THE Brighton Council will support the solution developed by the Department of Infrastructure Energy and Resources (DIER) for the completion of the Brighton Bypass on the current alignment with a bridge to protect the important Aboriginal cultural and archaeological site. Continue reading “Bypass solution backed”
CHRISTINE Gimblett, a Bridgewater mother of three, has achieved a personal milestone – and now her story has been broadcast across Australia and beyond.
Amid the ‘hoo-haa’ of the final week of the Federal election, a five-minute radio interview with 31-year-old Christine was broadcast on ABC radio’s PM program through 60 stations around Australia. Radio Australia took the interview further afield to untold thousands of listeners in Asia and the Pacific.
BRIGHTON Girl Guides and Old Beach Scouts have decided to sleep rough to raise awareness of the plight of Australia’s 100,000 homeless people.
Girl Guide Leader Fiona Hardman of Gagebrook said a winter sleepout was planned for Saturday, August 7 at Pontville as part of National Homeless Persons’ Week and just as Brighton Community News was being distributed.
BRIGHTON Bowls Club members ended the 2009/10 bowls season with a presentation dinner at the clubrooms to celebrate one of their most successful seasons ever.
The ladies divisions 2 and 4 won the southern finals and then travelled north to take on the northern finalists and defeated them convincingly to become state champions when division 2 ladies defeated Cressy 51-43 and Port Sorell 62-48. Division 4 ladies defeated Deloraine 70-43 and Ulverstone 82-48.