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Gold awards given at super-sized ceremony

RICHARD.DAVISON@alliedpress.co.nz Current and former Clutha pupils received a royal nod on Saturday, as they headed north to receive their Gold Duke of Edinburgh Hillary Awards. In...

Many dogs not registered

RICHARD.DAVISON@alliedpress.co.nz The Clutha District Council is urging the district’s dog owners to register their animals, after only two›thirds met the fee› paying deadline of August...

Clutha District Council will be maintaining essential services.

Clutha District Council Communications Advisor Diane Byars advises that these are the Clutha District Council Essential Services in operation during this COVID-19 Level 4 shutdown. Clutha...

Bridge completed on time and on budget

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz The newly rebuilt Hinahina Bridge was officially opened to light vehicles on Monday morning. Attending the formal ribbon cutting ceremony at the bridge near Owaka...

First sod turned on Clutha’s new hub

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz A little ministerial might was in play to get Clutha’s new community hub under way on Friday. Economic and Regional Development Minister Stuart Nash turned...

Skate park committee wins award

RICHARD.DAVISON@alliedpress.co.nz Local good sorts were honoured for their community contributions at the Clutha District Council Community Awards in Balclutha last Thursday night. The Lawrence Skate Park...

Dining in the dark a ‘different’ experience

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Just what does food taste like when you cannot see it? Lawrence Lions member Alison Joyce said the idea was a fun and challenging experience...

Proposed rules anger bike club

RICHARD.DAVISON@alliedpress.co.nz A stoush is brewing in Lawrence due to complaints about noise regulation at a long›standing community motocross track. The Clutha District Council has proposed restrictions...

Onwards, upwards as hall is no more

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Going, going, gone — and it is all up, up, up from now on. The last major structural component — the stage area — of...

View of arches to be short-lived

JOHN.COSGROVE@cluthaleader.co.nz Locals and recent visitors to Balclutha may have sensed a new visual openness at the north end of the town’s main shopping centre, something...
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