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Blackmans Bay Primary drives Easter success

Blackmans Bay Primary drives Easter success

Blackmans Bay Primary School held a Uniform Free Day recently, asking students to bring an Easter Egg or gold coin to participate.Principal Ashley McPherson fully supported the initiative, now in its ninth year. The goal was to be able to provide at least one Easter Egg (or small gift bag of eggs) for each of the women and children needing crisis accommodation at Jireh House at Easter. Jireh...
Nursing home on market

Nursing home on market

Southern Cross Care Tasmania has put the site of the former Mary's Grange Nursing Home in Taroona up for sale on the open market.Mary's Grange has been vacated since 2021, after residents relocated to handpicked new homes as part of a review of operations undertaken by Southern Cross Care.Chair Judith Fishlock said now was the right time to sell the site."The Mary's Grange site has operated as...
Salmon donation for Easter lunch

Salmon donation for Easter lunch

The Salvation Army Kingborough brought some Easter joy with help from Kingborough Helping Hands and Huon, who supplied salmon to the Salvation Army's Thursday, March 28 lunch service.The Salvation Army open their doors at 3 Opal Drive, Blackmans Bay every Thursday for a meal served at midday."Huon's donation of salmon portions to our outreach program helps us offer hope and a better direction...
Kington Probus Club car trip

Kington Probus Club car trip

Entrants from the Men's Probus Club of Kingston recently enjoyed the club's fourth annual Cryptic Car Trial. The route is kept secret until the morning of the car trial, at which point participants are presented with a route description and a list of questions testing their observational skills along the drive.The group of 21 departed at 8.30am after receiving the instructions and questions for...
Snug Beach cleaners

Snug Beach cleaners

Snug locals Jobie (10) and Lily (14) were swimming at Snug Beach when they saw some tiny blue plastic pellets washing up on the beach.When they looked properly, they said they could see that it was all over the sand."After dinner, my brother and I went back down to the beach, and it took us a few hours to collect it all in some buckets," Lily said."Then we took it home, put it in a bag so all...
Blackmans Bay ocean talks

Blackmans Bay ocean talks

Scientists, divers, fishers and representatives from the Tasmanian Aboriginal community gathered in Blackmans Bay Hall on Thursday, March 14 to discuss Tasmania's declining ocean health.The event was led by IMAS scientist and co-founder of Great Southern Reef Foundation Dr Scott Bennett, co-owner of Total Dive Solutions Bridget de Lange, researcher at the Australian Institute Evie Simpson and...

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