Wednesday, 22 January 2020
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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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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...

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