Tuesday, 09 March 2021
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Kettering concerned over safety

Kettering concerned over safety

Considerable danger is posed to walkers and motorists along the Channel Highway at Kettering due to the lack of a pedestrian path between Oyster Court and Oxleys Road.The Kingborough Chronicle visited the site on March 3 to examine the area of concern and speak with members of the Kettering and Snug community.During the site visit, numerous vehicles travelling south were witnessed passing over...
Pickleball comes to Kingborough

Pickleball comes to Kingborough

Kingborough Sports Centre opened new, purpose-built pickleball courts on Friday, February 26. As part of its new year annual refurbishment, the Kingborough Sports Centre has added four purpose built pickleball courts to its indoor stadium activities.  The four pickleball courts are the first in Tasmania.  To celebrate a special launch was held on February 26. The Kingborough Sports...
Kings Quarter breaks ground

Kings Quarter breaks ground

Kingborough residents can look forward to more opportunities to live, work and play in the Kingston CBD after work began last week on Kings Quarter, a section of the Kingston Park development which incorporate homes, office, retail and lifestyle elements. Several dignitaries joined staff from developers Traders In Purple to break ground on Stage 1 of the $300m project, which is being marketed...
Saltmarsh restoration

Saltmarsh restoration

Brown River Saltmarsh restoration efforts are progressing, with federal members of Parliament showing their support, meeting Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Dean Winter and council staff on site recently to discuss the project. In 2019, the Kingborough Council was successful in its application for a $20,000 grant to work on the area from the Communities Environment Program through Federal Member...
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National honour for Kingborough locals

Three Kingborough locals were among the four Tasmanians who were considered at the national level for Australian of the Year award honours in their respective categories on Monday, January 25. There were 33 finalists across the four award categories for 2021 including Australian of the Year, Senior Australian of the Year, Young Australian of the Year and Australia’s Local Hero including health...
Channel waterways inspire exciting collection of talent

Channel waterways inspire exciting collection of talent

Kingborough artists have put in a significant number of works towards the Arts Society Waterways exhibit, which opened on Friday, February 5 at the Long Gallery in Salamanca.The Art Society of Tasmania Inc (AST), now in its 138th year, holds the major ten-day selected art exhibition every two years and strives to promote the work of talented Tasmanian artists. This year focussing on the theme of...

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