Wednesday, 19 January 2022
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Playground paradise

Playground paradise

While many locals continued to stay home, away from indoor public spaces around Kingborough this week, hoping to avoid contracting the coronavirus, outdoor areas continued to attract visitors. Pictured are children who built a dam at the bottom of the waterplay feature at Kingston Park playground on Thursday, January 13. For further coverage of school holiday fun in Kingborough see pages 16 and...
Park and Ride update

Park and Ride update

The Development application for Huntingfield Park and Ride project was approved at the Kingborough Council meeting May 3, 2021. The Park and Ride site will cater for 174 car spaces including three disability parking spaces. A Parkiteer bicycle storage facility will cater for 23 bikes, and there will be an adjacent public toilet facility.   
Dedicated community volunteers awarded

Dedicated community volunteers awarded

Jude Lennox was awarded the title of Citizen of the Year, for her outstanding dedication to saving animals, at the Kingborough Awards ceremony was held on Saturday, January 8.The awards ceremony honoured dedicated community volunteers for 2022.Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Paula Wriedt said the awards were important because they honoured the community members who helped make Kingborough a better...
Santa visits Snug early

Santa visits Snug early

Santa and his helpers made an unscheduled, early visit to Snug last week. Due to Tasmanian Fire Service restrictions and operational guidelines, Snug Fire Brigade’s annual Santa run and lolly drop was magically rescheduled from Saturday, December 18 to Tuesday, December 14.In a Facebook post on Tuesday, December 14, the Snug Fire Brigade initially announced changes to the jolly event.“Due to...
Lightwood Park’s future is set

Lightwood Park’s future is set

The concrete was poured at Clennett's Lightwood Park development on Tuesday, December 14. It is hoped the venue will be considered as a base for one of the elite teams participating in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2023, to be held in Australia and New Zealand between July 20 and August 20, 2023. The facility is set to become a become a premier venue for soccer in TasmaniaThe Kingborough Chronicle...
Students brave the shave for Maddy

Students brave the shave for Maddy

The Brave Shave for Maddy fundraiser for 11-year-old St Aloysius Catholic College student Maddy Arthur has raised over $22,000 with Maddy’s classmates shaving their hair on Friday, December 3.The Brave Shave for Maddy team included Grade 5 classmates Campbell, Lucas, Logan, Rhys, Ren, Ryan, Harry, Tom, Archer, Austin and Eddie.The group of students had their hair shaved to help support Maddy who...

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