Tuesday, 31 March 2020
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Athletics carnival completed ahead of COVID shut down

Athletics carnival completed ahead of COVID shut down

Huonville High School (HHS) held its annual athletics carnival across two days last week, luckily scraping in ahead of the coronavirus shut down of all school activities. Students competed across a wide range of track and field events, with the 1500 metre race held separately on a class-by-class basis in order to keep timing manageable. HHS Health and Physical Education teacher Richard Cowlard...
Calling for our fair share

Calling for our fair share

The Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) Fairer Share advocacy campaign began in the lead up to the 2019 Federal Election, calling on the Federal Government to re- store the Commonwealth Financial Assistance Grants to local government back to a level equal to at least one per cent of Commonwealth taxation revenue - the level they were at in 1996. Huon Valley Mayor Bec Enders...
Taste done and dusted for 2020

Taste done and dusted for 2020

Food, wine, cider, fresh produce, arts and crafts, and rocking entertainment - the 28th year of A Taste of the Huon brought big things to the Ranelagh Recreation Grounds last Sunday and Monday.  Each year, the Taste attracts large crowds with organisers hoping that crowd number would top 20,000 this year, the cool weather kept numbers lower than hoped, but there was still a large crowd from...
Another opportunity to grab a good book

Another opportunity to grab a good book

With the help of his parents Sally and Phil, six-year-old Hugh Millington-Schwan of Crabtree is helping to spread a love of literacy in his local community. The Millington-Schwans have built a new Street Library at their gate in Sharpes Road, Crabtree, where you can take a book, leave a book and share a book.  “People often pass our gate on bikes, on horses and on foot, so we have had...
Science shows positive practice makes perfect

Science shows positive practice makes perfect

The Association of Pet Dog Trainers Australia (APDT) and Pet Professionals Guild Australia (PPGA) have joined forces to promote the use of humane, positive reinforcement methods to dog owners and the dog training industry, and they say that science backs up their call, a 2018 study conducted for the BCSPCA showing that a positive, reward-based approach to dog training, yields the best results.Jo...
This week in the Huon News

This week in the Huon News

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