Tuesday, 29 November 2022
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Yukon's final send-off

Yukon's final send-off

A flotilla of boats took over the Huon River on Wednesday, June 22, as part of the grand departure of Franklin-based boat Yukon and its crew. Headed by captain David Nash and long-term crew of Ea Lassen and sons Kristopher and Aron, as well as a group of travellers joining the boat for legs of its journey, a small fleet of local boats from the Franklin, Castle Forbes Bay and Port Huon areas...
Port Huon Progress for the community

Port Huon Progress for the community

During the Port Huon Progress Association’s (PHPA) monthly Crop Swap on Sunday, June 19, at Shipwrights Point, the PHPA expressed its hope for a more collaborative community. PHPA President and Crop Swap Cofounder Jessica Hoverman said that activities like the Crop Swap are part of the PHPA’s broader aim to bring the community together while also magnifying the community’s voice. “The...
Visions of Food Hub future

Visions of Food Hub future

The Huon Valley Food Hub took over the Huon Hub on Thursday, June 16 as part of the Stories and Visions Food Hub Exhibition. The exhibition, while sharing the art and stories that have become a part of the Huon Valley Food Hub, was an opportunity to share information about upcoming activation projects in the Huon. Food Hub Project Officer from the Huon Valley Council Dr Emily...
Huon’s furriest members protected

Huon’s furriest members protected

A Huon Valley and Kingborough-based community group has animal welfare at the forefront of its focus and is making a commitment to change the community’s views on road safety for wildlife. Wildlife and Community Together Tasmania is only three months old and is made up of a group of five to six volunteers who all have previous experience as rescuers, carers and advocates and were disgusted by...
ZAYED team the teachers of the future

ZAYED team the teachers of the future

Huonville High School’s ZAYED Huon Energy Futures Team made an appearance at Franklin Primary School on Friday, June 10, bringing with them activities and workshops centred around sustainability. The ZAYED team set up shop in the Grade 5/6 classroom, providing students with activities from the Price is Right on heating costs, a beeswax wraps station, an insulation test and a heating house...
Valley rallies behind brave Damien

Valley rallies behind brave Damien

Young Damien Flakemore is a little battler. At only 6 years old, he has been diagnosed with a neuroblastoma cancer and classed as high risk. The Grade 1 Glen Huon Primary School student, who loves school and playing with his friends, has begun his first round of chemotherapy after spending a week in the Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne. It began with Damien feeling unwell and...

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