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After 25 years in one location, the Lapidary Club of Northern Tasmania Inc is looking for a new clubhouse as its current venue has come on the market. The club has existed for over half a century and has over 180 members who bring together a wide range of ages from 15 nationalities. READ MORE: Police are investigating a single vehicle rollover that killed two young North West men Expressions of interest at the site – which is on St Leonards Road in St Leonards – has closed last week. While the land has yet to be sold, club chairman Kaye Hanson is eager to set up a new site to prevent a lack of venue from disrupting the club’s 50-year history. However, so far Ms Hanson has been unable to find a suitable venue that meets the needs of the club with a non-profit price range. READ MORE: The Forgotten Sinking of the Fred Moore: A First-Hand Account “I hope someone somewhere has a room or a shed we could use. We would hate to see it closed because it has become such a valuable part of Launceston,” she mentioned. Therefore, she calls on all venue owners who may have a suitable location to contact her at [email protected] What do you think? Send us a letter to the editor: Our reporters work hard to bring local, up-to-date news to the community. Here’s how you can continue to access our trusted content: Follow us on Google News: The Examiner



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