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Salmon donation for Easter lunch

Salmon donation for Easter lunch

The Salvation Army Kingborough brought some Easter joy with help from Kingborough Helping Hands and Huon, who supplied salmon to the Salvation Army's Thursday, March 28 lunch service.The Salvation Army open their doors at 3 Opal Drive, Blackmans Bay every Thursday for a meal served at midday."Huon's donation of salmon portions to our outreach program helps us offer hope and a better direction...
Kington Probus Club car trip

Kington Probus Club car trip

Entrants from the Men's Probus Club of Kingston recently enjoyed the club's fourth annual Cryptic Car Trial. The route is kept secret until the morning of the car trial, at which point participants are presented with a route description and a list of questions testing their observational skills along the drive.The group of 21 departed at 8.30am after receiving the instructions and questions for...
Snug Beach cleaners

Snug Beach cleaners

Snug locals Jobie (10) and Lily (14) were swimming at Snug Beach when they saw some tiny blue plastic pellets washing up on the beach.When they looked properly, they said they could see that it was all over the sand."After dinner, my brother and I went back down to the beach, and it took us a few hours to collect it all in some buckets," Lily said."Then we took it home, put it in a bag so all...
Blackmans Bay ocean talks

Blackmans Bay ocean talks

Scientists, divers, fishers and representatives from the Tasmanian Aboriginal community gathered in Blackmans Bay Hall on Thursday, March 14 to discuss Tasmania's declining ocean health.The event was led by IMAS scientist and co-founder of Great Southern Reef Foundation Dr Scott Bennett, co-owner of Total Dive Solutions Bridget de Lange, researcher at the Australian Institute Evie Simpson and...
Inspire inclusion Blackmans Bay

Inspire inclusion Blackmans Bay

The seventh annual International Women's Day (IWD) dinner was held in Blackmans Bay at the Beach House Restaurant on March 6, with the theme 'Inspire Inclusion'.IWD is officially observed on March 8 every year, celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Significant activity is witnessed...
Kingborough family raising dementia awareness

Kingborough family raising dementia awareness

On May 5, Kingborough local Ryan Jones will lace up his running shoes to participate in the Australia Dementia Memory Walk and Jog, tackling a 10 kilometre route alongside his family.Ryan and his family have joined forces to raise awareness and funds for dementia research and support services for the families and carers. Despite the absence of a local event in Tasmania, Ryan, his wife Sarah,...

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