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Christmas for the community

Christmas for the community

The Kingborough Helping Hands Sharing Tree was officially opened at Channel Court, Kingston on Friday, November 24.This marks the seventh year the Sharing Tree has been in operation here. Craig Lucas from Kingborough Helping Hands (KHH) explained that the Sharing Tree was initiated by some St Aloysius Catholic College students writing to Kingborough Council seven years ago, requesting a giving...
40 years of radio

40 years of radio

Huon and Kingston FM recently celebrated 40 years in radio at the Brookfield Shed, Margate.David Carr played some tunes on the keyboard, followed by the band Thugs who sang between speeches by the presenters. The festivities ended at the Kermandie Hotel with entertainment by local musicians Steve and Marjorie Gadd and Daystar Duo.Life memberships were awarded to Peter Johnston and Richard...
Kingston Fire Brigade state championships

Kingston Fire Brigade state championships

Kingston Fire Brigade triumphed at the State Firefighter Championships held in Launceston's Invermay Park recently. A total of 27 teams competed in the senior and junior sections over two days.Kingston Fire Brigade's juniors finished first place overall for the Junior State Aggregate Award.Their seniors came third place for the Division 2 Aggregate, which meant with juniors and seniors combined...
Digging deep for local fundraiser

Digging deep for local fundraiser

The annual Kingborough Helping Hands Christmas Fundraiser was held on Sunday, November 12.Whilst the number who attended was slightly down on last year, the generosity of those who did attend was overwhelming. Founder of Kingborough Helping Hands Edna Pennicott was thrilled to see so many, including local politicians and councillors, who dug deep to support the members of the community who are...
Huntingfield spirit Point to Pinnacle

Huntingfield spirit Point to Pinnacle

A team from Huntingfield's Overeem Whisky will participate in the Point to Pinnacle fundraiser by pushing a barrel of whisky weighing a total of 145 kilograms on Sunday, November 19.Point to Pinnacle is a gruelling 21 kilometre half marathon with most competitors either running or walking from Wrest Point to the pinnacle of kunanyi/Mount Wellington. This is the first time a barrel has been...
Period poverty in Australia

Period poverty in Australia

Kingston local Ruby Eddleston is working on her Queen's Guide award.The Queen's Guide award assesses character, creative thinking, community, commitment, collaboration and communication and is the peak achievement in guiding. As part of the community section, she has been working on advocating issues relevant to Girl Guides and women in the local community.Ruby provided the following article for...

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