Tuesday, 29 November 2022
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Third Toy Appeal tremendous turn-out

Third Toy Appeal tremendous turn-out

The third annual Huon and Kingston FM Toys for Tassie Kids Appeal has finished for 2021, with organisers overwhelmed by the donations and response from the Huon Valley community. Salvation Army Huonville volunteer Christine Walker said that the community’s response to the Toy Appeal this year had been massive, with drop-off locations around the Huon Valley being inundated with toys. “The...
Carols at the Cenotaph

Carols at the Cenotaph

The Huon Valley community blessed the ears of the township on Saturday, December 11, with the annual Huonville Family Carols held at the Huonville Cenotaph providing some festive tunes. Organised by the Redeemer Christian Church, around 250 locals attended the free carols event, with a variety of songs, groups and performances keeping people of all ages entertained. Isaac Lee, organiser of the...

Council year in review

While 2021 has been a year like no other, the Huon Valley Council (HVC) has marched alongside the local community through the events of the year. The Huon News recently sat down with HVC Mayor Bec Enders and discussed the year that was for the Huon Valley. The COVID-19 pandemic was again at the forefront for 2021, yet Mayor Enders said that the focus for the HVC remained on recovery in the...
Hartz at the heart of work

Hartz at the heart of work

The latest ARTBOX exhibition was officially launched on Friday, December 3, with Suspended Breath: A Hartz Journey opening at Willie Smith’s, providing a unique experience for the Huon Valley. The new installation featured three separate artists and their works in painting, music and words dedicated to the Hartz Mountains. The artists, Kat Scarlet, Gareth Dawson and Jane Rawson, all live in...
Festival of Carols in Huonville

Festival of Carols in Huonville

Huon Valley Theatre Inc. turned the Huonville Town Hall into the North Pole on Saturday, December 4, with a variety of Christmas songs and carols and some special guest appearances bringing Christmas cheer. The event, produced by Lauren Asschers and Saahza Hensley, brought out the Christmas jolly in the Huon Valley community, with those who attended enthusiastic about the evening and dressed in...
Christmas is back in the Valley

Christmas is back in the Valley

The Huon District Lions Christmas Parade travelled through Ranelagh and Huonville on Saturday, November 27, with sunny weather leading to a great turnout on the day. While it was a smaller crowd for this year’s event due to COVID regulations, the usual ice cream, lollies and appearance from Santa still went ahead, with plenty of Christmas cheer spread by Santa and his helpers and a welcome...

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