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A hands-on donation

A hands-on donation

Channel Men's Shed (CMS) recently contacted Pam Lane from Community Against Poverty (CAP) to inquire if their organisation could use a variety of preloved hand tools that had been donated by the community.CAP is part of the E3 Global Adventure Project who help third world country towns become self-sufficient by helping the villagers improve their living standards with a hands-on approach.As...
Blackmans Bay athlete's triumph

Blackmans Bay athlete's triumph

Blackmans Bay athlete Tegan Dench, 14, has returned from the World Dwarf Games in Germany a gold medalist.Tegan won four gold medals (javelin, discus, backstroke and freestyle events) and three silver medals (shotput, swimming relay and women's basketball).The Australian women's basketball team made it to the gold medal match for the first time ever, only losing one game to the Netherlands.The...
Ricky locks away footy tipping competition

Ricky locks away footy tipping competition

Congratulations to Ricky Shaw from Kingston Locksmiths for winning the 2023 Kingborough Chronicle Footy Tipping competition with a total score of 144.Ricky led for most of the season, with local MP Dean Young, Steve Westwood from Co-Op Toyota and Michael West from HFT Interiors all closing the gap quickly towards the end of the year and placing top four.The competition was very tight in the...
It starts with go karts

It starts with go karts

Levi Bush, 11, a student at Snug Primary School, won the Karting Tasmania state-wide series in his Cadet 12 class recently.There were four rounds of racing, one at each club in Tasmania, and when the points were tallied, Levi had come out on top.Levi's brothers Kai and Zac are racers too.The family regularly travels the state together to support the boys in their passion.The Bush family...
Voice campaigners in Margate

Voice campaigners in Margate

Yes23, the campaign for an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Voice to Parliament enshrined in the Australian Constitution, hit the streets of Margate for a day of door-to-door conversations.The team of Yes23 volunteers were joined by Federal Labor Member for Franklin Julie Collins and Labor Senator Catryna Bilyk.On October 14 Australians will have the opportunity to vote on whether...
Lantern Centre Family Fun Day

Lantern Centre Family Fun Day

Kingston Christian Reformed Church recently opened the Lantern Centre to members of the public with a Family Fun Day."After a culmination of 18 months of works, it's been wonderful to see so many people enjoying our new facility," Pastor Graham Sayer said. Approximately 800 people attended the Family Fun Day held on Saturday, August 19. Guests enjoyed sausages, hot dogs, mini pancakes, fairy...

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