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Funding boost for local news in Kingborough

Funding boost for local news in Kingborough

Funds have started to flow to 107 regional news outlets across the country, including the (Italics) Kingborough Chronicle, as part of the Federal Government’s $50 million Public Interest News Gathering (PING) program, providing much needed support to regional television, newspaper and radio outlets during COVID-19. Assistant Minister for Regional Tourism Jonno Duniam said the funding would...
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Ivy helps sick devils

Ivy Stafford, aged 3, from Kingston has shown her generous spirit by completing her own fundraiser to help Bonorong Wildlife Park as they take care of Tasmanian devils. Ivy’s mother Emma Stafford said the young girl’s interest was piqued after visiting the animal sanctuary. “After a visit to Bonorong Park, my 3-year-old daughter Ivy became very interested in Tassie devils and them being ‘sick’...
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Bowling excellence celebrated

On Saturday, August 8, the Kingborough Bowls and Community Club held their annual presentation dinner at the Margate club rooms, where trophies and awards were presented to many members of the club for various achievements reached during competition throughout the past season. The standout of the night was Vicki Bannister, who came away with five trophies. Vicki won the Women’s Bowl...
Term 3 starts with a bang

Term 3 starts with a bang

Channel Christian School started the term with a bang, as confetti burst into the air to officially open two brand new classrooms. Principal Margaret Louw said it was fantastic to have the rooms finally open. “It was great to see the smiles on the kids faces when we launched the confetti cannons,” said Mrs Louw. “The whole school cheered as they completed a joint count-down. "It was an...
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Growing community

Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter officially opened a new worm farm at Taroona Neighbourhood Garden (TNG), on Saturday, August 1. Locals are invited to dispose of their kitchen waste in the new worm farm, which will house up to 40,000 earthworms. Taroona Neighbourhood Garden Inc, established on council land in Taroona Park in 2007, is a voluntary organisation operated by 50 member families...
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...

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