Monday, 22 April 2019
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Now we’re cooking

Now we’re cooking

The Federal Member for Franklin, Julie Collins was pleased to announce that the Woodbridge Hall will receive $10,672 to help upgrade kitchen facilities at the historic community hall. Ms Collins recommended the Woodbridge Hall, which is owned by the Kingborough Council, receive funding for this upgrade during the fourth round of the Stronger Communities Programme.On a recent visit to the Hall,...
52nd anniversary of 1967 bushfires

52nd anniversary of 1967 bushfires

At the Snug Bushfire Memorial on Thursday, February 7, members of the Snug Volunteer Fire Brigade, local community, and members of local and Federal government, gathered to pay their respects and remember not only those directly affected by the fires which raged in the district, but all who suffered loss of life or property, on the 52nd Anniversary of the tragic day. A stark reminder is the...
Kingston's graffiti investigation

Kingston's graffiti investigation

  Kingston's graffiti investigation  The graffiti and tagging desecration in the Kingborough community vandalises most walls, fences, poles, businesses, infrastructure, cars and even the artwork on signal boxes.Nothing seems to be out of bounds to deface. Graffiti can look spectacular like the artwork in the alleyways in Melbourne and the famous work by Banksy, which is worth...
Firefighters team up to save Huon

Firefighters team up to save Huon

The Snug Volunteer Fire Brigade's Nathan Dowling, leading firefighter, and Kelsey Wigg, firefighter have been working on the Riveaux Road, Southwest fire which has been impacting communities over the last few weeks, going from watch and act warnings to emergency levels.21 fires were actively burning on Sunday, February 3, with a total burnt area of 191,000 hectares to date. (PS)
Junior soccer appoints Academy Manager

Junior soccer appoints Academy Manager

Kingborough Lions United Football Club (KLUFC) has made a significant commitment to Football (soccer) in the southern region, appointing former Football Federation Tasmania Junior Football Development Manager Ben Horgan as the club’s first full time Academy Manager.In his new role, Ben will be responsible for junior and youth programs, including school and community football initiatives, as well...
Rosehaven returns

Rosehaven returns

Rosehaven season three had an advanced screening at the State Cinema in North Hobart on Wednesday, January 23 of the first two episodes.  Shot entirely in Tasmania, including scenes at the Longley International Hotel featuring local talent. The State Government through Screen Tasmania invested $500 000 into this season.This investment helped the production to employ more than 50 local cast...

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