Wednesday, 12 December 2018
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Kingborough’s new councillors

Kingborough’s new councillors

Kingborough’s new councillors were officially sworn in on Wednesday, November 7, with the new look council comprising of five men and five women. From left Cr Richard Atkinson, Cr Amanda Midgley, Cr Paula Wriedt, Deputy Mayor, Cr Jo Westwood, Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter, Cr David Grace, Cr Flora Fox, Cr Sue Bastone and Cr Christian Street. Absent Cr Steve Wass. (PS Barefoot Photographer)
Winter and Westwood win Kingborough

Winter and Westwood win Kingborough

Time for a change was the slogan for Cr Dean Winter’s election campaign and the people have spoken, electing him as Mayor of Kingborough, receiving 45.78 per cent of the primary votes tally on Tuesday, October 30. At 33, Cr Winter will be the youngest mayor in Kingborough Council’s 110 years.Cr Winter campaigned alongside Jo Westwood, who was successfully elected as Deputy Mayor.Mayor elect, Cr...
Kingston agent wins state award

Kingston agent wins state award

Local real estate agent and managing director of First National Kingston, Helen Lehane, was named Residential Salesperson of the Year at the Real Estate Institute of Tasmania (REIT) 2018 Annual Awards for Excellence, held in Launceston on Saturday, October 27. The annual awards recognise the state’s best in real estate, celebrating their achievements and contributions to the Tasmanian real...
Assisting drought relief

Assisting drought relief

Channel Men’s Shed President, Peter Norris, presented Lions Club of Kingborough President, David Mills with a cheque for $1000 to go towards the Lions National Drought Appeal.  The Men’s Shed chose the Lions Club as a conduit for their donation in the knowledge that Lions do not deduct administration charges and every dollar donated will go to the farmers in need.  Both the...
Channel students raise funds for Salvos appeal

Channel students raise funds for Salvos appeal

Students at Channel Christian School in Margate presented a cheque of $1200 during a recent assembly to the Salvation Army for their winter action appeal. The school’s mission goal in Term 3 was an outward focus to people in the local community who are struggling with the basic needs of living or have been affected by a disaster such as floods. The students cooked and sold hot lunches to the...
Social connections during Seniors Week

Social connections during Seniors Week

This year’s Seniors Week, held from October 15 to 21, was enjoyed throughout Kingborough with events that promoted healthy ageing, while providing opportunities to celebrate older people and facilitate community participation and connection. This year’s theme was Food, Glorious Food.To celebrate, Christian Homes Tasmania Inc., held the first event of their new Community Services division, with...

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