heard the name Sadie and began to register,” said Sadie.  “Well here is this couple...
Giant disappointment

Giant disappointment

 The Circular Head community has been rocked by the news the Circular Head Giants will not return to the field in 2020 or thereafter.  The Smithton Football Club entered recession at the start of the year, electing not to field any teams in the North West Football League due to a lack of committed players.  Following the annual general meeting on Wednesday October 2, the club...
Tennis is back!

Tennis is back!

Bust out the old sweatband and the dodgy racket, it’s time to hit the courts again.  With four pennants running Monday to Thursday and the opportunity to take part in tournaments on a few Saturdays, Smithton Tennis Club’s roster is packed to the brim this season.  Experienced players can take on Circular Head’s best of a Monday night as part of the mixed singles and doubles A Grade...
Tasmania’s champion

Tasmania’s champion

Local up-and-comer Sam Spinks has earned another accolade after a strong performance at the last Tasmanian Australian Power Boat Association race meeting in Rosevears near Launceston.  At the association dinner on August 24 Sam received a plethora of awards for his efforts throughout the season.  He finished first in the North West Power Boat Club’s 25 horsepower class and earned the...

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