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Lovely ladies make town great

A desire to see the town look beautiful has been a labour of love from a group of selfless women in Lawrence. The trees, shrubs,...

Doing the recycling rounds

"Well done fella, you're awesome," said Clutha District Council solid waste officer Steve Clarke, during a walking tour of Kaitangata last week, as he...

Calling all fish fans

Aquaculture and salmon husbandry – sounds exciting, but what about working outdoors where you may have to work alongside dolphins, sharks or even kiwis? One...

Prize travel fund going towards furthering cause

In the large prize pool Logan Wallace won recently as the 50th FMG Young Farmer of the Year he found the solution to a...

Couple decide it is time to get big with bugs

Gordon and Janine Thompson have decided to take the plunge and take their insect business to the next level. They are the owners and part-time...

Projects under way at Stirling cheese factory

Work is continuing at the Fonterra Stirling cheese factory, where two major projects are under way. The whey factory upgrade is scheduled to be completed...

Eye-catching astride Indian

Commuting to work each day aboard his bright red 1941 Indian motorcycle, Robin Benington always catches the eye of people in Balclutha. A bus driver...

Schools show can-do for can appeal

Swapping the traditional gold coin donation to a can of food on mufti-day was just one collection scheme undertaken by local students contributing to...

Nine pupils construct new home

The walls will go up soon as work continues on the one-bedroom transportable home being built by high school pupils in Balclutha. Nine senior pupils...

Chance to talk about depression

A workshop in Balclutha this week will look into the problems faced by southern men who have depression. Called 'Bloody Sad Men', it is run...
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