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Running for the kids

Running for the kids

On a sunny morning on Sunday, November 7, runners pounded the pavement along Dover’s Esplanade for the Dover Fun Run. Over 160 runners, as well as some virtual runners from around the globe, attended the event, fundraising for the Royal Hobart Hospital’s Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), raising a total of over $8000. The first place male for the Tassal 10 kilometre run went to David...
Writers program for Sacred Heart

Writers program for Sacred Heart

Sacred Heart Catholic School in Geeveston was selected as a school site for the Young Writers Program, with the initiative kicking off on Thursday, October 28. The program, funded by the Primary English Teaching Association Australia (PETA), aims to motivate and inspire students to be passionate about writing by giving them the opportunity to work with a real published author. Dr Sarah Jane...
Huonville High Year 11 and 12 awards

Huonville High Year 11 and 12 awards

Huonville High School celebrated the end of the year for the Year 11 and 12 classes with a cocktail party at the Huon Valley Trade Training Centre on Thursday, October 28, with students also receiving awards for their work throughout the year. Geoff Williamson, principal of Huonville High School, in his welcome address to the students and staff at the celebration, said that he was impressed by...

Huon Valley waiting on change

While the Tasmanian Government announced in January of this year an Inquiry into Rural Health Services for Tasmania, many in the Huon Valley community have noticed the gradual decline in services, especially in emergency services. Ambulance response times and access to emergency medical help has been raised by a variety of community and medical organisations which sparked the Rural Health...
Local nominated for Young Achiever

Local nominated for Young Achiever

Huonville local, Kiara Adams has been nominated for the TADPAC Print Service to the Disability Sector Award in the 2022 Young Achiever Awards. Ms Adams, who was anonymously nominated for the award, has been highlighted by her nominators as someone who has developed and come very far in her life. Being diagnosed with autism from the age of four, Kiara’s nominators highlight how Kiara has had a...

Wine list waiting on win

Wine Tasmania has announced the finalists in its 2021 Tasmanian Wine List Award, with Geeveston restaurant, The Old Bank of Geeveston, one of the finalists named. Following an application process, finalists in the 2021 Tasmanian Wine List of the Year competition have been selected and voting for the People’s Choice Best Tasmanian Wine List closed Monday, October 18, with winners to be announced...

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