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Cutting down on hard work

Food relief programs in Kingborough have benefitted from an innovative collaboration between community members, local charities and Saunders and Ward, which has resulted in the donation of four pumpkin cutting machines. Retired North West Coast farmer, Norman Spurr of Margate was inspired by a similar machine on his brother-in-law’s farm as an idea to help local charities processing large...
Improved stormwater gives cleaner outlook for local beaches

Improved stormwater gives cleaner outlook for local beaches

Kingborough Council has wrapped up a year-long intensive water quality testing regime across both Kingston and Blackmans Bay beaches. While testing as part of the Derwent Estuary Program (DEP) through the warmer months continued as normal, Kingborough Council undertook its own testing throughout the year to get a better understanding of its water quality. “We have seen dramatic improvement,...
Community interest for multi-use trail

Community interest for multi-use trail

Council recently commissioned a feasibility study for a multi-use trail along the North West Bay River and is now seeking feedback from members of the community on the proposed project. “I was pleased to support the recommendation to release the feasibility study for consultation,” said Cr Gideon Cordover. “I encourage everyone to read it for themselves and have their say. “That way, we can use...
Virus burning at Longley

Virus burning at Longley

Longley has seen a ‘virus’ incubating opposite the Longley International Hotel near the North West river and the community is counting down until the wooden effigy is burnt. The wooden virus has a rough map of the globe drawn on the exterior, with protrusions designed to resemble the appearance of the COVID-19 virus Although the event will need to be given the all clear by the State...
FIFA fever for Women’s World Cup

FIFA fever for Women’s World Cup

Kingborough Lions players were celebrating with fellow football lovers across the country when news of Australia’s successful bid to host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup was announced on Friday, June 26. This will be the first time Australia has ever hosted a World Cup event. Kingborough Lions United Football Club (KLUFC) are excited about the many opportunities this will bring for female...
Community petition pleads for review and extended consultation

Community petition pleads for review and extended consultation

Pictured above: Kingborough Ratepayers Association Secretary Tricia Ramsey, Woodbridge Community Association Public Officer Luca Vanzino, Blackmans Bay Community Association Inc. President Rosalie Maynard, principal petitioner Matt Jones, PMAT President Anne Harrison, Howden Progress Association President Leslie Frost, Huntingfield Residents and Beyond community group organiser Tammie...

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