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Level playing field in sport

Level playing field in sport

Two Kingborough sporting clubs have been awarded substantial grants for the purposes of upgrading their female change rooms and facilities as part of the Levelling the Playing Field program aimed to support women and girls participating in sport.The Kingborough Tigers Football Club will receive $340,000 towards their female change rooms at Kingston Beach and the Kingborough Lions will receive...
Cancer fundraiser walk success

Cancer fundraiser walk success

The sixth annual Walk4BrainCancer Tasmania has been declared a success by its organiser, Senator Catryna Bilyk.More than 250 people gathered for the two-kilometre inspirational walk at Dru Point Bicentennial Park to raise funds for the Cure Brain Cancer Foundation.Senator Bilyk, who is a Cure Brain Cancer Ambassador, said the funds raised would help the Foundation with advocacy, awareness...
Kingborough Chronicle celebrates decade in print

Kingborough Chronicle celebrates decade in print

Local independent newspaper Kingborough Chronicle is celebrating their 10 year anniversary.In 2009 the Kingborough Chronicle published for the first time, providing local, free, weekly, independent news for the Kingborough and Channel communities.“Over 10 years many things have changed, however the core of the Kingborough Chronicle’s objective has remained the same, connecting community and...

Margate Primary celebrates 150 years of education

Margate Primary School celebrated the 150th anniversary of the school with the community at a special assembly on Wednesday October 31. Alongside the current classes of eager learners sat past students and staff, including former principal Ken Hunt who led the school through their 125th anniversary.   Past staff in attendance included Ros Hughes, Sue McKibbon, Anne Briggs, Jane...
Margate director to stage beloved classic

Margate director to stage beloved classic

Margate resident Anne Blythe-Cooper will be directing the children's favourite ‘Charlotte's Web’ in July next year for the Hobart Repertory Theatre Company (HRTC). As well as ‘Charlotte's Web’, the upcoming season will include ‘Keeping up Appearances’, ‘Blithe Spirit’ and ‘Love from a Stranger.’ When speaking about what drew her to choose the story Ms Blythe-Cooper said, "Charlotte’s...
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Diwali delights

Plenty of activity filled the Kingborough Hub on Friday, October 18 for the Diwali Festival. Traditionally a Hindi religious festival marking the start of their new year, Diwali means ‘row of lights’ in Sanskrit and during the four to five day celebration, lights and lamps are used to decorate the home.Those at the hub for the event were able to experience the delights of Indian cuisine...

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