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Flood-damaged footpath repaired

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Lawrence residents were pleased with the results of recent repairs to the footpath on the Lawrence-Waitahuna Highway, which had long been a casualty of...

Lessons have impact

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz A sudden skid, a shocking thud and 10 pupils stand there dazed, mouths open, shocked looks on their faces as instructors with Rotary Youth...

149-year-old medical certificate repatriated

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz An almost 150-year-old medical certificate found in Musselburgh has been returned to its original home town of Lawrence. The certificate confirms the patient received a...

Online boost for Toastmasters

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz Why would someone want to join Toastmasters? Furthermore, why would someone in Clutha want to join a Toastmasters group in Waitati? These are the questions...

Buyback praised

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Police have praised gun owners for their part in collection events andconfirmed they were pleased with with how engaged all firearm owners were in...

Sinead rewarded for an early start

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz It seemed like it took a while, but Sinead Jenkins (19), of Balclutha, was finally presented with her St John Grand Prior Certificate on...

Bring out your bras to help Pacific women

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz The call has gone out for cast-off bras. Internationally, the Uplift Project is calling for unwanted but usable bras to help support women in the...

Humour tempers advice

JACK.CONROY@cluthaleader.co.nz "He came across well about how serious it was but he was also funny. That helped us all listen," 15-year-old Lawrence Area School pupil...

Mental health service here to help anyone

The numbers are staggering when you think about it. Mental illness affects about 3% of the population. That means three out of every 100 people you...

Grant going towards major pool work

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz There was just one grant for South Otago in the August round of Otago Community Trust's grant allocations. It went to the Clutha Valley...
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