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The Kettering Community Association has arranged a public meeting to discuss progress on the Ferry Road upgrade project. The meeting will be held at the Kettering Community Hall commencing 7.30pm on Thursday 27 February. Representatives from DIER and Kingborough Council will provide a status briefing and respond to questions raised by members of the community.
Kettering is about to become familiar to television audiences around the world. Our village is to become the main location for Tasmania’s first high-quality adult drama series, a $15 million production commissioned by the Foxtel Network to be distributed through BBC Worldwide. The eight-part series The Kettering Incident is an edgy mystery and psychological drama, with a bit of science fiction thrown in. Click here for more information.
A concept proposal for landscaping to improve the appearance of the Channel Highway in the Kettering “CBD” has been developed.
Click here to view the concept plan (436Kb PDF).
Elspeth Haughie and Erica Roberts have been working with Kristine Ancher at Council on the plan which will be used to seek funding in Council’s 2014/15 works program.
They are now seeking support for the concept from various community groups.
If you have any comments and or statements of support could you please forward them to firstname.lastname@example.org.
One of the recommendations of the Ferry Road and Little Oyster Cove Precinct Plan 2009 was to build a new public toilet block separate from the Bruny Island Ferry Terminal at Kettering. Despite $8.0 million being committed to upgrade Ferry Road the toilet block recommendation fell by the wayside. Now locals are lobbying State-seat candidates for Franklin to re-incorporate funding for improved conveniences in their upcoming election campaign promises.
With the upcoming 50 year reunion for the Kettering Football Club’s premiership win, organisers are asking other sporting clubs from the same year to get in contact.
For many years there has been an informal track from Kettering Point to Trial Bay. This has now been upgraded and provides a very pleasant walk with magnificent views of the Channel and Bruny Island.
Choral Productions Tasmania Inc are proud to present their What the World Needs Now is Love Concert featuring Kingston’s Southern Voices. The two-hour concert will be held at the Kettering Community Hall commencing 2.00pm on Sunday 24 November. To view the official poster including booking details click here.
Elspeth Haughie reports on a recent excursion, by the Heart Foundation Kettering Walkers, to Montezuma Falls.