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Foster carers needed

Foster carers needed

A recent adoption day held in Kingston highlighted the need for foster carers and loving homes for the abundance of animals, particularly cats and kittens, which have pushed rescue organisations to capacity this year. The Tasmanian Animal Rescue and Sanctuary (TARS) and Tasmanian Animal Rescue, Rehabilitation and Education Services (TARRES) have been assisting each other this season and Ten...
Future vision for streetscape

Future vision for streetscape

Sometimes small changes can make a big impact, as the new dining laneway and large colourful mural in the main street of Kingston demonstrates. Acting Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Jo Westwood said the mural is a step in aligning the existing CBD with Kingborough Council’s vision for the future. “The mural, lighting and paving of the laneway really brightens the streetscape and is in line with...
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Skating onto cloud nine

The past six months have been lifechanging for Blackmans Bay resident Andrew Clark, thanks to the positive impact of being accepted into the local skating community. Andrew’s mother Karen Clark has been thrilled to see the friendship and support offered to her son, who lives with several conditions that impact his day-to-day life. “My son Andrew is 34, though his mental age is that of about 10...
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Harvesting goodness at Chester’s Patch

Chester's Patch held a harvest festival afternoon tea at the Brookfield Shed in Margate on Saturday, May 15, to celebrate the fruitful end of a productive second growing season in the garden. Klasina Abetz-Visser of Chester’s Patch said attendees enjoyed the festivities, including a food stall of chutneys, pickles and fresh vegetables, with a wander around the around garden afterwards. “The...
Storytime from space

Storytime from space

Kingston Library was one of many organisations across Tasmania that celebrated National Simultaneous Storytime (NSS) on Wednesday, May 19. Over 100 children and 20 adults attended, including Taroona Primary School and Possums Early Learning Centre. The session opened with Kingston Library team members performing warm-up songs. The children then listened to Give me some Space! written and...
Lit up for road safety

Lit up for road safety

National Road Safety Week was recognised around the country from May 16 to 23.To raise road safety awareness, both the Kingston Civic Centre and the Kingborough Community Hub were lit up in yellow.Chair of the Kingborough Community Safety Committee and Acting Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Jo Westwood acknowledged National Road Safety Week in a media release on May 19.Acting MayorWestwood said the...

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