Wednesday, 03 June 2020
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Student safety push at Taroona

Student safety push at Taroona

  Labor MP Ella Haddad is taking action following an incident earlier this year where a child was struck off his bike along Flinders Esplanade, Taroona, while riding home from school. Luckily the young boy was not badly hurt and has made a full recovery, however Ms Haddad feels it has really highlighted the traffic issues around the Esplanade and surrounding streets at the back of the...
Pony clubs speak up

Pony clubs speak up

The Huntingfield Pony and Riding Club recently hosted a positive mental health session, having James from SPEAK UP! Stay ChatTy coming to speak to club members and inviting members of the Huon and District Pony Club to attend. The session explored techniques to implement when things don’t always go to plan, so that focus can be maintained in a range of stressful situations. This sport can...
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Rebelling against global extinction

The Extinction Rebellion (XR) Red Brigade was present in Kingston on Thursday, October 10 as Kingborough members declared their rebellion against the government and politicians for what they see as not facing up to the realities of climate change. Beginning at the Channel Court upper carpark, the group proceeded to the office of the Premier of Tasmania, the Honourable Will Hodgman MP, although...
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Reaching out for mental health

‘Reaching Out,’ the latest West Winds Community Centre art exhibit, was officially launched on Friday, October 11. The themed exhibit is inspired by Mental Health Week and features artworks that focus on connection with those around us and how these connections manifests in our lives. The exhibit was introduced by West Winds President Michael Yates and officially opened by Connie Digolis, CEO...
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Historic Churchill Fellowship awards look to future

The latest Churchill Fellowship awards have given two Kingborough women an exciting chance to travel the globe and further their experience and knowledge for the betterment of themselves and their community. Leah Galvin has been granted her fellowship to explore business and government approaches which have increase local food procurement in Norway, Denmark, Sweden, the USA and Canada. Ms...
Chester’s Patch at Brookfield

Chester’s Patch at Brookfield

Garden enthusiasts, those looking to learn about getting their hands dirty and people wanting to support and connect with the community will soon have a new outlet through the establishment of the Chester’s Patch community garden project in Margate. A partnership between Channel Community Care, run by Margate Christian Church and Julia Ridges, owner of the popular, Brookfield Shed venue in...

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