Tuesday May 21, 2019
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Greenhouse goodness

Greenhouse goodness

Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation has prevented more than 1300 plastic bottles from going to landfill with an innovative new project. Working with the Department of Jobs and Small Business’ Work for the Dole program, CHAC has constructed a greenhouse entirely from recycled or repurposed materials. The Work for the Dole program provides not-for-profit organisations with an extra set of hands...
Capturing country life

Capturing country life

A day in the life of Jocelyn Flint takes the local legend all over the region. The short film series Women of the Island will share the untold stories of everyday heroes including this Circular Head local.  Jocelyn is the photographer behind Mengha’s Back Paddock: a Facebook page showcasing country life in Circular Head, both past and present. Women of the Island filmmaker Lara van Raay and...
No horsing around

No horsing around

Hundreds of hours of volunteer work has gone into getting ready for this year’s State Trails Championship. Circular Head Pony Club will host around 100 riders from all over the state at the annual event to be held at Tall Timbers this weekend. The event will see locals Elyse Poke, Kelsey Bramich, David Gardiner and Britney Arnold take part in the titles, having qualified last year. Judges from...
Growing generosity

Growing generosity

Circular Head experienced a ripper hay and silage season late last year. To lend a helping hand to those less fortunate, local farmers are donating fodder to drought affected communities in New South Wales. A project in partnership with Smithton Lions Club and Circular Head Agricultural Society, the appeal will see more than 500 square bales shipped across the Bass Strait to the Port of Eden,...
French fry supply

French fry supply

McCain Foods in Smithton will receive a $37 million infrastructure upgrade next year, making the local plant the leading french fry production facility in Australia and New Zealand. The multi-million dollar investment supports the recent addition of 17 new permanent jobs at the potato plant. A further 60 jobs will be created during the construction phase along with $15 million in local trade and...
Third time’s a charm

Third time’s a charm

The Irishtown Canaries bucked their finals form slump on Saturday, following two years of Circular Head Cricket Association premiership disappointment.  Marrawah captain Shane Babcock won the toss and nominated to field, leaving Irishtown openers Joel Keep and Zaryn Monson to pad up. The boys in green and gold have finished atop the association ladder three years in a row, with a record...

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