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‘Just have to remember to breathe’

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz When seated in his father’s 1960s-era handmade 1500 GT special race car No 5, Robert Scott recalls the one thing he has to remind...

Bridge closing for ‘‘major repair work’’

‘‘Major repair work’’ will soon entail the closure of the Tuapeka Mouth bridge to vehicles for about three months. Clutha District Council group manager service...

Skate park work preparation ‘under way’

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Detailed planning for extensions to the Kaitangata Skate Park are moving along nicely, Kaitangata Skate Park committee chairman Dallas Storer says. “We are well under...

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...

Cyclists, runners keen for Catlins tracks

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Support for building new bike trails in the Catlins is growing after a Clutha District Council public consultation on the idea. The consultation came as...

Sessions boost confidence

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz An event designed to “remove the stigma” around video games and change the lives of young people through building confidence and social skills, will...

Picking up after lockdown

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Two years of planning and hard work on a new business venture for a Kaitangata couple hit lockdown only weeks after opening. Blair Thompson and...

Toko makes Clutha go hard for win

RUGBY REPORTER FRANCIS PARKER Reigning champions Clutha were made to work for their 36-28 home win against Toko in the opening round of the Southern Region...

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...

Help at hand for hygiene

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Hygiene products by the bucket-load have been distributed in the Clutha district. The South Otago Health Support Trust (SOHST) has been able to assemble and...
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