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Boldly going to bald

Boldly going to bald

Local mechanic and volunteer fire fighter, Felicity Oates took a bold step towards a cure for blood cancer recently when she shaved her hair for the World’s Greatest Shave. Shaving all her hair off was a simple decision for Felicity, who lost her grandmother earlier this year and was determined to raise money for the Leukaemia Foundation.The World’s Greatest Shave aims to raise vital funds to...
Prayers for peace and wisdom

Prayers for peace and wisdom

Remembrance Day wreath laying ceremonies were held in Kingston and Taroona on the 11th hour of the 11th day of November to honour those who served Australia and lost their lives in war and peacekeeping activities.The Taroona community, including veterans, ex-services families, local school representatives, local scouts, Australian Defence personnel and dignitaries gathered for the commemorative...
Young historians meet challenge

Young historians meet challenge

Two Kingborough students have been recognised among the state’s best young historians under the Tasmanian National History Challenge awards. The theme for this year’s competition was CONTESTED hiSTORIES, inviting students to focus on a key historical event, period, decision, individual or group with a contentious past. Claire Tyers from Calvin Christian School was named the winner of the...
Land sales approved

Land sales approved

Kingborough Council will go ahead with its plan to invest in playground upgrades after councillors voted to sell four parcels of disused land. A recent Council playground audit found that 36 of Kingborough’s 45 existing playgrounds do not meet community expectations, with upgrades required.  The land approved for sale included: 110 Channel Highway, Taroona; Lot 2 Mount Pleasant Road,...
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Inspiring individuals and Kingborough community heroes

Two of the three Kingborough residents nominated for a 2021 Tasmanian Australian of the Year award were named winners of their respective categories on Friday, October 30. Edna Pennicott of Kingborough Helping Hands (KHH) has been awarded the Tasmanian Australia’s Local Hero award and Brian Williams was recognised as Tasmania’s Senior Australian of the Year categories, the pair being lauded for...
Energy-neutral goal for students taking innovative climate action

Energy-neutral goal for students taking innovative climate action

Students at Tarremah Steiner School in Huntingfield have taken action to become energy-neutral. The school is on track to become the first energy-neutral school in Tasmania.  The group sought and received an interest-free loan of $70,000 from not-for-profit renewable energy fund, CORENA, to employ local solar provider, Powercom, to install solar panels. A 100 kilowatt solar system,...

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