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Lantern making time at West Winds

Lantern making time at West Winds

Lantern making was in full swing at workshops hosted by the West Wind Community Centre in Snug, Middleton and Woodbridge on Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, ahead of the popular annual lantern walk. Lantern artist, Ayelet, explained the lantern making process to eager workshop participants of all ages. A range of large geometric shapes were created from bamboo sticks, twine and tape and...
Unstoppable Lollipop Liz

Unstoppable Lollipop Liz

Elisabeth Hoare is celebrating 35 years as a crossing guard this week and has received a bundle of accolades, in the form of delightful cards with messages of thanks, from young admirers at Illawarra Primary School. Affectionately known as Lollipop Liz by the children, parents and grandparents she safely marshals across streets, the septuagenarian is busier than ever. The Kingborough Chronicle...
Foster carers needed

Foster carers needed

A recent adoption day held in Kingston highlighted the need for foster carers and loving homes for the abundance of animals, particularly cats and kittens, which have pushed rescue organisations to capacity this year. The Tasmanian Animal Rescue and Sanctuary (TARS) and Tasmanian Animal Rescue, Rehabilitation and Education Services (TARRES) have been assisting each other this season and Ten...
Future vision for streetscape

Future vision for streetscape

Sometimes small changes can make a big impact, as the new dining laneway and large colourful mural in the main street of Kingston demonstrates. Acting Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Jo Westwood said the mural is a step in aligning the existing CBD with Kingborough Council’s vision for the future. “The mural, lighting and paving of the laneway really brightens the streetscape and is in line with...
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Skating onto cloud nine

The past six months have been lifechanging for Blackmans Bay resident Andrew Clark, thanks to the positive impact of being accepted into the local skating community. Andrew’s mother Karen Clark has been thrilled to see the friendship and support offered to her son, who lives with several conditions that impact his day-to-day life. “My son Andrew is 34, though his mental age is that of about 10...
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Harvesting goodness at Chester’s Patch

Chester's Patch held a harvest festival afternoon tea at the Brookfield Shed in Margate on Saturday, May 15, to celebrate the fruitful end of a productive second growing season in the garden. Klasina Abetz-Visser of Chester’s Patch said attendees enjoyed the festivities, including a food stall of chutneys, pickles and fresh vegetables, with a wander around the around garden afterwards. “The...

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