Sunday July 21, 2019
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Aiming sky high

Aiming sky high

Caleb Franks is the inaugural recipient of the Rotary Club of Smithton Bursary.  Presented at the Circular Head Celebration of Education event, the scholarship epitomises the club’s values of supporting education and growing local economies, Rotarian Ricky Tuck said at the presentation.  “We are all aware a good education has the power to change a life,” he says.  “Caleb’s...
Success on the horizon 

Success on the horizon 

Lewis Nicholls is this year’s recipient of the Mayor’s Education Fund bursary.  The 19-year-old accepted the scholarship at the Circular Head Celebration of Education event on February 1.  Growing up in Marrawah, Lewis attended Redpa Primary School and Smithton High School, then later Hellyer College in Burnie.  In 2017, Lewis achieved an outstanding ATAR of 98.5, placing him...
Anecdotes from the coast 

Anecdotes from the coast 

The Wise Women of the West love to share a yarn. Many of their stories are set in the Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area, the Western Tasmania Aboriginal Cultural Landscape or state reserves.  Formed by Eunice Atkins, Jocelyn Flint and Sue Popowski, the Wise Women of the West is an online group for locals and visitors to share their stories and experiences of those areas.  The Circular...
Lifetime of volunteering

Lifetime of volunteering

Recognised in the Australia Day 2019 Honours List, Tom O’Halloran is humbled by his achievements.  The Irishtown local was honoured in the General Division of the Order of Australia for his longstanding service to community.  A familiar face around Irishtown Football Club, there is not a match Tom has missed as a Canary fan through and through.  He is a former president,...
Service to community

Service to community

Most days Lynton Free is at the Circular Head depot of the Tasmanian State Emergency Service, tinkering around trucks or brushing up on his knowledge.  The unit manager of the Circular Head branch recently received an Emergency Services Medal in the Australia Day 2019 Honours List.  The Meritorious Award recognises Lynton’s involvement in the local service for more than a quarter of...
Heart of gold

Heart of gold

Anne Fagg’s proclivity for volunteering comes naturally.  The Rocky Cape resident was recently recognised in the General Division of the Order of Australia in the Australia Day 2019 Honours List for her services to the communities of Rocky Cape and Wynyard.  She shares the honour with husband Chris, who was recognised for his services to the Australian Army Cadets and Northern...

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