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Two Golden Guitars for The Wolfe Brothers

Two Golden Guitars for The Wolfe Brothers

Our home-grown Wolfe Brothers have had two incredible wins at the Australian Country Music Awards. The duo took home Golden Guitars, in the categories of Capital News Group or Duo of the Year and Contemporary Country Album of the Year, for their latest release, Kids on Cassette.Tom Wolfe from the Wolfe Brothers spoke the Kingborough Chronicle about their ongoing success and recent awards.“These...
Emerging from the cocoon

Emerging from the cocoon

A recently published memoir by local author, Simone Yemm, was penned beside the fire in a Kingston Beach café and at a shack on Bruny Island. Stalked by Demons, Guarded by Angels explores the lived experience of a life affected by loss and emotional pain, resultant dysfunctional coping mechanisms of an eating disorder and resultant anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicidality,Eloquently,...
Woodbridge cookbook delights

Woodbridge cookbook delights

Woodbridge foodies Kara Taffs, McLaren Burgoyne and Mei Yen Chua have collected, compiled, designed and illustrated a local cookbook of delights. The Woodbridge Community Cookbook of delights from the D'Entrecasteaux Channel was conceived to help fund the local events happening as part of the Woodbridge Life 2022 celebrations.The cookbook is jam packed with delightful illustrations by local...
Poses for roses

Poses for roses

It’s Cystic Fibrosis awareness month, with a challenge to warm hearts. Local resident, Jen Hauser, a physiotherapist who has worked in Cystic Fibrosis (CF) for over 20 years, is now working an advocate, fundraiser and active participant, with Cystic Fibrosis Tasmania. In May, the 65 for CF Realise the Dream campaign encourages individuals to do a challenge, based on the numbers 6 and 5, to...
Forest plants for Kingston

Forest plants for Kingston

A “small forest” of native tree species is to be planted at the northern entrance of Kingston. The remaining nine poplar trees along the Huon Highway were removed on April 26 as part of major infrastructure works.In a media release on April 22, Mayor of Kingborough, Cr Paula Wriedt said the poplar trees were “nearing their end of life”. “The new landscaping will include many native plantings...
Snug Bridge upgrade

Snug Bridge upgrade

The Snug River pedestrian bridge upgrade is underway. The footbridge, which is part of the Snug River Track walk, runs across the mouth of Snug River.Kingborough Council have advised the footbridge will be out of action for about a month. “The timber bridge will be removed, and new concrete abutments will be built which will include a new aluminium bridge in its place,” stated Council’s post on...

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