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$2m park work under way

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Three years of hard work have paid off as the first sods of earth were turned to mark the start of stage one of...

Star impersonations to help fund helicopter pad

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A ’90s television show is set to receive a Clutha reimagining at a fundraising event for a new helipad. A Stars in Their Eyes-style talent...

All systems go for hub

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Plans to build the new Clutha Community Hub have kicked up a gear. Last week’s announcement that construction of the Clutha Community Hub can proceed...

Bridge repairs begin at Tuapeka Mouth

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Work has started on repairs to the Tuapeka Mouth bridge. Contractors for the Clutha District Council began on schedule last week the planned major repair...

Appeal answered with 500 pairs of glasses

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz More than 500 pairs of glasses have been gathered up by a Clutha community group to be sent to people in need. The Balclutha Lions...

Distinctive settler’s tomb to be restored

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A distinctive figure among early settlers to the Clutha district could soon have his legacy restored, following a boost in funding from the Otago...

Many hands on deck for tree-planting job

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A large native tree-planting exercise by volunteers took place in Waiwera South on Sunday. In a combined effort between Balclutha Rotary and a Waiwera-Kuriwao-Kaihiku catchment...

Return to trading just at the right time

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz The national return to trading could not have come at a better time for Balclutha’s Johnstone Electrical, owner Mary Johnstone says. ‘‘For us this time...

Cycle business brisk in service and retail

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz PowerZone Suzuki Balclutha powered through the recent Covid-19 lockdown periods and have come out of it stronger and more focused on offering their customers...

Not long until demolition

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Two old buildings in Kaitangata are awaiting final documentation to be completed before they will be demolished. The 71-year-old Kaitangata Borough Council Chambers and the...
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