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.
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.
By ANDY BENNETT*
THE new school year is off to a flying start and development of the Federation is keeping pace with the most obvious sign of progress – the building work currently underway on five sites. Continue reading “Buildings progress at learning sites”
BRIGHTON residents have been urged to bring their truck, ute and friends for the Brighton Truck and Ute Show at Pontville Recreation Grounds on Sunday March 7. Continue reading “Utes and trucks on show”
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”
BRIGHTON Council held its annual volunteers civic reception on Australia Day this year with the reception held at the Brighton Civic Centre and attended by in excess of 150 invited guests. Continue reading “Brighton’s Australia Day awards recognise community achievement”
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.
THE Department of Infrastructure, Energy and Resources (DIER) is constructing a new roundabout at the Gage Road junction with a new connector road to Lamprill Circle junction. The Lamprill Circle junction will be modified to prevent right turn movements onto the East Derwent Highway. Continue reading “Work starts on Gage Road roundabout”