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What's for lunch?

What's for lunch?

Image: Students enjoy lunches long-table style to ensure improvement of social skills while also enjoying a healthy meal as part of the School Lunch Project. Piping hot lasagne and fresh salad greeted Huonville Primary School students on Tuesday, March 14, most only too eager to grab their plates and sit down at the long table to enjoy their lunch. This is all a part of the State...
Puppet therapy; more than just a show

Puppet therapy; more than just a show

Image: Terrapin’s Forever Young program recently performed at Huon Regional Care’s Franklin facility, with Rose Grayson and Brett Young. While residents at Huon Regional Care in Franklin may have been delighted by the appearance of lights, music, and drama in the form of Terrapin Puppet Theatre's Forever Young performance recently, the show has a much more important motivation behind...
Who let the dogs out!

Who let the dogs out!

Image: Anna, competed in the Huon Hoofbeats annual Doggy Gymkhana event.  In its annual event, the Huon Hoofbeats riding group based in Mountain River invited some slightly smaller animals on to its grounds for the Doggy Gymkhana event.  Both dogs big and small went head-to-head in the arena in a variety of events and courses, including the parade, obstacle course, best trick,...
A delight of sights for Taste 2023

A delight of sights for Taste 2023

Image: Children were kept entertained with a variety of activities including a visit from Sam the clown. Celebrating 30 years of the iconic A Taste of the Huon event in Ranelagh, Sunday, March 12 and Monday, March 13 provided Huon Valley locals and tourists the best of fine food, wine, entertainment, arts and crafts from the Huon Valley and Channel region. While some stallholders and...
88 PBs in Athletics Centre Championships

88 PBs in Athletics Centre Championships

Image: Under 11s athlete Adele Woodward competing in the High Jump event.  Last Saturday, the Huon Valley Little Athletics Centre held week two of the Channel Earth Moving Centre Championships. The athletes again showed their success and improvements, with 88 PBs for the week. This included three centre best performances, Flynn Smith taking the Under 15 Boys 100m Hurdles and Long Jump,...
Global effort to go back home after two centuries

Global effort to go back home after two centuries

Image: Before leaving Paris, the rikawa was checked by condition report, a detailed physical assessment of the condition of the object, before being placed into a specially designed and climate-controlled case for the journey by Stéphanie Leclerc-Caffarel, curator of Pacific Collections at Musée du quai Branly - Jacques Chirac. (PS) After 230 years overseas, a cultural artefact has finally...

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