Saturday, 19 June 2021
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PermaBuddy to pilot in the Huon

PermaBuddy to pilot in the Huon

Circular Economy Huon (CEH) is one of 17 community groups across the state to be successful in the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) grant round 40. CEH is partnering with wayraparattee Child and Family Centre and local permaculture teacher Penny Milburn to pilot the PermaBuddy Project in the Huon. The pilot project is the leading effort in determining the scalability of the programme, prior to...
Cygnet Folk Festival pulls the plug

Cygnet Folk Festival pulls the plug

The Cygnet Folk Festival (CFF) committee has announced that the much-loved, world class, annual entertainment extravaganza, staged each January at a number of indoor and outdoor venues around Cygnet, is cancelled for 2021, due to the uncertainty of what COVID-19 travel and social restrictions will look like at that time. Festival director Erin Collins said that it would be irresponsible to go...
The show must go on

The show must go on

Ben van Tienen, left, and Eleanor Webster perform the opening number for Huon Valley The- atre’s Virtual Voice and Variety concert. Ben recorded his part in London, while Eleanor recorded her part in the Huon Valley. (PS)   Like arts communities all around the country, Huon Valley Theatre was caught unprepared by the lockdown. With all the productions planned for 2020 currently on hold,...
Reale back for five years

Reale back for five years

The Huon Valley Council has announced that Emilio Reale has had his contract as general manager renewed for five years, commencing March this year. Huon Valley Mayor Bec Enders said, “Mr Reale had received strong and positive feedback for his leadership in council through peer and councillor review. “The consistent feedback supported Mr Reale securing a five-year contract. “For the first...
High hopes for the new PCYC board

High hopes for the new PCYC board

The Huon Valley PCYC has had its share of trials over the last couple of years, with staff and board members resigning, troubled finances, fights with neighbours and long-term users and an inability to attract and retain regular instructors or administer indoor sporting rosters. However, with a fresh new board of 10 members, led by new president and current Huonville Men’s Shed secretary...
Steering out of COVID-19

Steering out of COVID-19

Circular Economy Huon (CEH), a grassroots organisation formed to look at innovative ways that the Huon Valley can reduce its carbon footprint and contribute to climate change solutions, has responded to the Huon Valley Council’s (HVC) call for ideas to assist in the region’s recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. “CEH is focused on reducing the carbon footprint of the Valley and maximising the...

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