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.
THE past decade has seen considerable community activity and development in Bridgewater and Gagebrook and with the current growth and exciting development planned for the future, it is important that we do not lose the impetus that has been built up.
We must build on the accomplishments achieved under the leadership of Kris Fitzpatrick and more recently, through our community liaison officer John Klug. This work has provided an excellent conduit between the community and Council and has established a solid foundation for future community activity and progress. Continue reading “Bridgewater community committee to continue good work”