Monday, 27 June 2022
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Celebrating Women in Wood

Celebrating Women in Wood

Prior to International Women’s Day on Tuesday, March 8, the Geeveston Community Centre officially opened its Women Working with Wood exhibition at the Geeveston Town Hall on Friday, March 4 in celebration of Women Makers. Items on display included hand-carved spoons, wooden toolboxes, chopping boards, bowls and an Adirondack chair made by women during woodworking programs. President of the...
Huonville High cleans up

Huonville High cleans up

Forty three masks, 0.6 kilograms of lolly wrappers and 204 pieces of paper and cardboard - tallied the efforts of seven classes at Huonville High School on its annual School Clean Up Day on Friday, March 4. The clean up, organised by the Zayed Huon Energy Futures Team, led to students picking up rubbish around the school area before tallying the results of their findings to see just what kind...
Imagine ripping the Regatta

Imagine ripping the Regatta

A crew of Tasmanian women believe that they can row the notorious rip across the heads of Port Phillip Bay in a five hour a day, five day ‘raid’ to Geelong. This feat is merely the precursor to competing against Victorian crews in a Regatta for the Wooden Boat Festival of Geelong. Hailing from southern Tasmania, the five women crew are rowing a St Ayles Skiff called Imagine. While more...
Forest workers commemorated

Forest workers commemorated

Eight new plaques were dedicated to Forest Workers at the Annual Memorial Service and Dedication on Sunday, February 27. The ceremony, held at the Tasmanian Forest Workers Memorial in Heritage Park, Geeveston, welcomed over 45 family members and friends for the service and the honouring of the workers named on the newly-placed plaques. The chairman of the Tasmanian Forest Workers Memorial...
Milling through the forest

Milling through the forest

The Friends of Franklin Forest (FOFF) group officially opened the new mill track extended through the Franklin Forest. 35 guests attended the guided walk, including six members of the FOFF group, with guests shown through previously untracked forest. The new path featured trees larger than three metres in diameter, groves of tree ferns and funghi populations leading to the historic mill site...
Taste of the Huon returns

Taste of the Huon returns

A Taste of the Huon, one of the most popular regional events in Tasmania, is returning to the Huon Valley after last year’s cancellation caused by the COVID pandemic. The event, set to be held at the Ranelagh Recreation Grounds on Sunday and Monday, March 13 and 14, has been in the planning stages for three weeks, with the A Taste of the Huon committee pushing for the event to go ahead. The...

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