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Middleton tennis scores court upgrade

Middleton tennis scores court upgrade

Middleton Tennis Club has scored an upgrade to its tennis court via a $30,000 grant from the Tasmanian Government’s Improving the Playing Field program. The grant program offers financial assistance to upgrade amenities at sporting facilities around Tasmania. There is $10 million available to be distributed, across small and large grants rounds, with $5 million to be allocated in financial...
Celebrating community contributors

Celebrating community contributors

Kingborough Council hosted the annual Kingborough Awards ceremony on Saturday, January 9, to recognise and celebrate residents who have made an outstanding contribution to the wellbeing of the Kingborough community. Dignitaries and members of the public gathered at the Kingborough Community Hub where Kingborough Council presented two Citizen of the Year awards, a Young Citizen of the Year award,...
Peace begins with me

Peace begins with me

Blackmans Bay Primary School students Torben Pederson and Alice Daziel received a book authored by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai, as an acknowledgement of their work on the theme of ‘Peace Begins With Me’. The book, titled Malala’s Magic Pencil, was presented by Independent Member for Nelson, the Honourable Meg Webb MLC (pictured right) with the school’s principal Ms Della Wells...
Kingborough Chronicle Christmas Competition winner

Kingborough Chronicle Christmas Competition winner

Sally de Groot of Kingston was the happy winner of this year’s Kingborough Chronicle Christmas Competition, supported by Kingston Town Meats and Harvey Norman Furniture Hobart. The competition was extremely popular with well over 400 entries. Sally won $200 worth of meat from Kingston Town Meats and a brand-new Masport Weekender barbeque from Harvey Norman, valued at $499.
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Looking out for each other

A large bright blue farmer took up residence in a paddock on the corner of Simpsons Bay Road and Bruny Island Main Road, Bruny Island on November 27. Gazing over the main road, with hand above eyes, the Beyond Blue Farmer is a reminder for the local community of the importance of looking out for each other and to keep talking. The Blue Farmer’s blue hat, dress and boots were knitted, woven and...
Changing consent education

Changing consent education

Circus Studio Owner and SASS Educator Adie Delaney provided spectacular visuals alongside interviews about presenting one of the newest TED talks at the Kingborough Sports Centre on Friday, December 4. A Primary Prevention Educator with the Sexual Assault Support Service (SASS) Ms Delaney’s TED talk focused on consent. “I was drawn to TED because their tagline is “Ideas worth spreading” and I...

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