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Bid to entice Tasmanian volunteers back to service after height of coronavirus pandemic

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Derek Benson believes he is City Mission’s oldest volunteer and he is not letting the coronavirus pandemic stop him from doing what he loves.

Mr Benson, 90, of Launceston, has sorted donated books in the charity’s Youngtown warehouse in northern Tasmania for the past six years.

“When I was interviewed I said ‘where are you going to put me?’ and they said ‘in the book department'”, Mr Benson said.

“I said ‘I can’t see and I can’t read or write’, and they said…



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Unsurpassed elegance and opportunity in Ellington

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5 Ellington Road, Sandy Bay. Knight Frank.

5 Ellington Road, Sandy Bay. Picture: SUPPLIED

SANDY Bay is full of beautiful neighbourhoods that people dream of living in — and Ellington Road would be very high on the list for many of us.

Home to gorgeous properties ranging from historic to super-modern, No.5 Ellington Road is surrounded by truly impressive abodes.

One of the first things that will grab the attention of potential buyers of this two-level, four-bedroom property is its superb river and mountain views.

5 Ellington Road, Sandy Bay. Knight Frank.



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Santa to tour Devonport suburbs | The Advocate

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news, local-news, Karen Hampton, Devonport City Council

The Devonport City Council has confirmed a special tour of the city’s suburbs by Father Christmas. The tour ensures children who would usually attend the Devonport Christmas Parade, which along with the city’s New Year’s Eve celebrations, got cancelled due to COVID-19, had the opportunity to get into the festive spirit and see Santa. Santa will be chauffeur-driven in a special…



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Sydney Sixers beat Adelaide Strikers in Ellyse Perry’s return to cricket, three WBBL games rained out

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Ellyse Perry lost eight months of cricket but none of her nerve as the star allrounder crashed a boundary with three balls remaining to secure the Sydney Sixers’ WBBL win over the Adelaide Strikers.

Making her long-awaited return to cricket after injuring her hamstring during Australia’s successful T20 World Cup campaign in March, Perry scored 14 not out, took 0-8 with the ball and effected a run out on her return at…



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