THE positive response to our survey for input into the future of Brighton municipality, in conjunction with the development of Brighton’s Structure Plan is a clear demonstration of our community’s commitment to the municipality.
CHILDREN and their families were given a taste of some new food flavours at the opening of the Bush Food to Plate project at tagari lia Child and Family Centre last month.
Following a beautiful Welcome to Country by Aboriginal Aunty Wendal Pitchford, Aboriginal dancer Nathan and Bush Food Consultant Kris Schaffer, children were led in a dance and song to welcome our guests and invite them to share culture. Stories were shared with the children and will be further developed as the project grows.
BRIGHTON ratepayers have responded positively to the Council’s community survey, providing a range of suggestions and input to assist in the future development of the municipality as well as formulating the new Brighton Structure Plan.
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