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Easter brings music

Easter brings music

Image: The Huon Valley Music Collective Committee.  In the first event of its kind, the Huon Valley Chamber Music Festival brought a series of musical events to the Valley over the Easter long weekend. Organised by the Huon Valley Music Collective and artistic directors Gwyn Roberts and Jenni Flemming, the Festival began with a program of reflective music at the Cygnet Town Hall on...
Mrs Heather retires after three decades at Dover

Mrs Heather retires after three decades at Dover

CAP: Jane Heather is pictured with the Year 1-2 class during her final library session. (PS) Dover District School Library Technician Jane Heather retired recently at the end of Term 1 in 2023, having spent over 30 years working at the school. During her time, Jane shared her passion and love of books and reading with many students. Jane also worked for 10 years as an administration assistant...
New president after 40-year run

New president after 40-year run

IMAGE: Left, former president of the Southern Spinners and Craft Group Marlene James passes the reigns on to Lynette Evans after over 40 years in the role. (PS) After over 40 years at the helm of the Southern Spinners and Craft Group, Marlene James of Castle Forbes Bay has retired from her role as President and handed the reins over to Lynette Evans of Port Huon. Marlene was presented...
30 years of Huon Valley Council

30 years of Huon Valley Council

IMAGE: The picture of the first Huon Valley Council after their official election on April 2, 1993. From back left, Laurie Dillon, Peter Pepper, Stan Bell, John Dance, George Cowen and Paul Harriss and from front left, Bill Perry, Gillian Archer, Greg Norris and Peter Coad.  Thirty years ago marked the end of an era for the municipal councils in the Huon Valley area, with Huon, Port...
Returned to former glory

Returned to former glory

Image: The Lymington Methodist Church, constructed originally in 1912, has been given a new life thanks to the work of Brian Reardon and son Bayden as well as builder David Griffiths of D J Griffiths Construction. (PS) A church built in 1912 has recently been given a new life in what has been a family affair. The Lymington Methodist Church was once a busy church like any other, hosting...
Banding together for community benefit

Banding together for community benefit

Image: From left, singers Anita and Debbie Parry with Carolyne Milne and organiser Shane Ashlin.  Huonville Bowls Club, while filled with lively tunes on the afternoon of Saturday, March 25, was centred around a good cause. Tasmanian country musicians banded together for an appeal for those in the north of the state and in nearby Geeveston who were affected by the 2022 floods, over $1500...

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