Sunday, 17 February 2019
5/32 Channel Highway, Kingston TAS 7050 - P: (03) 6229 3655

Local News

Urgent action needed on water quality

Urgent action needed on water quality

The signs went up on Thursday, January 10 advising against swimming along the northern end of the beach, in addition to existing warnings at Blackmans Bay south.They were then removed from the northern end the next day after further testing revealed the water quality was safe for swimming.For some time, frustrated residents have been circulating flyers calling for action on the water quality of...
RACT water safety grant for surf club

RACT water safety grant for surf club

Tasmanians can now feel safer in and around the water at Kingston Beach thanks to a grant from the RACT Community Fund.The fund provided a grant to the Kingston Beach Surf Life Saving Club (KBSLSC) for new first aid training equipment in the lead-up to the opening of the season in December 2018.The KBSLSC, which has 280 members, half of whom are nippers (children aged five to 15 years), provides...
Kingborough's finest recognised

Kingborough's finest recognised

Kingborough Council hosted its annual awards ceremony on Saturday, January 5, at the Civic Centre in Kingston to recognise and celebrate residents who have made an outstanding contribution to the well-being of the Kingborough community.The Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter presented the Citizen of the Year, Young Citizen of the Year, Community Group of the Year and Certificates of...
Fields bloom purple delight in Margate

Fields bloom purple delight in Margate

As you drive towards Margate it is hard not to miss the beautiful purple fields of lavender blooming brightly at Essential Oils Tasmania’s (EOT), Brookfield Farm site. A favourite with locals and tourists, there is always an admirer photographing the flowers.This specialty crop is close to harvest, so time is running out to grab that snap.Simon Wells EOT CEO said “Brookfield Farm is a stunning...
Margate Primary Christmas singalong

Margate Primary Christmas singalong

Margate Primary School hosted its annual Christmas singalong on Thursday, December 13. Students enjoyed leading the crowd in singing some Aussie themed Christmas songs, and a great time was had by all.
Major boost for Bruny Island Health Service

Major boost for Bruny Island Health Service

Dr Bastian Seidel, former President of the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and a well known and respected Tasmanian GP, and his team, have commenced practice at the Bruny Island Medical Centre for residents and visitors.  This move follows the Huon Medical Group signing a 10 year contract with the State Government to provide comprehensive GP services to the island...

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