Henty’s Emergency Services responded to a truck accident on the Cookardinia Road, Tuesday last week. The accident closed the road on the edge of Henty. For a small community, Henty is blessed with well-trained emergency personnel.
Henty’s Bicentennial Park toilet stop has had attention paid to its roadway by our council workers. This stop is one of the most frequently visited by travellers and is favoured because of its cleanliness and accessibility. Having a couple of places to purchase food and fuel nearby is also a significant bonus.
It is with interest that Anzac Day falls within this year’s school holidays. Henty Public School has requested that its students march on Anzac Day in full winter uniform and will be meeting at the Henty Medical Centre at 10.15am on April 25. Following the march, students are encouraged to move to the Henty Community Centre where the senior students from the school will participate in the final stages of the Anzac Day Service. Parents and community members are welcome. St Paul’s school will also participate in the Anzac Day March and its students are invited to participate in winter uniform, which is a must. Assembly point for St Paul’s marchers is on the corner of Lyne and Ivor streets at the community centre at 10.30am.
Sweetwater Retirement Village is having its utilities upgraded, which will result in better services. New gas lines about to go in and will be able to cater for the planned construction of additional homes.
Murrumbidgee Landcare representatives called on members of the Henty Men’s Shed last week to inspect their handiwork – habitat boxes for the Five Ways reserve. It is hoped that further orders for these boxes will be received as a result of the visit.