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Pool petition reaches 500 as council weighs benefits versus burdens

Pool petition reaches 500 as council weighs benefits versus burdens

Over 500 residents of the Kingborough area have put their names to a petition asking Kingborough Council to commit to a pool in the area. The petition, organised by Rebecca Bushby and Amanda Meadows calls on council to ‘source a hydrotherapy pool for rehabilitation and swimming to address injury, illness, chronic health conditions, general health and wellbeing and social connection in...
Transport lacking in Channel

Transport lacking in Channel

An independent study into transport across the Channel area could provide information needed to spur change across Kingborough’s public transportation systems and offer potentially valuable insights into the impact that a lack of accessible transport can have on employment, youth, mental health and congestion. Social Work student Adam Penklis, who conducted the study in conjunction with the...
Caring Blackmans Bay students blossom

Caring Blackmans Bay students blossom

Three students from Blackmans Bay Primary School are determined to make a positive difference in the face of the devastation left by the recent bushfires across New South Wales and Queensland. After learning about native Australian animals through their classwork, Yaz Andrews (7), Olivia Rule (8) and Olive Sherwin (8) were driven by their compassion for the many koalas being left hungry,...
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Women’s club celebrates 40 years

Friendship, mutual support and good fun have drawn together women from the Kingborough area to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the Kingborough Women’s Club on Friday, November 15. Founded by Daphne Fyfe, the social club is run by a group of dedicated women who are committed to bringing the benefits and values of the club to the community. In honour of Daphne’s commitment to the club, members...
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Marathon effort for brain cancer battler

Kingston local Leigh Henderson has returned to the Point to Pinnacle to raise funds and awareness for the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation just months after invasive surgery to treat a brain tumour left him re-learning how to walk. For Leigh, being diagnosed with brain cancer came as a shock, never thinking that symptoms he experienced during the 2018 Point to Pinnacle could herald such disastrous...
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New lifestyle opportunities at Kings Quarter development

Kingborough Council approved stage one of the residential development at Kingston Park on Monday, November 11. Mayor of Kingborough Cr Dean Winter is enthusiastic about the opportunities this will provide for the community as work gets underway. “We are very excited to announce that the first stage of the residential development on Kingston Park has been approved. “This residential development...

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