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Kingborough Chronicle Christmas Competition winner

Kingborough Chronicle Christmas Competition winner

Sally de Groot of Kingston was the happy winner of this year’s Kingborough Chronicle Christmas Competition, supported by Kingston Town Meats and Harvey Norman Furniture Hobart. The competition was extremely popular with well over 400 entries. Sally won $200 worth of meat from Kingston Town Meats and a brand-new Masport Weekender barbeque from Harvey Norman, valued at $499.
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Looking out for each other

A large bright blue farmer took up residence in a paddock on the corner of Simpsons Bay Road and Bruny Island Main Road, Bruny Island on November 27. Gazing over the main road, with hand above eyes, the Beyond Blue Farmer is a reminder for the local community of the importance of looking out for each other and to keep talking. The Blue Farmer’s blue hat, dress and boots were knitted, woven and...
Changing consent education

Changing consent education

Circus Studio Owner and SASS Educator Adie Delaney provided spectacular visuals alongside interviews about presenting one of the newest TED talks at the Kingborough Sports Centre on Friday, December 4. A Primary Prevention Educator with the Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS) Ms Delaney’s TED talk focused on consent. “I was drawn to TED because their tagline is “Ideas worth spreading” and I...
Exotic entourage reaches Longley watering hole

Exotic entourage reaches Longley watering hole

In an unexpected sight for Longley locals, John Elliott arrived at the Longley International Hotel on Friday afternoon with his five camels and his red heeler-dingo cross Rusty. Mr Elliott arrived in Longley after walking down from Ferntree as part of a nationwide tour to raise awareness about skin cancer. Deciding there was more to life than making money, the former Perth, W.A. businessman...
Blackmans Bay brightens Christmas day

Blackmans Bay brightens Christmas day

Thanks to the generosity of Blackmans Bay Primary students and families, Christmas will be brighter for locals in need. On November 26, Blackmans Bay Primary School held a charity Uniform Free Day. In exchange for wearing casual clothes to school, students were asked to bring a gift or gold coin to be donated to Jireh House women's refuge. Jireh House, 24-hour crisis accommodation, provides...
Award-winning community hub reopens

Award-winning community hub reopens

Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter, is thrilled to announce the reopening of the Kingborough Community Hub.“I’m delighted that our premier venue is reopening to the public,” Mayor Winter said.“With the backdrop of kunanyi/Mt Wellington, Whitewater Creek and soon to be the best playground in Tasmania, the Hub is a unique andflexible space for all sorts of meetings, activities and events....

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