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Kingborough gymnasts qualified for selection

Kingborough gymnasts qualified for selection

A Tasmanian State Team Qualifying event for trampoline and tumbling were held at the Kingborough Sports Centre during the weekend of February 23 and 24.  There are two more qualifying events, including the Tasmanian State Championships in April before the team is selected and announced.Gymnasts who obtained qualification scores:Senior International:Damien Axelsen (men’s double-mini)Matthew...
Kingborough Knights win the Kookaburra Cup

Kingborough Knights win the Kookaburra Cup

In an outstanding performance the Kingborough Knights were triumphant taking out the final of the women’s Kookaburra Cup. On Saturday, February 23, at Blundstone Arena the Knights stormed home to smash University with a 10-wicket win, in a one-sided game after the Lions started well. The Knights won the toss and bowled first, keeping University to only 150 runs in 35 overs. The Lions were...
Emotional response to Blackmans Bay coastal subdivision

Emotional response to Blackmans Bay coastal subdivision

The Presentation Sisters at Blackmans Bay held a meeting to discuss planning scheme changes to their privately-owned property at Home Avenue in Blackmans Bay on Wednesday, February 13. Sister Gabrielle Morgan voluntarily organised the meeting for community engagement with residents about their questions and concerns for the planned development. A flyer drop into letterboxes was done by some...
Now we’re cooking

Now we’re cooking

The Federal Member for Franklin, Julie Collins was pleased to announce that the Woodbridge Hall will receive $10,672 to help upgrade kitchen facilities at the historic community hall. Ms Collins recommended the Woodbridge Hall, which is owned by the Kingborough Council, receive funding for this upgrade during the fourth round of the Stronger Communities Programme.On a recent visit to the Hall,...
52nd anniversary of 1967 bushfires

52nd anniversary of 1967 bushfires

At the Snug Bushfire Memorial on Thursday, February 7, members of the Snug Volunteer Fire Brigade, local community, and members of local and Federal government, gathered to pay their respects and remember not only those directly affected by the fires which raged in the district, but all who suffered loss of life or property, on the 52nd Anniversary of the tragic day. A stark reminder is the...
Kingston's graffiti investigation

Kingston's graffiti investigation

  Kingston's graffiti investigation  The graffiti and tagging desecration in the Kingborough community vandalises most walls, fences, poles, businesses, infrastructure, cars and even the artwork on signal boxes.Nothing seems to be out of bounds to deface. Graffiti can look spectacular like the artwork in the alleyways in Melbourne and the famous work by Banksy, which is worth...

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