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Festival of Carols in Huonville

Festival of Carols in Huonville

Huon Valley Theatre Inc. turned the Huonville Town Hall into the North Pole on Saturday, December 4, with a variety of Christmas songs and carols and some special guest appearances bringing Christmas cheer. The event, produced by Lauren Asschers and Saahza Hensley, brought out the Christmas jolly in the Huon Valley community, with those who attended enthusiastic about the evening and dressed in...
Christmas is back in the Valley

Christmas is back in the Valley

The Huon District Lions Christmas Parade travelled through Ranelagh and Huonville on Saturday, November 27, with sunny weather leading to a great turnout on the day. While it was a smaller crowd for this year’s event due to COVID regulations, the usual ice cream, lollies and appearance from Santa still went ahead, with plenty of Christmas cheer spread by Santa and his helpers and a welcome...
Geeveston Guides celebrate 100

Geeveston Guides celebrate 100

The Geeveston Girl Guides celebrated 100 years of Guides at the Geeveston Town Hall on Sunday, November 28, with current and former Girl Guides and Guide Leaders invited for a centenary high tea. The Geeveston Girl Guides officially opened in 1921 and the current Girl Guides and Leaders organised a display of history around the town hall, with previous uniforms, badges, Guide books and manuals...
Raising age falls short

Raising age falls short

Huon Valley’s Amnesty Southern Group was presented with an award from Amnesty International Australia this week for seven years of outstanding activism, challenging injustice and defending human rights in Australia and around the world. While the group is honoured by the award and recognition, the excitement was short-lived following a recent announcement from all state Attorneys-General that...
Star returns home

Star returns home

When Dover local Steven Bradley was just in his twenties, he stumbled along a star amongst the abalone shells on Dover Wharf. “At the time, I was working for Dover Fisheries, where I was bagging up the abalone shells for sale,” Mr Bradley described. “I had knelt down to relieve my back and put my knee right on something sharp.” A Pacific Star medal was jutting out between the abalone shells,...
Local hero back home

Local hero back home

Remembrance Day, last Thursday, November 11, marked the return home of a Cygnet local’s memorabilia to the Cygnet RSL Sub-Branch. Secretary of the Cygnet RSL Sub-Branch, George Fikerle started the Remembrance Day ceremony sharply at 11am before Sub-Branch president, Laurie Storan gave an address to those who had attended. “I am fortunate enough to have visited Gallipoli and the Western Front...

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