Sunday December 15, 2019
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Senior superstars

Senior superstars

Ross ‘Rossy’ Arnold and David ‘Woody’ Woodward have been to every state in Australia playing Over 60 Veterans Cricket, and while victories have been few and far between, the pair have plenty of stories to tell.  As many as 32 teams meet in one state for four days of banter, yarn spinning and cricket – each day stiffer and sorer than the last.  “Waking up is never pretty,” said...
Legen-dairy ladies

Legen-dairy ladies

We’ve all heard the stereotypes about farms and the men who work on them, but what about the women who stand by them?  For many, farm work is more than an occupation and it doesn’t take long for living on a farm to start having an impact on everything you do.  It’s easy to lose touch with your mates or to find time to get away from the property or catch up with friends. With that in...
Make a hound’s day 

Make a hound’s day 

Smithton Police’s latest recruit Constable Mark Hickey and his offsider rescue dog Diesel are on a mission.  For Diesel, the basset hound cross springer spaniel’s instinct is to follow his nose and with a whole new area to search in Circular Head, he has been busy exploring. By his side is Constable Hickey who transferred to the Smithton station two months ago. The inquisitive pup knows...
The country muster is coming 

The country muster is coming 

You know you’re in devil country when the Akubras come out.  “It’s exciting,” Devil Country Muster organiser Julie Bernhagen said.  “Once those flags go up in the main street and the caravans start driving in!”  Look out the car window and you may spot a suspiciously tall Tasmanian devil roaming the streets too.  The atmosphere in Smithton changes when the Devil Country...
Departing doctors 

Departing doctors 

Smithton Medical Centre patients can expect an increase in waiting times as the private practice experiences a shortage of doctors.  The cost of consultations is also expected to rise.  The King Street practice will be reduced from one part time and six full time doctors to one part time and three full time doctors in January.  Dr Edwin Barui and Dr Aaron Hawkins, both of whom...
Love local? Shop local

Love local? Shop local

The silly season is fast approaching and with staff get-togethers and family gatherings packing out the time between now and then, why would you want to leave town? Just six weeks separate us from Christmas and as that date moves closer it can be difficult to find the time to purchase gifts.  Thankfully, Circular Head has once again provided the goods. We are lucky to live in an area...

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