Wednesday, 22 January 2020
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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...
Student safety push at Taroona

Student safety push at Taroona

  Labor MP Ella Haddad is taking action following an incident earlier this year where a child was struck off his bike along Flinders Esplanade, Taroona, while riding home from school. Luckily the young boy was not badly hurt and has made a full recovery, however Ms Haddad feels it has really highlighted the traffic issues around the Esplanade and surrounding streets at the back of the...
Pony clubs speak up

Pony clubs speak up

The Huntingfield Pony and Riding Club recently hosted a positive mental health session, having James from SPEAK UP! Stay ChatTy coming to speak to club members and inviting members of the Huon and District Pony Club to attend. The session explored techniques to implement when things don’t always go to plan, so that focus can be maintained in a range of stressful situations. This sport can...

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