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Kettering footy 60-year reunion

Kettering footy 60-year reunion

Kettering Football Club recently held a 60-year reunion at The Oyster Cove Inn to celebrate their 1964 premiership win.Once the youngest player on the seniors' team, Ian King reflected on the club's legacy.Ian said the football club dates back to at least 1914, with their first premiership in 1947.Descendants from that side then played in the 1964 premiership with players from Oyster Cove and...
Woodbridge pathway for all abilities

Woodbridge pathway for all abilities

An all-abilities access pathway at Silverwater Park, Woodbridge will soon be able to get underway as part of the Tasmanian Government's Open Spaces Grant Program.The Tasmanian Government has provided $115,000 for the project, administered by the Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT).Kingborough Mayor Paula Wriedt said the $115,000 grant for an all-abilities access pathway in...
Kingston Jireh House appeal success

Kingston Jireh House appeal success

Liberal member for Franklin Nic Street opens his Kingston office annually to donations for the Jireh House Winter Appeal, with this year's drive once more a success."Each year my office is inundated with caring community members supporting the appeal; this year was no different," Minister Street said."There are a lot more handmade blankets this year which shows how caring our community is and...
Channel lights up winter night

Channel lights up winter night

Channel Christian School's Lantern Festival, an event that has been held annually since 2009, lit up the night once more with the students' homemade lanterns.Staff, students and family members gathered in the Arts Recreation Community (ARC) Centre for a dramatic rendition of The Gruffalo.Past parent Maja Conry, who was also part of Channel's founding committee 16 years ago, skilfully shared this...
Rotary Club upgrades playground

Rotary Club upgrades playground

Illawarra Primary School recently got a helping hand from the Rotary Club of Kingston with some new play equipment that was installed in the Prep-Piazza area for Prep-aged children and children in wheelchairs to have some fun with.Rotary Club members installed three garden beds, two sand boxes, murals with a marine theme, ceramic fish, a boat wheel and shipwreck and painted a big colourful snake...
Scouts conquer Cradle Mountain

Scouts conquer Cradle Mountain

North West Bay Scouts recently spent four days at Cradle Mountain, covering nearly 60 kilometres of tracks. The scouts explored such tracks as Lake Rodway, Hansons Peak, Dove Lake Circuit and Marions Lookout.For some, it was the first time in the national park and for others, a repeat visit. "We experienced a mixture of weather with one very wet day resulting in some terrific walking in the mist...

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