Sunday, 20 September 2020
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Tuning in to student needs

Tuning in to student needs

Construction noise is music to the ears of Taroona High School (THS) students and teacher Glenn Schultz, Director of Music and learning Area Leader for the Arts at THS, with the commencement of work on a new development to accommodate the growing needs of the school. My Schultz commented that he has been pushing hard for years to see the fit for purpose music facility become a reality and he is...
Local whisky pioneers regain family heritage

Local whisky pioneers regain family heritage

Tasmanian whisky pioneers, the Overeem family, are returning to the industry sooner than expected after signing a Heads of Agreement for the purchase of the award-winning ‘Overeem Single Malt Whisky’ from Australian Whisky Holdings (AWY). The acquisition will become official as of June 30. The sale will allow AWY to increase focus on Lark and return Overeem to its founding family in order for...
Bus accident prompts school crossing

Bus accident prompts school crossing

St Aloysius students report feeling much safer crossing Nautilus Grove with the installation of a flagged and supervised crossing being constructed for the start of the school year. Chair of the Kingborough Community Safety Committee (KCSC) and Deputy Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Jo Westwood said she was really pleased to see the introduction of a new school crossing at Huntingfield.  “Safety...
Art prizes awarded

Art prizes awarded

The Kingborough Art Prize Exhibition was held at the Kingston Beach Community Hall from Friday, February 14 until Sunday, February 16. Exhibits were judged by an independent, professional judging panel with a prize of $1000 awarded to Terrence Gough for Best Overall Exhibit. Prizes were also awarded for the Work on Paper category to Maggie Bullock, the Design/3D category to Brian Looker and...
Sporting future endorsed

Sporting future endorsed

Kingborough Council endorsed the Future Directions Plan for the Kingborough Sports Precinct (KSP) at their most recent meeting on Tuesday, February 11. The plan covers a wholistic and aspirational vision for the complex so that it can grow to meet the needs of the community over the next few decades, while allowing for flexibility and consultation each step of the way. Individual components of...
True heroes remembered

True heroes remembered

The Channel community gathered together in Snug on Friday, February 7 to mark the 53rd anniversary of the 1967 Black Tuesday fires that devasted much of Hobart and almost wiped out the community of Snug. Held at the memorial built at Snug in 2017, members of Snug Volunteer Fire Brigade, Channel Volunteer Fire Brigade, local government including Cr David Grace and Daniel Hulme and members of the...

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