Saturday, 11 July 2020
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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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Big hearts at Snug

Snug Primary School banded together to show their large hearts on Friday, September 27, wearing yellow for Microcephaly Awareness Day in support of fellow student, seven-year-old Blake Woolley who was born with the neurological condition.According to the World Health Organisation, Microcephaly is a condition where a baby is born with a comparatively smaller head size than other children of the...
Call for intervention over Blackmans Bay water quality

Call for intervention over Blackmans Bay water quality

Further questions about the water quality at Blackmans Bay have frustrated Kingborough residents wondering if they will be able to take to the water this summer of if there will be an ongoing closure over the summer months.After detection of faecal contamination in the water at the southern end of Blackmans Bay Beach, the area was closed and local residents forced to seek alternative...
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White Label brings new phase of Tasmanian whiskey to Kingborough

White Label Distillery held their official launch on Friday, September 20, ushering in an exciting new phase for Tasmanian whisky production in the state. The company has opened the way to significant increases in volume and opportunities for export by offering the first Tasmanian ‘contract only’ single malt whisky distillery, established to craft spirit for individuals or businesses looking to...
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Controversial Huntingfield rezone passes Parliament

 The Huntingfield development moved to the next stage of progress when it passed through the Upper House on Tuesday, September 17 after over seven hours of debate among Legislative Council members.Minister for Housing Roger Jaensch said, “The Huntingfield site rezoning process has passed Parliament and will now proceed to the detailed master planning stage and assessment through the normal...

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