AS of the start of this month (March) residents will see new waste collection vehicles in their neighbourhood. This is because Brighton Council has changed the current provider of its kerbside garbage and recycling collection services from Veolia to JJ Richards & Sons Pty Ltd.
SINCE September last year the Bridgewater area, including from Old Beach to Brighton has been experiencing an increase in burglaries of unattended cars and utes. A review of police crime reports illustrates that at least 25 per cent of the cars broken into were unlocked at the time. A large number of thefts have involved purses and wallets that had been left in unattended cars.
BY the time most residents read their delivered Brighton Community News, the state election will be run and won and hopefully, we will have a government installed in Hobart, energised and ready to take Tasmania forward for the next four years.
Irrespective of who is elected to the House of Assembly and who comprises the government, opposition and cross benches, all the elected MPs have an obligation to work in the best interests of our state. They have a responsibility to respect the community that has elected them to high office and to work cooperatively with the other tiers of government, particularly local government, to deliver the best outcomes for Tasmanians. Continue reading “Now to see our politicians’ promises delivered”
YOUNG lives are being turned around in our local community though an exciting employment program. Called Build Up Tassie, it’s an employment partnership initiative which is up and running in the Brighton area. Build Up Tassie works with local businesses, particularly in the building and construction industry to create sustainable long-term jobs for local young people
THIS year’s Brighton Council citizen of the year is Fiona Kingston, the founder of the Girl Guides in Brighton municipality and strong community advocate.
Fiona, and other award recipients, were officially recognised at Council’s Australia Day awards ceremony at the end of last month.
Other recipients are: volunteer of the year, Michael Gordon, young citizen of the year, Larissa Hall and community event of the year, The Campervan and Motorhome Club of Australia’s annual rally which was held in Brighton early last year.
BRIGHTON Council is conducting an extensive community survey to assist its future planning and to receive ratepayers’ views on a broad range of subjects.
As well as planned public information and input sessions, a call for public submissions and targeted public consultation, Council is also conducting an extensive community survey to assist its future planning and to receive ratepayers’ views on a broad range of subjects. Continue reading “We want to hear from you”