Friday, 18 October 2019
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Southern Open Table Tennis Championships

Southern Open Table Tennis Championships

Pictured, Nick Sakov competes in the Southern Open Table Tennis Championships. (PS Carolyn Whitehouse) The 69th Southern Open Table Tennis Championships were hosted by the Southern Tasmanian Table Tennis Association (STTTA) on Saturday, May 4, at the Kingborough Sports Centre. The full day championships saw entries from 66 participants, with players from at least five different clubs travelling...
It’s Mario time

It’s Mario time

A new entertainment venture has been proposed for the local area.An application for planning approval was lodged with the Kingborough Council for a multi-million dollar go kart circuit based on the Nintendo Mario Kart game.Largely solar powered, the complex would have both an outdoor and indoor track including pit areas, at the old K & D Trade building site at Mertonvale Circuit in...
ANZAC Day Kingston Beach

ANZAC Day Kingston Beach

Kingston Primary School Captain, Tommy Bone and Vice-Captain, Jack Salveson laid a wreath at the Kingston Beach Dawn Service on Anzac Day. Tommy proudly wore the medals of his great, great grandfather, who was in the First Australian Machine Gun Battalion in World War One. Mel Cooper, Kingston Beach Sub Branch President, assured the crowd in attendance that there would certainly be a dawn...
Have your say on the council budget

Have your say on the council budget

The Kingborough Council has released its draft Budget for the 2019/20 financial year and is seeking feedback from the community.Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter said, “The next financial year will be an important year for the council as we aim to roll out our largest infrastructure spend in our history, while maintaining a strong budget position, limiting rate rises and building back towards...
Sculpture Trail at Birchs Bay

Sculpture Trail at Birchs Bay

Caption: Mitch Evans sculpture ‘Eagle has Landed’ can be viewed on The Sculpture Trail which is 1.5km, and suitable for most ages and abilities. (PS)  The 2019 Sculpture Prize Exhibition has begun and runs until July 31.In its 14th year, Art Farm Birchs Bay’s annual sculpture event has moved through different forms over the years, from Benchmarking Birchs Bay to Art Farm Birch’s Bay...
Easter egg donation

Easter egg donation

Pictured: Blackmans Bay Primary School Principal, Della Wells and Judy Hunter with some of the Easter Eggs donated at the recent Uniform Free Day. (PS) Students at Blackmans Bay Primary School have ensured Easter will be a little brighter for more than 160 locals in need.  The aim of the day was to provide at least one Easter treat for each of the women and children needing crisis...

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