Tuesday, 29 November 2022
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Lest We Forget

Lest We Forget

The ANZAC spirit was strong on Monday, April 25, with the Huon Valley commemorating Australian and New Zealand veterans and soldiers. Ceremonies were held around the Valley in Huonville, Cygnet, Franklin, Geeveston, Dover and Judbury in a mix of dawn and morning services. At the Franklin Dawn Service, conducted by the Franklin Progress Association, Reverend Richard Edwards conducted a moving...

Local author part of a different kind of book

Huon Valley author David Webby represents a new kind of published author in the publishing field, bringing a hybrid style to the Huon. Mr Webby, author of children’s book The Misadventures of Harry & Larry - The Chosen Ones and upcoming novel The Misadventures of Harry and Larry: Path of the Way Show-ers is part of hybrid book publisher Shawline Publishing Group, who specialise in new...
Sails stretch in far south

Sails stretch in far south

Through the Easter long weekend, the Port Esperance Sailing Club (PESC) held its annual Dover Regatta on its far southern shores, with competitors and club members filling the Dover foreshore. From Friday, April 15 to Sunday, April 17, various races and events for avid sailors, both young and old, were run by the PESC, including the Kettering to Dover race, Channel Distance race, Off the Beach...
Hiking for Hope in the Huon

Hiking for Hope in the Huon

The Harcourts Hilltop Hike raised an astonishing $47,500 on Saturday, April 9, with local organisations, businesses and community members rallying behind the worthwhile cause. The fundraising event featured a two kilometre run or walk up Scenic Hill in Huonville, with over 40 participants on the day hiking for mental health awareness and suicide prevention charity Hope in the Huon. Naming...
Doctors of the sea

Doctors of the sea

The Lady Nelson replica ship was recently docked at the Cygnet Marina, setting sail on Thursday, April 7 with University of Tasmania students in a new venture for both students and the crew. The University of Tasmania has spent the past few years developing and organising a new marine medicine course focused on planning and delivery of medical care in various aquatic settings. The sail on...
Pride in the Huon

Pride in the Huon

The Geeveston Community Centre (GeCo) hosted the inaugural Geeveston Rainbow Social at Scrubby Hill Farm on Saturday, April 2, supporting the newly-established LGBTQIA+ support group based in Geeveston Far South Pride. A wave of colour and festivities took over the Scrubby Hill Farm space, with the Far South Pride group sharing rainbows and colour at its free event, in attendance of over 100...

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