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New owners undecided on future of Peggydale site

The new owners of the Balclutha Peggydale site are still undecided on what they see happening to the well-known location. It has been bought by...

Readying for Armistice Day

The 100th anniversary of the end of World War 1 is not far away and planning is under way for commemoration services to be...

Volunteers set for big clean-up

The largest annual clean-up event in New Zealand kicks off on September 10, and volunteers in the Clutha District will be out doing their...

‘1 year to live’ – 25 years on

Alastair Gilchrist was once told he only had one year to live, having become the victim of an enlarged heart. He later had a...

South Otago High pupils score high places in spelling

South Otago High School pupil's proved their way with words last week. Annie Schofield and Meg Albarico represented their school at the New Zealand spelling...

Budgeting help for non-profit groups

A budgeting workshop in Balclutha offers members of not-for-profit organisations a chance to learn how to take charge of their financial affairs. The workshop has...

Walking the length of the country – and back

From starting out walking on her own, one local now has a whole group following her and they're covering quite the distance. Gwenda Nyhon started...

Award finalist enjoys trip to Wellington

Balclutha resident Karina Mulrine was a finalist in the recent annual IHC Art Awards, and had her knitted blanket auctioned off for $520. From about...

Couple recognised for service to Grey Power

Grey Power South Otago members, husband and wife Des and Meryl Hewson, were presented with life membership awards at a club ceremony recently, in...

Sewerage now handled with care

A state-of-the-art sewerage plant has recently been installed in Kaitangata. The plant, produced in the United States, is a first for New Zealand, and is...
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