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New war memorial

New war memorial

A new war memorial was unveiled at Kingston Beach last week.Three sandstone panels have been installed to replace the Gallipoli marker.The Governor of Tasmania, Her Excellency the Honourable Barbara Baker AC officiated the dedication service. A committee from the Kingston Beach RSL Sub-Branch worked hard to have this new memorial installed, successfully applying for a $5000 Teddy Shehan VC...
Community supports local business

Community supports local business

Kingborough local Hudson Navarro has seen his small business book out for weeks in advance thanks to the power of social media.His father José Navarro posted to the Kingston and Channel Residents Facebook group about his son moving his detailing business into a commercial space in Huntingfield.The post received dozens of positive comments and hundreds of likes and José said that the phone...
Kingston story shines bright

Kingston story shines bright

Kingston High School student Jade Dickinson is the first Tasmanian writer and also one of the youngest writers to be published in a Minds Shine Bright anthology.The anthologies feature winning and commended entries from the Minds Shine Bright writing competitions.Jade's short story "Gindle's Spirit" will be published in Storm: Minds Shine Bright Season 1. Proud parents Daphine and Andrew said...
Voice to Parliament at Community Hub

Voice to Parliament at Community Hub

The Voice to Parliament Referendum took place on Saturday, October 14. The Voice Referendum was defeated with a majority No vote. Over 7000 voting centres were opened across Australia, including one at the Kingborough Community Hub. Pictured Dee Beriya supported the No vote and Jill Hickie supported the Yes vote. The Voice proposed to establish a federal advisory body of Aboriginal and...
Spring garden competition

Spring garden competition

Readers of the Kingborough Chronicle and Huon News newspapers submitted their garden photos for a chance to win a Stihl Battery Garden Pruner and Felco Secateurs, donated by Clennett's Mitre 10.Peter Gardiner from Glen Huon was the winner of the spring garden photo competition and Ray Quinn from Blackmans Bay was the runner-up.The photo competition showcased many beautiful gardens in the...
Road Safety Forum for Channel Highway

Road Safety Forum for Channel Highway

Labor Member for Franklin Dean Winter is hosting a community meeting for Channel residents to discuss concerns over the Channel Highway.Mr Winter said Channel locals have been sharing with him their frustration that the Channel Highway is not fit to serve the fast-growing region.The Channel Road Safety Forum will take place at Snug Hall on October 22."People have raised road safety issues for a...

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