Monday, 22 April 2019
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Snug Scout Regatta

Snug Scout Regatta

Snug last weekend was inundated scouts who attended the 56th Scout/Guide Regatta with nearly a thousand participants from as close as North West Bay and as far away as Smithton.  There were 2500 individual and/or team entries for the activities over the three days.The regatta provides an opportunity to engage in a variety of activities not usually available under expert...
Gypsy jazz at Woodbridge

Gypsy jazz at Woodbridge

Django’s Tiger are an exciting group of young musicians who performed at West Winds Community Centre in Woodbridge last year. They were sensational, so West Winds decided that they had to have them back to start off the jazz afternoons for 2019.Djangos Tiger is not a cover band, they are immersed in the style and character of the music of Reinhardt and Grappelli, but they make it their own and...
Is the tide finally turning?

Is the tide finally turning?

The residents and beach-goers of the Kingborough community have become increasingly frustrated as another summer ends, and the prospects of having safe local beaches to swim at next summer remains uncertain.Blackmans Bay Beach south has been off limits for swimmers for the entire 2018-19 summer, due to high levels of contamination after testing over the past few months, receiving a red colour...
Kingborough gymnasts qualified for selection

Kingborough gymnasts qualified for selection

A Tasmanian State Team Qualifying event for trampoline and tumbling were held at the Kingborough Sports Centre during the weekend of February 23 and 24.  There are two more qualifying events, including the Tasmanian State Championships in April before the team is selected and announced.Gymnasts who obtained qualification scores:Senior International:Damien Axelsen (men’s double-mini)Matthew...
Kingborough Knights win the Kookaburra Cup

Kingborough Knights win the Kookaburra Cup

In an outstanding performance the Kingborough Knights were triumphant taking out the final of the women’s Kookaburra Cup. On Saturday, February 23, at Blundstone Arena the Knights stormed home to smash University with a 10-wicket win, in a one-sided game after the Lions started well. The Knights won the toss and bowled first, keeping University to only 150 runs in 35 overs. The Lions were...
Emotional response to Blackmans Bay coastal subdivision

Emotional response to Blackmans Bay coastal subdivision

The Presentation Sisters at Blackmans Bay held a meeting to discuss planning scheme changes to their privately-owned property at Home Avenue in Blackmans Bay on Wednesday, February 13. Sister Gabrielle Morgan voluntarily organised the meeting for community engagement with residents about their questions and concerns for the planned development. A flyer drop into letterboxes was done by some...

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