Saturday November 16, 2019
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The Kromicles of Paul

The Kromicles of Paul

In a lifetime which includes two stints of missionary service in foreign countries, Paul Krom reflects on a life of variety.  The flying dutchman Born in Hoorn, Holland, Paul moved to Australia with his family in 1959, aged eight.  He attended St Anthony’s Catholic Primary School and Salesian College in Victoria, before graduating and picking up an apprenticeship as an aircraft...
Swan song

Swan song

Irishtown Football Club’s Johnathon Swan, also known as Swanny, is a good old-fashioned one-club man, with 300 games for the Irishtown Canaries under his belt. Starting his football career at age nine, Swanny ran out for the first time with the Canaries’ Under 13 side 23 years ago.  He’s been representing the club in some way, shape or form almost every Saturday since, notching up 300...
Don’t be wasteful

Don’t be wasteful

Circular Head Council has a goal to divert 50 per cent of our waste from landfill by 2024.  A draft of the Waste Strategy 2019-24 is now out for public consultation.  The strategy’s objective is to grow a sustainable community through initiatives which encourage discarded materials to be used as resources and to be re-used and recycled, rather than sent to landfill. “Council is...
Kelly’s big chop

Kelly’s big chop

Kelly Honess has cut off her luscious locks to donate to Variety, an organisation which makes wigs for children who have lost their hair due to long term medical conditions. A former triathlete, Kelly began growing her hair out when the Circular Head War Memorial Swimming Pool closed. “I used to have short hair when I was doing triathlons,” she says. “Two shakes and it was dry. It was the...
Top of the north west

Top of the north west

The strength of Circular Head players was showcased during Hockey Tasmania’s June Long Weekend Junior Regional Challenge.  Representing the north west, 24 players from Circular Head travelled to Hobart to take on teams from the north and south in a round-robin series at the Tasmanian Hockey Centre.  The annual competition provides an opportunity for players to test themselves against...
Come on, clean up

Come on, clean up

While many revelled in recreational activities in our great outdoors during the June long weekend, Rocky Cape Lions Club put on gloves to keep our slice of paradise pristine.  Scouring the side of the Bass Highway at Detention River and cleaning up nearby Myoora Park, the club collected six bags of rubbish in 45 minutes.  President Victoria Cochrane says this is the worst state the...

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