Monday, 27 June 2022
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Disaster resilience trial for the Huon

Four Fridays of extensive workshopping have resulted in a Disaster Resilience Action Plan for the Geeveston and Port Huon community, with community groups, businesses and members joining the workshop to help create a plan for the whole community. As part of three communities in a new Red Cross pilot project, Geeveston was selected to trial the creation of a disaster resilience plan catered to...
Cygnet Primary goes red

Cygnet Primary goes red

Cygnet Primary School students transformed from their usual green uniforms to red on Friday, May 20 in support of the Huonville Salvation Army Red Shield Appeal. Students not only wore their most vibrant best on the day, but also donated to support the Red Shield Appeal, with donations presented to Huonville Salvation Army coordinator Chris Walker. Ms Walker stated that funds raised on the day...
40 years and going strong

40 years and going strong

Amidst the torrential downpour and cyclonic winds, music poured out from Carmel Hall and St James Auditorium in Cygnet on Saturday, May 7, with the Cygnet Folk Festival celebrating 40 years of music of all genres. After missing this year’s Folk Festival due to COVID, organisers were ecstatic to be able to put together an anniversary celebration for the Cygnet and Huon Valley...
Suicide prevention in Huon recognised

Suicide prevention in Huon recognised

Local suicide prevention organisations in the Huon Valley have been recognised for their efforts at the 2022 Tasmanian LiFE Awards held on Thursday, May 5, with PFLAG Cygnet Community Hub awarded and Cygnet Cares finalists for the community award. Cygnet Cares and PFLAG Cygnet Community Hub were nominees for the Communities in Action for Suicide Prevention Life Award, with PFLAG Cygnet...
Dining with a cause

Dining with a cause

Home Hill Winery in Ranelagh held the night of nights for the culinary-inclined on Friday, April 22, with an event of fun, all for a good cause. A Degustation dinner and auction, organised by Mitchell Plastic Welding, was one of the latest Hope in the Huon fundraisers; a fundraising initiative transforming mental health outcomes and suicide prevention in the Huon Valley. The initiative,...
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...

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