Tuesday, 18 February 2020
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Art prizes awarded

Art prizes awarded

The Kingborough Art Prize Exhibition was held at the Kingston Beach Community Hall from Friday, February 14 until Sunday, February 16. Exhibits were judged by an independent, professional judging panel with a prize of $1000 awarded to Terrence Gough for Best Overall Exhibit. Prizes were also awarded for the Work on Paper category to Maggie Bullock, the Design/3D category to Brian Looker and...
Sporting future endorsed

Sporting future endorsed

Kingborough Council endorsed the Future Directions Plan for the Kingborough Sports Precinct (KSP) at their most recent meeting on Tuesday, February 11. The plan covers a wholistic and aspirational vision for the complex so that it can grow to meet the needs of the community over the next few decades, while allowing for flexibility and consultation each step of the way. Individual components of...
True heroes remembered

True heroes remembered

The Channel community gathered together in Snug on Friday, February 7 to mark the 53rd anniversary of the 1967 Black Tuesday fires that devasted much of Hobart and almost wiped out the community of Snug. Held at the memorial built at Snug in 2017, members of Snug Volunteer Fire Brigade, Channel Volunteer Fire Brigade, local government including Cr David Grace and Daniel Hulme and members of the...
Crows open first class facilites

Crows open first class facilites

The Kingborough Crows Cricket Club were able to celebrate an upgrade to the pitch and practice nets which are part of the new, first class, facilities officially opened at the club on Thursday, February 6. Jay Bowden from the Kingston Crows Cricket Club says the transformation at the club has been nothing short of amazing. “The original facilities were extremely run down,” Mr Bowden...
Rock lobster industry in limbo

Rock lobster industry in limbo

Local fisherman have been left in the lurch after a halt on exports of crayfish to China during the height of the fishing season. The Chinese market is usually quite lucrative for locals selling the crustaceans, especially during the Lunar New Year celebrations, however the outbreak of the coronavirus in the Hubei province of China has left many local fishermen attempting to sell rock lobsters...
John Street upgrades complete

John Street upgrades complete

The upgrades taking place over the last several months in John Street have been a small part of the ongoing revitalisation of the Kingston CBD, in conjunction with the development of the Kingston Park precinct. New footpaths on both sides of the street, new kerbs, guttering and drainage systems have all been part of the road works as well as resurfacing the roadway itself. The project was...

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