Friday, 12 August 2022
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Indigenous round sees 'Battle of the Huon' between Huonville and Cygnet

Indigenous round sees 'Battle of the Huon' between Huonville and Cygnet

Last Saturday saw both the Huonville Lions and Cygnet Port support Indigenous round, wearing specially designed jumpers for the Women's, Colts, Reserves and Seniors matches. Purchase a copy of the Huon News today to read all of the match reports, as well as plenty of great action shots from all games!
26TEN helping locals

26TEN helping locals

Approximately one in two people in Tasmania do not have the literacy and numeracy skills that are needed for life in a technologically rich world, something that 26TEN is working to improve in the Huon Valley.As a 26TEN Community, businesses, organisations, and individuals are working to help Huon Valley residents improve their adult literacy and numeracy skills, with everyone in the Huon Valley...
Voices of the housing struggle

Voices of the housing struggle

In time for Homelessness Week, the Huon Valley Council (HVC), in partnership with three other councils, has released five stories from individuals around southern Tasmania in the ‘I Am Somebody’ project from Monday, August 1 to Friday, August 5, to highlight the impact of housing stress and homelessness amongst the local community.Two of those stories included a focus on people in the Huon...
Huonville High students green thumbs

Huonville High students green thumbs

Image: From left, Nick, Broden and Saila were all keen to get planting on National Tree Day. National Tree Day on Friday, July 29 prompted some Huonville High School students to grow a green thumb for the day.  The Zayed Huon Energy Futures Team and the STEM group joined forces to plant out a shelter belt between both the high school and Huonville Primary School. Despite some mediocre...
Anniversary of Friday Night Games

Anniversary of Friday Night Games

Image: Lance Ryan, a regular in the Friday Night Games program and owner of Oxymoron Games, teaches one of his boardgame creations to participants. The Huon Valley Hub held the birthday celebrations to envy all birthdays last Friday night, honouring the first year anniversary of the Friday Night Games youth program.  The Friday Night Games program has become a much-welcomed part of the...

Freshwater quality in the Huon

Local Landcare organisations are hoping to reform Waterwatch groups around the Valley, after the waning of interest and the need for more quality water testing in the Huon. Waterwatch began as a community water sampling program, primarily based at the Huon Valley Council (HVC), with reports and studies arising from data collected within the Waterwatch community helping to inform State...

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