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Ninja kid earns junior Shodan

Ninja kid earns junior Shodan

Snug local Rachael Taylor has been rewarded for outstanding effort by achieving her junior Shodan (black belt) at just 11 years of age.Rachael trains with the teenage, Ninja Warriors class to learn traditional battlefield techniques of the ninja and samurai at the Bujinkan Tasmania Dojo under Sensei Duncan Stewart.Having trained with the dojo for six years, Rachael’s Sensei has been impressed...
Bright idea for streetlights

Bright idea for streetlights

Kingborough Council is changing its streetlights to energy efficient LEDs as part of the Great Southern Lights project, with work expected to be completed by Christmas.“We are pleased to be changing over 1700 streetlights to LEDs across Kingborough,” said Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter.“I would like to thank Ironbark Sustainability for managing the project, Aldridge Traffic Systems who are...
Pool petition reaches 500 as council weighs benefits versus burdens

Pool petition reaches 500 as council weighs benefits versus burdens

Over 500 residents of the Kingborough area have put their names to a petition asking Kingborough Council to commit to a pool in the area. The petition, organised by Rebecca Bushby and Amanda Meadows calls on council to ‘source a hydrotherapy pool for rehabilitation and swimming to address injury, illness, chronic health conditions, general health and wellbeing and social connection in...
Transport lacking in Channel

Transport lacking in Channel

An independent study into transport across the Channel area could provide information needed to spur change across Kingborough’s public transportation systems and offer potentially valuable insights into the impact that a lack of accessible transport can have on employment, youth, mental health and congestion. Social Work student Adam Penklis, who conducted the study in conjunction with the...
Caring Blackmans Bay students blossom

Caring Blackmans Bay students blossom

Three students from Blackmans Bay Primary School are determined to make a positive difference in the face of the devastation left by the recent bushfires across New South Wales and Queensland. After learning about native Australian animals through their classwork, Yaz Andrews (7), Olivia Rule (8) and Olive Sherwin (8) were driven by their compassion for the many koalas being left hungry,...
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Women’s club celebrates 40 years

Friendship, mutual support and good fun have drawn together women from the Kingborough area to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Kingborough Women’s Club on Friday, November 15. Founded by Daphne Fyfe, the social club is run by a group of dedicated women who are committed to bringing the benefits and values of the club to the community. In honour of Daphne’s commitment to the club, members...

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