Saturday, 23 November 2019
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Marathon effort for brain cancer battler

Kingston local Leigh Henderson has returned to the Point to Pinnacle to raise funds and awareness for the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation just months after invasive surgery to treat a brain tumour left him re-learning how to walk. For Leigh, being diagnosed with brain cancer came as a shock, never thinking that symptoms he experienced during the 2018 Point to Pinnacle could herald such disastrous...
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New lifestyle opportunities at Kings Quarter development

Kingborough Council approved stage one of the residential development at Kingston Park on Monday, November 11. Mayor of Kingborough Cr Dean Winter is enthusiastic about the opportunities this will provide for the community as work gets underway. “We are very excited to announce that the first stage of the residential development on Kingston Park has been approved. “This residential development...
Level playing field in sport

Level playing field in sport

Two Kingborough sporting clubs have been awarded substantial grants for the purposes of upgrading their female change rooms and facilities as part of the Levelling the Playing Field program aimed to support women and girls participating in sport.The Kingborough Tigers Football Club will receive $340,000 towards their female change rooms at Kingston Beach and the Kingborough Lions will receive...
Cancer fundraiser walk success

Cancer fundraiser walk success

The sixth annual Walk4BrainCancer Tasmania has been declared a success by its organiser, Senator Catryna Bilyk.More than 250 people gathered for the two-kilometre inspirational walk at Dru Point Bicentennial Park to raise funds for the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.Senator Bilyk, who is a Cure Brain Cancer Ambassador, said the funds raised would help the Foundation with advocacy, awareness...
Kingborough Chronicle celebrates decade in print

Kingborough Chronicle celebrates decade in print

Local independent newspaper Kingborough Chronicle is celebrating their 10 year anniversary.In 2009 the Kingborough Chronicle published for the first time, providing local, free, weekly, independent news for the Kingborough and Channel communities.“Over 10 years many things have changed, however the core of the Kingborough Chronicle’s objective has remained the same, connecting community and...

Margate Primary celebrates 150 years of education

Margate Primary School celebrated the 150th anniversary of the school with the community at a special assembly on Wednesday October 31. Alongside the current classes of eager learners sat past students and staff, including former principal Ken Hunt who led the school through their 125th anniversary.   Past staff in attendance included Ros Hughes, Sue McKibbon, Anne Briggs, Jane...

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