GREEN Point Plaza is now off-limits to students during school hours, and the ban will soon be extended to the Cove Hill shopping precinct.
The Green Point ban came into effect on August 1 after meetings between shopkeepers, property developer Robert Rockefeller, Brighton Mayor Tony Foster and representatives from the new Jordan River Learning Federation – lead principal Steve Lewis and parents’ association chairperson Leanne Wakerell.
THE Bridgewater Online Access Centre recently commemorated 10 years of community-based operations in the Brighton municipality.
The significant milestone was celebrated with a community event that featured eLearn and information technology presentations.
Among the invited guests were Brighton Council Mayor Cr Tony Foster and general manager Ron Sanderson, representatives from the Tasmanian Polytechnic, Sandra Laird and Cheryl Williams, past and present centre advisory committee members and volunteers, certificate representatives and centre patrons and friends. Continue reading “Online Access Centre marks 10 years of operations”
THE Old Beach Fire Brigade has recently honoured three of its members in its prestigious fire service award.
Graeme Gee, Peter Wylie and Phil Owen have been named the first recipients of the Tasmanian Fire Service volunteer medal. The TFS volunteer medal is awarded to operational brigade members following their completion of a pre requisite ten years of service. Through a ‘statement of support’, the award also recognises and honours years of diligent service and integrity to the operations of the fire brigade.
MORE than 25 local families from Bridgewater and Gagebrook gathered at St Paul’s Primary School, for a Pyjama Reading Party as part of the charity organisation Good Beginnings’ celebration of National Families Week 2011.