Saturday, 25 May 2024
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Bike in Bloom

The 'Bike in Bloom' project is a fantastic example of how repurposing metal waste in a creative way can engage with the community and promote sustainability along the Geeveston to Port Huon Walking Track. It's heartening to see a small and local business taking the initiative to transform discarded materials into something both aesthetically pleasing and functional, in this case, a landscape...

Honouring the Palais

Keeping an old building looking its best requires a lot of work, and regular sprucing up. Over the winter months, the Palais Theatre has undergone a fair amount of beautification and repair work, making sure it is ready for a busy spring and summer of events.Most noticeably from the outside, the Palais now has new front steps and hand railings that are fully compliant with current regulations...

Slow down in school zones

Sacred Heart Catholic School, Geeveston, is one of the few schools in the state that does not have a variable speed limit during school drop-off and pick-up times, with a fixed speed limit of 80 kilometres per hour. Typically, a speed limit of 40 kilometres per hour applies in Tasmanian school zones during busier times of the day. Often there'll be a school zone sign that will reflect what...
Defeating MND, one step at a time

Defeating MND, one step at a time

Cousins Holly Townsend and Bethany Brett are taking part in the MND (Motor Neuron Disease) Association of Tasmania's fundraising event Walk to d'Feet MND on 15 October 2023, in what will be their fourth consecutive year attending. The first year they attended, in 2019, they had put a group together with their Mother's Group called 'Mums for Marg' with the idea to attend with their little babies...
Huon Valley locals selected in All-Stars

Huon Valley locals selected in All-Stars

Image: The All-Stars Series SFL Under 20s team. The inaugural SFL Women in Football breakfast on Friday, June 9 was a resounding success, with an impressive turnout of 300 attendees at Wrest Point. The event aimed to celebrate the evergrowing field of female players in Tasmania, also providing the perfect opportunity for players inducted to the All-Stars Series games to be formally...
Local job opportunities on show

Local job opportunities on show

Image: Chair of the Southern Employment and Training Network Robert Banfield and Huon Valley Council Mayor Sally Doyle cut the ribbon to officially open the Huon Valley Jobs Expo. Employers and service providers took over the Huon Valley Trade Training Centre on Friday, June 9, with those in the job hunt or looking to upskill invited to see what is on offer for the local region.  The...

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