Tuesday, 23 July 2024
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Huon Valley locals selected in All-Stars

Huon Valley locals selected in All-Stars

Image: The All-Stars Series SFL Under 20s team. The inaugural SFL Women in Football breakfast on Friday, June 9 was a resounding success, with an impressive turnout of 300 attendees at Wrest Point. The event aimed to celebrate the evergrowing field of female players in Tasmania, also providing the perfect opportunity for players inducted to the All-Stars Series games to be formally...
Local job opportunities on show

Local job opportunities on show

Image: Chair of the Southern Employment and Training Network Robert Banfield and Huon Valley Council Mayor Sally Doyle cut the ribbon to officially open the Huon Valley Jobs Expo. Employers and service providers took over the Huon Valley Trade Training Centre on Friday, June 9, with those in the job hunt or looking to upskill invited to see what is on offer for the local region.  The...
90 years young

90 years young

Image: Celebrating Tiger Coulson's 90th birthday at the Geeveston Ex-Servicemen’s and Women’s Club were, back row, son Tony Coulson, Judy Coulson, son Gary Coulson and Glenyse Coulson. Front row, Colleen Shield, Betty Coulson and Tiger Coulson.  As a testament to the high esteem in which he is held, the Geeveston Ex-Servicemen’s and Women’s Club was filled to the brim with family and...
Tassie agent takes the long road

Tassie agent takes the long road

Image: Hannah Katz embarked on a 3000-kilometre walk along the length of New Zealand to raise money and awareness for the deaf. (PS) Inspired by the work of the newly established Shepherd Centre in Hobart, and personal experiences of hearing loss, Hannah Katz, a Huon Valley real estate agent, took a career break to embark on a 3,000-kilometre walk along the length of New Zealand to raise money...
Major flooding averted

Major flooding averted

Image: Pastures flooded along Glen Huon Road, Glen Huon.  A deluge of rain last week saw flood warnings issued by Tasmania State Emergency Service (SES) and the Bureau of Meteorology for areas throughout the Huon Valley. More than 60 millimetres of rain in the western catchment on Wednesday saw the river surge, reaching near 2016 major flood levels at Tahune Bridge at around 8pm. The...
HCCA inducts two Life Members

HCCA inducts two Life Members

Image:  Members of the Huon Channel Cricket Association’s board. Clean sweeps and new teams were the features of the Huon Channel Cricket Association’s (HCCA) awards night on Friday, May 1.  In its first year, the Women’s division was present at the Awards Night, with various members from its four teams across the competition joining the HCCA season wrap-up.  The night started...

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