OLD Beach cricket club recently held its annual general meeting (AGM) during which Mark Little was reappointed captain/coach for the upcoming 2011-12 season.
Mark will present his revised training plans to the club’s players on August 28 at 1pm at the Old Beach cricket club. All past and present players are invited to attend the meet and listen to Mark present his plans to lift the club back into finals contention for the forthcoming season. The presentation will be followed by a group training run. Continue reading “Old Beach cricketers warm up for 2011-12 season”
MORE than 70 children from East Derwent, Herdsman’s Cove, Gagebrook and St Paul’s Primary Schools recently took to the court during an eight-week Active After School Communities (AASC) basketball roster.
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.
STUDENTS from the Gagebrook, Herdsmans Cove, East Derwent, Middle and Senior school campuses of the Jordan River Learning Federation, together with The Smith Family and friends and families within the community, joined to celebrate the recent Reconciliation Week. The reflective week marked the launch of The Smith Family’s Reconciliation Action Plan held at the Brighton Civic Centre in Bridgewater.
BRIGHTON Mayor Tony Foster says the development of a four-lane East Derwent Highway should be investigated as an immediate alternative to the replacement of the Bridgewater Bridge.
Cr Foster said duplicating the East Derwent Highway from East Risdon to Bridgewater was feasible, less costly and would take the pressure off the Bridgewater crossing so the best possible bridge option could be developed some time in the future. Continue reading “Highway answer to bridge?”