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Input on CBD makeover

Input on CBD makeover

Kingston’s CBD is having a much-needed makeover next year. Community consultation on the upgrade has commenced, with Kingborough Council currently seeking feedback on design elements for the Channel Hwy.In a media release on December 2, Mayor Paula Wriedt said local feedback on the Kingston Place Strategy, adopted by Council in May 2020, highlighted the desire for an attractive, engaging and...
Bird walks brochure for Kingborough

Bird walks brochure for Kingborough

Kingborough has a new brochure to help find local bird species. The brochure is part of a series produced by BirdLife Tasmania with the support of Kingborough Council Community Grants program. The Convenor of BirdLife Tasmania, Dr Eric Woehler said the brochure provided details on the remarkable endemic bird species found nowhere else on Planet Earth, though easily found on these...
Antarctic Division celebrates 40 years

Antarctic Division celebrates 40 years

Photo: Australian Antarctic Division Director Kim Ellis, Minister for State Growth Roger Jaensch, Honorary Antarctic Ambassador for Tasmania Sir Guy Green cutting the cake at the 40th celebrations held at Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery. (Alistair Bett Photography)  2021 marks the 40th anniversary of the Australian Antarctic Division’s move to Tasmania and the establishment of Hobart as...
Bruny Bowls Sponsors' Day and presentations

Bruny Bowls Sponsors' Day and presentations

In the lead up to the new Saturday Pennant Season, Saturday, October 2, the Bruny Bowls Club hosted the club’s major sponsors, players and members for their new playing tops presentation. Before the presentations, a game of barefoot bowls was enjoyed followed by a BBQ lunch.MC John ‘Jaws’ Peterson welcomed President Mick Baillie, who officially presented sponsors tops to Kerrie and Colin...
Charities join forces

Charities join forces

Children’s charity Tassie Mums received $1000 from the Lions Club of Kingborough to shop for essential items for children in need on September 3.   Tassie Mums volunteers filled two shopping trolleys with essential items from stores in Kingston, including new underwear, socks, wipes and nappy cream.  Tassie Mums said in the two hours it took to fill the trolley’s the...
Roundabout to inform CBD transformation

Roundabout to inform CBD transformation

Kingston’s CBD is to be transformed into an attractive, vibrant and more accessible destination with wide, leafy green walkways, outdoor dining and slower traffic. Upgrades to the section of Channel Highway that runs through central Kingston are to commence in mid-2022. In preparation, Kingborough Council will be trialling a temporary roundabout at the intersection of Channel Highway and...

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