Brighton does its bit on Clean Up Australia Day

SUNDAY March 7 was national cleanup Australia Day right across the country and iin our municipality it was no different. A small dedicated group cleaned an area from Cassidys Bay on the East Derwent highway towards Otago Bay. This group was predominately friends of local woman Stacey Turner who, along with Brent Lees, owns and operates a landscape and garden maintenance business called Earth Impressions.

Clean Up Australia Day volunteers, from left Mackenzie-Rose Penwright, Stacey Turner, Larissa Murtagh, Ken Turner, Brent Lees, Natalie Turner, Vick and Ryan Liderth take a well-earned break.
Clean Up Australia Day volunteers, from left Mackenzie-Rose Penwright, Stacey Turner, Larissa Murtagh, Ken Turner, Brent Lees, Natalie Turner, Vick and Ryan Liderth take a well-earned break.

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Guides celebrate centenary with challenges

WITH Girl Guides celebrating its centenary year, 2010 is a great time for girls of all ages to become involved! Girl Guides Tasmania offers opportunities for women of all ages, cultures, faiths and abilities to become involved in Guiding.

Support and development officer for Girl Guides Tasmania, Susan Northcott said that being a unit leader, assistant or helper provides opportunities to develop skills, take on new challenges, provide amazing experiences for girls and young women, make new friends and have fun.

Guides is all about fun and friendship.
Guides is all about fun and friendship.

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Little athletics raises more than just a sweat

WHILE many families were taking a leisurely break and enjoying the festivities of Australia Day, athletes from the East Derwent Little Athletic Centre were participating in a relayathon – running laps of Weily Park, in fact 679 laps in total. This was in addition to their normal little athletics meet which saw many athletes competing in a 1500m, 100m and hurdle races. Continue reading “Little athletics raises more than just a sweat”

Sister city relationship marks business links

By TONY FOSTER

Mayor of Brighton

WHILE I have seen some of you in past months, this is the first time that I can formally wish you all a Happy New Year. As we start 2010, I thought I would update you on our continuing work in developing Brighton’s business expertise that is providing great benefits for our community.

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