Monday, 27 September 2021
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Nexus expands disability support services to the Huon and Channel

Nexus expands disability support services to the Huon and Channel

Tasmanian disability support provider, Nexus Inc, is expanding its presence in the Huon Valley. A new Nexus Huonville office will provide services in community access and capacity building, as well as employment programmes to support people living with disability to develop their employment skills. “We are excited to be setting up a permanent presence in Huonville,” said Nexus CEO Mark...
Almighty gym for the Huon

Almighty gym for the Huon

A 24 hour gym and training complex is set to open in the old apple shed adjacent to the carwash north of the Huonville town centre, with former Extreme Fighting Championship (EFC) contender Shaw ‘Almighty’ Dean and his wife Kirrilee Dean working hard with Huon Valley Council (HVC) to complete the appropriate permits to allow construction to get underway. Shaw is well-known in mixed martial arts...
Relatives and descendants gather to keep history alive

Relatives and descendants gather to keep history alive

Kerri Statton’s long-term dream of gathering the descendants of all 15 of Tasmania’s Victoria Cross (VC) recipients together has miraculously come to fruition. The Glendevie woman, a great-grandaughter of Percy Clyde Statton VC MM, has long been an advocate for local war heroes and keeping history and the memory of their bravery alive as we move further and further away from those pivotal World...
Futsal school titles for the Huon Valley

Futsal school titles for the Huon Valley

Futsal is sometimes just viewed as a way for soccer players to keep fit over the summer months, but Futsal Tasmania state manager Romeo Frediani says futsal is, in fact, a fast- paced, fun sport that can be played in its own right, with the Australian Futsal Association (AFA) offering a full range of competitions, from school, to club, to national titles. The AFA was formed in 2010, when it was...
Abbeyfield turns 20

Abbeyfield turns 20

Current residents, staff, committee members and guests celebrated the 20th anniversary since the opening of McMullen Abbeyfield House in Huonville last Friday, also recognising the contribution of three long-term committee members. Abbeyfield Australia chair David Kay travelled from Burnie for the occasion and congratulated past and current committee members for their efforts in making McMullen...
Huon Rowing Club

Huon Rowing Club

The 2021 Tasmanian School Championships were held at the Lake Barrington International Rowing Course last weekend. At this regatta, and several lead-in events, athletes represent their school. Patrick Robbie and Julian Wynter, who represent the Huon Rowing Club (HRC) at the State Pennant series were rowing for Hobart College (Patrick) and Huonville High (Julian). At the Tasmanian School...

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