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Fencing club celebrates 10th year

Fencing club celebrates 10th year

First-time fencers put on gloves and lined up for lesson one, as the Van Diemen Fencing Club celebrated its 10th anniversary on Saturday, July 3.The Kingborough Chronicle went along to check out the fencing action at Tarremah Steiner School Hall in Huntingfield.Van Diemen Fencing Club founding coach and President of Tasmanian Fencing Association Inc, Avery Holderness-Roddam, said the club has...
Riley Fenn’s gold medal

Riley Fenn’s gold medal

Local 14-year-old gymnast Riley Fenn recently returned from the Australian National Gymnastics Championships after winning gold on the pommel horse and finishing ninth overall in the Level 7 Open competition. Riley is the first MAG gymnast to bring home gold for Tasmania and his dream is to one day make the World Championship. “Being my first Australian championship, this year's nationals was...
Monitoring behaviour at Kingston Park

Monitoring behaviour at Kingston Park

Kingborough Council has installed 18 extra security cameras in Kingston Park and upgraded security cameras at the Kingborough Community Hub in an effort to address anti-social behaviour. In a combined press release on July 1, Kingston Police Inspector Mark Burke and Acting Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Jo Westwood, reassured the community that council and police are working together to address...
Lantern making time at West Winds

Lantern making time at West Winds

Lantern making was in full swing at workshops hosted by the West Wind Community Centre in Snug, Middleton and Woodbridge on Saturday, June 12 and Sunday, June 13, ahead of the popular annual lantern walk. Lantern artist, Ayelet, explained the lantern making process to eager workshop participants of all ages. A range of large geometric shapes were created from bamboo sticks, twine and tape and...
Unstoppable Lollipop Liz

Unstoppable Lollipop Liz

Elisabeth Hoare is celebrating 35 years as a crossing guard this week and has received a bundle of accolades, in the form of delightful cards with messages of thanks, from young admirers at Illawarra Primary School. Affectionately known as Lollipop Liz by the children, parents and grandparents she safely marshals across streets, the septuagenarian is busier than ever. The Kingborough Chronicle...
Foster carers needed

Foster carers needed

A recent adoption day held in Kingston highlighted the need for foster carers and loving homes for the abundance of animals, particularly cats and kittens, which have pushed rescue organisations to capacity this year. The Tasmanian Animal Rescue and Sanctuary (TARS) and Tasmanian Animal Rescue, Rehabilitation and Education Services (TARRES) have been assisting each other this season and Ten...

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