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A twist on the athletics carnival

A twist on the athletics carnival

Image: Students enjoy the novelty ball agility course. Glen Huon Primary School held its school athletics carnival on Thursday, September 15, providing a different twist on activities for students.  While traditional sprints, long distance and agility courses were held, it was the team up between the school’s Japanese and PE teacher to provide some new novelty events on the day that...
Big birthday celebrations for PAT

Big birthday celebrations for PAT

Image: From left, president of the Pensioners Association Tasmania Susan Perry, Huon Branch president Robert Staehr and member Maureen Oates cutting the cake. Big celebrations were held on Saturday, September 17 at the Baden Powell Scout Hall to mark 45 years of service in the Huon Valley for the Pensioners Association Huon Branch. The group, who hope to address isolation and loneliness...
To Find Happiness at Franklin Palais

To Find Happiness at Franklin Palais

Image: ARIA-award winning musician Josh Pyke will be completing a 30-stop regional tour for his latest album To Find Happiness, heading to the Franklin Palais on Sunday, November 20. (PS) On the back of his latest album To Find Happiness, Josh Pyke has announced he will be completing a 30-stop regional tour, arriving at the Franklin Palais on Sunday, November 20. ARIA Award winner Josh, after...
Reba Sear turns one

Reba Sear turns one

Image: Left, owner of Reba Sear Edwina Kidd and partner Brad Kitto celebrate the first birthday of Reba Sear café. An event space, gift shop, café and hotspot for all things local. Reba Sear could not have crammed more into its first year of business if it tried. Friday, September 9 was the first-year anniversary for the Huonville store, with owner Edwina Kidd expressing her excitement and...
Young artists represent Valley at Archies

Young artists represent Valley at Archies

Image: Cygnet Primary School Year 4 student Zsofia Borzak-Bell with her winning piece My Friend above. (PS) The 2022 Young Archies Awards, held on Saturday, August 27, had a large showing of budding Huon Valley artists at its exhibition at the UTAS School of Creative Arts and Media. Based on the famous Archibald Prize, the Young Archies Awards are an annual Tasmanian portrait competition...
Fitting launch for the reluctant cleric

Fitting launch for the reluctant cleric

Image: Peter Confeggi gave a reading of his book to those in attendance at his launch as well as to a virtual audience via livestream. St Johns Church in Franklin seemed a metaphorical place for the launch of Peter Confeggi’s book entitled Memoir of a Reluctant Cleric on Saturday, September 3. Mr Confeggi, formerly of Sydney, but now a settled Huon Valley resident, decided that the COVID...

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