Wednesday, 19 January 2022
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Charities join forces

Charities join forces

Children’s charity Tassie Mums received $1000 from the Lions Club of Kingborough to shop for essential items for children in need on September 3.   Tassie Mums volunteers filled two shopping trolleys with essential items from stores in Kingston, including new underwear, socks, wipes and nappy cream.  Tassie Mums said in the two hours it took to fill the trolley’s the...
Roundabout to inform CBD transformation

Roundabout to inform CBD transformation

Kingston’s CBD is to be transformed into an attractive, vibrant and more accessible destination with wide, leafy green walkways, outdoor dining and slower traffic. Upgrades to the section of Channel Highway that runs through central Kingston are to commence in mid-2022. In preparation, Kingborough Council will be trialling a temporary roundabout at the intersection of Channel Highway and...
Local achievers nominated

Local achievers nominated

The Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards has officially finished the state-wide search for their community contributors and Kingborough Community Missions and Blackmans Bay Primary School Parents and Friends Association have both been nominated for the Tasprint Community Group of the Year Award.Blackmans Bay Primary School Parents and Friends Association’s main priority is enabling students...
An Out of Hand exhibition

An Out of Hand exhibition

CAP: Contemporary textile creations by award-winning locals Irene Koroluk and Sandra Champion will be among the high standard of artworks on show at the Stitching and Beyond group’s biennial exhibition, Out of Hand. Irene’s free-motion stitched quilted art (pictured), inspired by Tasmania’s natural landscapes and environment, will be on show. An international standard of contemporary...

Lane reduction on Huon Highway

The Department of State Growth has commenced rock face maintenance work on the Huon Highway between Sandfly and Lower Longley started on Monday, 30 August.The routine maintenance works include installing rockfall mesh and rock catching fencing along the exposed rockface. It is expected these works will be completed by late October 2021.For safety of workers and road users during works, the two...
Johanna van de Kamp's 100th birthday

Johanna van de Kamp's 100th birthday

A happy day for Johanna van de Kamp celebrating her 100th birthday with family and friends at the Kingston Beach Golf Club on Sunday, August 22. Unfortunately, the lockdown prevented some of her family of three children, seven grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren from attending the celebrations, however it was still a beautiful and memorable day with zoom and phone calls making for extra...

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