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Local Landcare Award achievers

Local Landcare Award achievers

Kingston Beach Coastcare (KBC) and South East Tasmanian Aboriginal Corporation (SETAC) in partnership with Kingborough Council were recognised at the Tasmanian Landcare Awards held at Government House recently.KBC received the Greyhound Coastcare Award and SETAC and Kingborough Council received the First Nations Landcare Collaboration Award. The Greyhound Coastcare Award is delivered to...
Students take on Science and Engineering Challenge

Students take on Science and Engineering Challenge

The annual Science and Engineering Challenge kicked off recently with 1303 Tasmanian students from 47 schools, including Taroona High School, Southern Christian College, Calvin Christian School and Kingston High School, competing.Kingston High School came fourth whilst Taroona, Southern and Calvin won their heats, securing them spots in the grand final in Launceston.Throughout the challenge, the...
Locals achieve through adversity

Locals achieve through adversity

Blackmans Bay resident Ella Smalley has taken home the title of Premier's Young Achiever of the Year and the St Luke's Healthier Communities Award in the Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards.She was joined by three local trampoline gymnasts as either finalists or nominees.Rohan Wilcox, based in Howden, was presented as a finalist in the Motors Tasmania Sports Award. Billy French from Tinderbox was a...
Green light for Kingston intersection

Green light for Kingston intersection

A new set of traffic lights will be installed at the intersection of Beach Road and Church Street, Kingston, following a recommendation from the Black Spot Consultative Panel in Tasmania.The panel is comprised of local stakeholders and ensures projects meet the needs of local drivers. "I'm pleased to welcome the installation of traffic lights at the intersection of Beach Road and Church Street...
Kingborough road safety

Kingborough road safety

Road Safety Week ran from Sunday, May 5 to Sunday, May 12, with a range of initiatives in the Kingborough region highlighting the importance of promoting safe driving.Kingston Inspector Colin Riley and Kingborough Mayor Paula Wriedt visited a road safety blitz site in Kingston on May 6.The road safety team were set up on Redwood Road checking vehicles were registered, ensuring drivers were...
Kingston resident bowling milestone

Kingston resident bowling milestone

Kingston resident John Cannell recently applied for a Life Membership with Kingborough Senior Citizens Club Inc to mark 20 years of playing indoor bowls with the club.His application was rejected at the club's recent committee meeting, who indicated John did not meet the criteria as outlined in the club's constitution."He deserves recognition," John's wife Lenna said.Turning 84 later this month,...

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