Sunday, 17 February 2019
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Firefighters team up to save Huon

Firefighters team up to save Huon

The Snug Volunteer Fire Brigade's Nathan Dowling, leading firefighter, and Kelsey Wigg, firefighter have been working on the Riveaux Road, Southwest fire which has been impacting communities over the last few weeks, going from watch and act warnings to emergency levels.21 fires were actively burning on Sunday, February 3, with a total burnt area of 191,000 hectares to date. (PS)
Junior soccer appoints Academy Manager

Junior soccer appoints Academy Manager

Kingborough Lions United Football Club (KLUFC) has made a significant commitment to Football (soccer) in the southern region, appointing former Football Federation Tasmania Junior Football Development Manager Ben Horgan as the club’s first full time Academy Manager.In his new role, Ben will be responsible for junior and youth programs, including school and community football initiatives, as well...
Rosehaven returns

Rosehaven returns

Rosehaven season three had an advanced screening at the State Cinema in North Hobart on Wednesday, January 23 of the first two episodes.  Shot entirely in Tasmania, including scenes at the Longley International Hotel featuring local talent. The State Government through Screen Tasmania invested $500 000 into this season.This investment helped the production to employ more than 50 local cast...
A Day on the Beach

A Day on the Beach

Senator Catryna Bilyk, patron of the A Day on the Beach event, judged the sandcastle competition before an early high tide made things tricky. There were a lot of creative entries in this year’s competition. (PS)  
Lion pride train at Twin Ovals

Lion pride train at Twin Ovals

The Brisbane Lions trained and participated in an interclub game on Sunday, January 20 at the Twin Ovals in Kingston. The Brisbane Lions jetted into Tasmania on Friday, January 19, for a week of training and interclub matches.The team has eleven new players joining their ranks. They enjoy coming to Tasmania for the cooler climate and the fresh air. Local fans and members are welcome to...
Who mowed down Kingston’s maze?

Who mowed down Kingston’s maze?

A new feature which was established in 2018 at Kingston Park was a labyrinth with white rocks at the centre.  Situated on the bottom field, closest to the Huon Highway roundabout, the labyrinth’s pattern is based on the Chartres Cathedral’s sacred and classical labyrinth, which were placed on cathedral floors as a substitute for pilgrimage paths. These paths were developed as an aid to...

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