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Making do despite delays

JOHN.COSGROVE @cluthaleader.co.nz Balclutha businesses are putting on a brave face as they face a year of possible stock shortages, incoming delivery delays and supply chain uncertainty. Powerzone...

Men’s decades of service recognised

JOHN.COSGROVE @cluthaleader.co.nz Four members of the Lawrence Lions Club recently received their life membership awards after amassing 177 years of community service to the Lawrence Tuapeka...

Cadets visited by NZ commandant

JOHN.COSGROVE @cluthaleader.co.nz Proudly showing their commitment to serving their country and becoming better citizens in the spirit their forefathers did as Anzacs, cadets from five New...

New Catlins principal enjoying rural role

JACK.CONROY @cluthaleader.co.nz A new Clutha school principal says she is looking forward to forming relationships in a “great community”. Glenys Hanley started at The Catlins Area School...

Excitement builds for trail extension

JOHN.COSGROVE @cluthaleader.co.nz After several years of discussion, and much fundraising and behindthe-scenes work, the proposed extension of the Clutha Gold Trail from Lawrence to Waihola is now...

Barclay delighted with result

JOHN.COSGROVE @cluthaleader.co.nz It was a long, and successful, road trip for Balclutha’s Craig Barclay and co-driver Andrew Wardell at the weekend. After more than 1000km on the...

Trust funding ensures new roof

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz A Clutha community centre will soon get a long-awaited makeover, after a large funding boost was provided by the Otago Community Trust. The Clinton Community...

Milton makeover grows

RICHARD.DAVISON@alliedpress.co.nz OFFICIALS say Milton has a ‘‘once in a generation’’ opportunity to transform itself — albeit at a cost. The Clutha District Council released its long-term plan...

Wrestling with boredom leads to new sports club

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz At a loose end during last year’s Covid-19 lockdown, Dean Willis, of Milton, spent his time on YouTube learning about the fast-growing sport of...

McCall wins by-election

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Tapanui has a new district councillor, a country bloke who is concerned about the environment and the people in the area he has called...
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