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Channel students raise funds for Salvos appeal

Channel students raise funds for Salvos appeal

Students at Channel Christian School in Margate presented a cheque of $1200 during a recent assembly to the Salvation Army for their winter action appeal. The school’s mission goal in Term 3 was an outward focus to people in the local community who are struggling with the basic needs of living or have been affected by a disaster such as floods. The students cooked and sold hot lunches to the...
Social connections during Seniors Week

Social connections during Seniors Week

This year’s Seniors Week, held from October 15 to 21, was enjoyed throughout Kingborough with events that promoted healthy ageing, while providing opportunities to celebrate older people and facilitate community participation and connection. This year’s theme was Food, Glorious Food.To celebrate, Christian Homes Tasmania Inc., held the first event of their new Community Services division, with...
Big weekend for Bruny Bowls Club

Big weekend for Bruny Bowls Club

The Bruny Island Bowls Club held their sponsors day on Saturday, October 13, with the committee hosting a barbeque for sponsors and bowlers. During the event, a special presentation was made to founding member of the club, Leigh Higgins.In recognition of his work and dedication to the club over the years, the Green is now the Leigh Higgins Green.The weather was great for the event and an...
Little Athletics launches into week two

Little Athletics launches into week two

Amy Wiggins competing in the Under 14 high jump during week two of the Kingborough Little Athletics 2018/19 season on Saturday, October 20. Amongst the many impressive performances and results of the day was Olivia Nichols who set a new centre record for the Under 14 girls 1500m race walk, taking a spectacular 53 seconds off a 12-year record.
BRUNY18 art prize winner

BRUNY18 art prize winner

Lismore based artist Steven Giese has won the biennial BRUNY18 art prize with his painting, Antipodean Study: Last Fish at High Tide, announced during the opening at Alonnah Hall, Bruny Island on Saturday, October 13. Judges Elizabeth Ann Macgregor OBE, Director, Museum of Contemporary Art (Sydney); Fiona Hall AO, Australia’s representative at the 2015 Venice Biennale; and Jarrod Rawlins,...
New service not at all rubbish

New service not at all rubbish

Kingborough’s new garbage collection contract with Violia has commenced this week, with new state-of-the-art kerbside collection trucks, the first of its kind in Tasmania. Harold Halton, Veolia’s Manager of Commercial Services – Southern Region said, “Veolia is extremely proud to have been selected by Kingborough Council to provide kerbside waste and recycling collection services to the...

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