BRIGHTON Primary School recently held an Adidas school fun run and raised $5000 for vital extra funding.
Students pounded the pavements seeking sponsorship from family, friends and members of the local community in order to raise money for their school. Thanks to their enthusiasm and the support of the local community, extra funds are now available to purchase new resources for the school.
Adidas school fun run organiser Johanna McShane is extremely proud of the way the students rallied behind the fundraiser.
YOU may have noticed some activity in the media highlighting Brighton Council’s opposition to the current campaign by property owners to force local government amalgamations.
We are doing this in the very best interests of ratepayers as the campaign being conducted by the group Tasmanians for Reform, is little more than an attempt by big city property owners to get rate reductions at the expense of householders. Continue reading “Brighton protects its ratepayers”
SIGNS have been erected at strategic spots in the Brighton municipality to counter the push for council amalgamations that would have a dramatic impact on the municipality’s ratepayers.
Brighton Councillor Leigh Gray said the signs had been placed to combat the misleading message on signs put up by the group Tasmanians for Reform claiming that local government amalgamation would reduce rates.
BRIGHTON Council is well aware of the cost of living pressures confronting our community and the difficulty many people face as a result of ever-increasing price rises and utility charges.
That is why we are determined to maintain our fair rating system that restricts annual rate rises to no greater than the increase in the Consumer Price Index (CPI) and why we continue to operate the leanest and most efficient council administration in Tasmania. Continue reading “Carbon tax will not be passed on to taxpayers”
THE current campaign for local government amalgamations and particularly the establishment of a greater Hobart Council comprising Brighton, Clarence, Glenorchy, Hobart and Kingborough is being pursued by the so-call Tasmanians for Reform Group. This group is little more than a front for the Property Council which represents large property and building owners seeking reduced rates for city office buildings and shops. Continue reading “Council amalgamation campaign is a front for Property Council”
BRIGHTON Council is lobbying the State Parliament and other southern councils following its decision to resist the current push for the establishment of a greater Hobart council comprising the municipal areas of Hobart, Clarence, Glenorchy, Kingborough and Brighton.