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Channel Highway Corridor Study Report released

Channel Highway Corridor Study Report released

The Channel Highway (Algona Road to Sandfly Road) Corridor Study Report has been released today, Tuesday September 8, by the Tasmanian Government. The Corridor Study was undertaken in response to the government’s commitment to review the junction at Howden Road, investigate safety concerns, and consider how the Channel Highway meets the current and future community needs over the next 20...
Astronomical fun

Astronomical fun

Kingston Library’s Young Einsteins program explored the theme ‘Deep Blue: Innovations for the future’ during National Science Week, from August 17 to 22. A grant from Inspiring Australia enabled the Kingborough Library to create take-home science packs filled with ocean themed activities. The science packs included; designing a compass, making a model boat, responsible fishing and saltwater...
Blackmans Bay beach gets all clear

Blackmans Bay beach gets all clear

People are now free to swim at all parts of Blackmans Bay beach after the southern end was given a clean bill of health by the Tasmanian Government. The southern end of beach was given a ‘poor’ water quality rating in late 2018, which resulted in swimmers being advised not to swim or undertake recreational activities there. Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter was delighted to be able to...
Kingborough Awards nominations open

Kingborough Awards nominations open

Kingborough Council is seeking nominations for Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year and Community Group of the Year. Nominations for outstanding Kingborough community members opened on August 27 and are due to close at midnight on Monday, October 12. Chair of the Kingborough Awards Committee, Cr Paula Wriedt spoke of the importance of volunteers to the community. “Volunteers in...
Funding boost for local news in Kingborough

Funding boost for local news in Kingborough

Funds have started to flow to 107 regional news outlets across the country, including the (Italics) Kingborough Chronicle, as part of the Federal Government’s $50 million Public Interest News Gathering (PING) program, providing much needed support to regional television, newspaper and radio outlets during COVID-19. Assistant Minister for Regional Tourism Jonno Duniam said the funding would...
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Ivy helps sick devils

Ivy Stafford, aged 3, from Kingston has shown her generous spirit by completing her own fundraiser to help Bonorong Wildlife Park as they take care of Tasmanian devils. Ivy’s mother Emma Stafford said the young girl’s interest was piqued after visiting the animal sanctuary. “After a visit to Bonorong Park, my 3-year-old daughter Ivy became very interested in Tassie devils and them being ‘sick’...

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