Monday, 14 June 2021
5/32 Channel Highway, Kingston TAS 7050 - P: (03) 6229 3655

Local News

Previous Next

Track Down Taroona’s picnic launch

A new walking map was launched at a bush picnic attended by 150 locals at the Taroona Schools Reserve on Sunday, May 2. The Track Down Taroona map, partly funded by a Kingborough Council COVID-19 grant, was recently distributed to all 1400 households in Taroona, along with a flora and fauna poster. Acting Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Jo Westwood officially launched the map, with Kingborough...
Anzac Day services return

Anzac Day services return

ANZAC Day services were celebrated across Kingborough on Sunday, April 25, after the Dawn Services were cancelled in 2020 due to COVID-19 restrictions. The Kingston Beach RSL Club Sub-branch invited the community to the 6.30am Dawn Service and wreath laying ceremony at Kingston Beach Esplanade, followed by a march for the service and ex-service people in attendance. The Sub-branch also...
Twins share 90th birthday

Twins share 90th birthday

On Saturday, April 17, Kingston resident Geoff Mundy and his twin sister celebrated a milestone 90th birthday.Geoff and his sister Audrey Knight (nee Mundy) were born in the Tasman Peninsula and moved to Southport when they were 15.   Geoff’s son Noel Mundy shared some of the highlights of his father and aunt’s 90 years in the southern Tasmanian communities.“The family bought an orchard and...
Kettering concerned over safety

Kettering concerned over safety

Considerable danger is posed to walkers and motorists along the Channel Highway at Kettering due to the lack of a pedestrian path between Oyster Court and Oxleys Road.The Kingborough Chronicle visited the site on March 3 to examine the area of concern and speak with members of the Kettering and Snug community.During the site visit, numerous vehicles travelling south were witnessed passing over...
Pickleball comes to Kingborough

Pickleball comes to Kingborough

Kingborough Sports Centre opened new, purpose-built pickleball courts on Friday, February 26. As part of its new year annual refurbishment, the Kingborough Sports Centre has added four purpose built pickleball courts to its indoor stadium activities.  The four pickleball courts are the first in Tasmania.  To celebrate a special launch was held on February 26. The Kingborough Sports...
Kings Quarter breaks ground

Kings Quarter breaks ground

Kingborough residents can look forward to more opportunities to live, work and play in the Kingston CBD after work began last week on Kings Quarter, a section of the Kingston Park development which incorporate homes, office, retail and lifestyle elements. Several dignitaries joined staff from developers Traders In Purple to break ground on Stage 1 of the $300m project, which is being marketed...

Kingborough Chronicle

5/32 Channel Highway
Kingston, TAS 7050
PO Box 306

P: (03) 6229 3655

Publication Day: Tuesday
Circulation: 12,100

Huon News

3351 Huon Highway
Franklin, TAS 7113

P: (03) 6266 3104
F: (03) 6266 3133