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Virus burnt at Longley

Virus burnt at Longley

Community celebrations and a symbolic cleansing took place on Sunday, July 26, as a large wooden coronavirus effigy went off with a bang adjacent to the Longley International Hotel. The event was intended to inject positivity into the recovery for the local community as Kingborough emerges from lockdown. The theatre opened with a pantomime between a virus and two exterminators. A large wooden...
Election results for Huon

Election results for Huon

Mountain River medical doctor Dr Bastian Seidel (pictured) is set to be elected to the Tasmanian Legislative Council representing the Division of Huon, following preliminary counting of results since voting closed on Saturday, August 1. Percentage of first preferences based on the Tasmanian Electoral Commission’s counting of votes and returned postal votes as of Sunday, August 2: Labor...
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Playful pooches relish upgrades

Members and friends of the Kingborough Dog Walkers Association (KDWA) gathered at Dru Point on Sunday, July 26 for the opening of the upgrades to the dog exercise area. Established 20 years ago as the first dedicated dog exercise area in Tasmania, the Dru Point Dog Exercise Park has not had a facelift in some time and the upgrades are expected to increase the accessibility and enjoyment of the...
Milestone meal delivery in Margate

Milestone meal delivery in Margate

Community Based Support (CBS) delivered its 3000th meal on Wednesday, July 22, after the organisation was forced to adapt their services in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Community Based Support CEO Allyson Warrington said the 3000th meal was delivered to CBS client, Carmyl Groombridge, from Margate. “From crisis comes opportunity,” Ms Warrington said. “We started our meal delivery...
New members welcomed to Rotary D’Entrecasteaux

New members welcomed to Rotary D’Entrecasteaux

The Rotary Club of D’Entrecasteaux Channel were delighted to induct three new members to the service club recently. Past District Governor Tony Coleman and Past Assistant Governor Marion Cooper welcomed Rose Riley, Elizabeth Bertenshaw and Lynette Johnson to Rotary. “Impact starts with our members; people who see a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change,” said...
Contention over City Deal spending

Contention over City Deal spending

A Kingborough association has voiced concerns about the Hobart City Deal funding allocation, contending that the planned spending does not offer the promised solution of relieving congestion. The Hobart City Deal states that government will invest in the better utilisation of transport infrastructure to address congestion affecting the Kingborough municipal area. The Department of State Growth...

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