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Kingston teacher joins fellowship

Kingston teacher joins fellowship

Kingston High School teacher Rosalie Hayek is one of six Tasmanian teachers to receive the prestigious Hardie Fellowship.The fellowship allows its recipients to pursue professional learning and tertiary study in the United States of America. Rosalie is an inclusive practice teacher and will be using this fellowship to investigate ways to develop trauma-informed skills in teachers and inclusive...
Kettering organisation in national partnership

Kettering organisation in national partnership

The Kettering-based Net Zero Channel (NZC) has been selected as one of the 10 community groups to partner with Rewiring Australia out of 75 applicants.The groups collaborated in an eight-week program that included workshops, training materials, resources and knowledge sharing. The program aims to support new or existing community groups who want to help their community transition from fossil...
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...

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