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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...
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...

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