Thursday, 22 August 2019
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Critical opportunities for young artists

Critical opportunities for young artists

As Critical Culture Ambassadors, four Kingston High students have been given the opportunity to be a part of a wide variety of events over the next few years as they develop vital connections and valuable insights into many elements of the art world. An initiative by the Salamanca Arts Centre (SAC), the Critical Culture Ambassador program provides access to a series of events, workshops, artist...
Only the best for Kingborough kids

Only the best for Kingborough kids

Plans for Tasmania’s best playground, to be built at the Kingborough Community Hub, have been given the green light this week as Kingborough Council endorsed an application for an interest-free loan to get the project underway. The majority of respondents also gave high star ratings for the final design of the playground which consists of nine separate areas including a fenced toddler area, a...
Channel girls show off new stripes

Channel girls show off new stripes

The first U/14’s girls AFL team from the Channel Saints Football Club were proudly showing their colours on Sunday, with the inaugural run of the teams brand new guernseys.The guernseys are in the traditional, striped pattern seen on all Channel Saints, with the girls choosing pink to replace the club’s traditional red stripe for their new uniforms.Matthew Baxter, owner of Baxter’s IGA in Snug,...
Concern over local road conditions

Concern over local road conditions

The Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter and Inspector David Wiss of Kingston Police are urging motorists to drive to the conditions following three crashes on the Southern Outlet last Wednesday, July 17. The crashes occurred on both the north and sound bound lanes of the Outlet in the late afternoon and early evening during wet weather, as the light was beginning to fade. Mayor Winter warns...
Huntingfield fast-track bypasses community

Huntingfield fast-track bypasses community

The fast-track rezone process has begun at Huntingfield to allow for affordable homes. The Planning Matters Alliance Tasmania (PMAT) understand the proposal is for over 500 dwellings on around 30 hectares, allowing for one of the largest and most dense subdivisions ever proposed in Tasmania (see map).The PMAT believes the area will only contain a small percentage of affordable homes and asks,...
Tigers pull together for historic win

Tigers pull together for historic win

Kingborough Tigers FC made history on Saturday, with the club registering its first seniors win over North Launceston since joining the competition in 2014. The Tigers' Seniors had the task in front of them with North Launceston up near the top of the ladder and the Tigers at 5th however the Tigers toppled the reigning premiers by 18 points, to notch the team's fifth win for the...

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