Monday, 27 June 2022
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Walk for a life worth living

Walk for a life worth living

Four thousand eight hundred and fifty two kilometres, $59,211, six pairs of shoes, 20 odd pairs of socks and one sore set of legs. After seven months of trekking, Matthew Fennell has made one of the greatest hikes across Australia, venturing from Cape York in Queensland at the northern most point of Australia to South East Cape in the Huon Valley, the southern most point of Australia. Yet,...
Hoons harming the Huon

Hoons harming the Huon

“It took me two hours to remove the remnants of tyres from two sections of road,” Ken Stronach, owner of Tahune Adventures described. Hooning along Arve Road, an area owned by Sustainable Timbers Tasmania, has reached an all time high, according to Mr Stronach. Arve Road, which supplies access to Tahune Adventures and the Airwalk as well as Hartz Mountains National Park, is a tourism hotspot,...
Clues in Valley for missing man

Clues in Valley for missing man

An anonymous tip in a missing person’s case may be the key to discovering answers in a 14 year old mystery. Nicola Sallese was 69 years old when he was declared missing on November 17, 2008. Mr Sallese was last seen driving through Sheffield, Tasmania in his Toyota Camry sedan, with the search a statewide one, with Police confirming that locating Mr Sallese’s car will unlock clues as to where...
Community anger during public meeting

Community anger during public meeting

One hundred and thirty-four people attended a public meeting at the Franklin Palais on Friday, February 4, which discussed the process undertaken by the Huon Valley Council (HVC) for recruiting and appointing the new General Manager. During the discussions of over eighteen motions and submissions from the Director of Local Government, former HVC councillor Mike Wilson and HVC Mayor Bec Enders,...
Community Bank expansion

Community Bank expansion

While many bank branches in rural and regional areas are closing, Community Bank branches in the Huon Valley are busier than ever. In fact, the Huonville branch is expanding its premises to meet growing demands. Community Bank Huon Valley has engaged the services of Michael Paul Builders (MPB) to extend its Huonville premises into the adjoining space at 15 Main Street, Huonville, which was...
Celebrating citizens in the Valley

Celebrating citizens in the Valley

“It is the little things that make a big difference”. This is what drives Vicki Royer, winner of the Huon Valley Citizen of the Year Award, to make a contribution to her community. The annual Huon Valley Council (HVC) Australia Day Awards ceremony was held in the afternoon on Wednesday, January 26 at The Franklin Palais and in the morning, a special citizenship ceremony was held to welcome...

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