Friday, 18 October 2019
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Rebelling against global extinction

The Extinction Rebellion (XR) Red Brigade was present in Kingston on Thursday, October 10 as Kingborough members declared their rebellion against the government and politicians for what they see as not facing up to the realities of climate change. Beginning at the Channel Court upper carpark, the group proceeded to the office of the Premier of Tasmania, the Honourable Will Hodgman MP, although...
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Reaching out for mental health

‘Reaching Out,’ the latest West Winds Community Centre art exhibit, was officially launched on Friday, October 11. The themed exhibit is inspired by Mental Health Week and features artworks that focus on connection with those around us and how these connections manifests in our lives. The exhibit was introduced by West Winds President Michael Yates and officially opened by Connie Digolis, CEO...
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Historic Churchill Fellowship awards look to future

The latest Churchill Fellowship awards have given two Kingborough women an exciting chance to travel the globe and further their experience and knowledge for the betterment of themselves and their community. Leah Galvin has been granted her fellowship to explore business and government approaches which have increase local food procurement in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, the USA and Canada. Ms...
Chester’s Patch at Brookfield

Chester’s Patch at Brookfield

Garden enthusiasts, those looking to learn about getting their hands dirty and people wanting to support and connect with the community will soon have a new outlet through the establishment of the Chester’s Patch community garden project in Margate. A partnership between Channel Community Care, run by Margate Christian Church and Julia Ridges, owner of the popular, Brookfield Shed venue in...
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Big hearts at Snug

Snug Primary School banded together to show their large hearts on Friday, September 27, wearing yellow for Microcephaly Awareness Day in support of fellow student, seven-year-old Blake Woolley who was born with the neurological condition.According to the World Health Organisation, Microcephaly is a condition where a baby is born with a comparatively smaller head size than other children of the...
Call for intervention over Blackmans Bay water quality

Call for intervention over Blackmans Bay water quality

Further questions about the water quality at Blackmans Bay have frustrated Kingborough residents wondering if they will be able to take to the water this summer of if there will be an ongoing closure over the summer months.After detection of faecal contamination in the water at the southern end of Blackmans Bay Beach, the area was closed and local residents forced to seek alternative...

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