Little Athletics Centre marks 30 years

THE East Derwent Little Athletics Centre welcomed its milestone birthday in style recently, when it celebrated its 30th year with a huge party at Weily Park in Bridgewater.

Young children who attended were treated to an assortment of fun and novelty events including fun with balloons and bubbles, along with the regular track and field events that took place on the day. The celebratory activities culminated with the cutting of an enormous birthday cake.

Two little athletes are joined by the furry sport mascots as they cut the birthday cake.
Two little athletes are joined by the furry sport mascots as they cut the birthday cake.

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Kick up your heels with barefoot bowls

THE Brighton Bowls Club has organised a new bowling competition for local people and businesses that goes by the name of ‘barefoot bowls’.

Van Ransley, a board member from the club said the competition had been running in other clubs in southern Tasmania and the Brighton Bowls committee thought it would be a good idea to start it in Brighton. The committee was keen to introduce new people to the club, generate more revenue, become for relevant in the community and overcome the perception that bowling is for old people. Continue reading “Kick up your heels with barefoot bowls”

Organisers do it again with another great Brighton Show

By MICHELLE DILGER

THE 2011 annual Brighton Show held last month was again, another success for the Society.

The Society had great support provided by the Brighton Council, which ensured the grounds were presented in an immaculate condition.

Winner of the baby boy under 12 months was Angus Brumby
Winner of the baby boy under 12 months was Angus Brumby.

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Amalgamations are the main challenge for 2012

By TONY FOSTER

AS we come to the end of another year it is good to reflect on the past 12 months and the achievements Brighton has made.

The local government elections are over and we have an energetic and stable Council ready to take our municipality into the future. Continue reading “Amalgamations are the main challenge for 2012”

Thumbs up for new community garden

ABLE Australia and Campbell Page were proud to have the opening of the garden and literacy building at the Learning Centre Bridgewater early last month.

The garden was donated by Bunnings, with volunteers who to make the project  a reality.

From left, Natalie Howell, Celestine Hare, Brighton Mayor Tony Foster, Labor MHR Dick Adams, Tim Long and John Klug.
From left, Natalie Howell, Celestine Hare, Brighton Mayor Tony Foster, Labor MHR Dick Adams, Tim Long and John Klug.

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Promoting and marketing the Industrial Estate

BRIGHTON Council has launched a new marketing campaign to bring new business and employment to the municipality.

Mayor Tony Foster released a new flyer and brochure promoting the Brighton Industrial Estate to senior business leaders at a Property Council luncheon in Hobart. The launch followed the recent decision by Brighton Council to establish a specialist body to advise on investment and business development in the municipality. Continue reading “Promoting and marketing the Industrial Estate”