THE success of the Waterbridge Food Co-op isn’t measured by sales or how much food we Fast Foodies make. It’s measured by how we are received, how people love our products and how they keep coming back. It’s measured by how we are improving people’s health through healthy food, how Fast Foodie participants are learning speedy skills while making that food, and how the little things that our community is doing are helping in a big way. Continue reading “Fast Foodies success is in the little things”
BRIGHTON Council is establishing an Access Advisory Committee and is seeking community nominations.
At its last council meeting, Councillors agreed with a request from a disabled Brighton resident that the committee would be an important forum for people with disabilities to raise concerns about access issues in the community and for those issues to be addressed directly by Council. Continue reading “Access issues advisory committee established”
OUR emergency services play a vital role in the community, ensuring public safety and ready to act as a first response in the event of a fire, accident or serious incident. The police, fire and ambulance services and the State Emergency Service are all important to the health and wellbeing of the Brighton community.
As we know, at any serious incident, all four services are often found in attendance, so it make sense for them to be located together to maximise efficiency and make the best use of emergency resources an also to ensure the highest levels of cooperation and coordination. Continue reading “Locating emergency services centrally makes sense”
A DRAFT report of the Brighton Tomorrow project, an urban design study undertaken by architecture students from Monash University and the University of Tasmania and commissioned by the Brighton Council, will go on public display shortly.
THE Glenorchy Knights Football (Soccer) Club is doing great things in the Northern Suburbs to promote the game of soccer and creating opportunities for junior players.
One initiative of the Glenorchy Knights this season was to invite junior clubs in the northern suburbs to attend PS4 Victory League games at their KGV home games in Glenorchy.
Junior players from Brighton Junior Soccer Club and Derwent United Football Club recently attended these games. The players walked side by side with senior players onto the pitch and stood with them while they were introduced to supporters attending the game. They were also allowed to act as ball retrievers during the game and get to play a small-sided game on the ground at half time in front of supporters.
THE Tasmanian Government has allocated funding for the design and construction of a new roundabout at the junction of Cove Hill Road and the East Derwent Highway.
This work will improve safety by allowing traffic from Cove Hill Road to safely access Green Point Road using a new roundabout. Work will also include closing the old link from East Derwent Highway to Green Point Road which has a high accident rate.
Programmed project timelines are:
Brighton Council Office, 1 Tivoli Road, Old Beach
Bridgewater Community Centre, 6 Bowden Drive, Bridgewater
MORE $8,900 has been granted to the Bridgwater Police and Community Youth Club (PCYC) to operate a youth fitness and health program, and purchase four new exercise bikes, thanks to the MyState Foundation 2015 grants program.
Bridgewater PCYC CEO Senior Constable Bryon Howard said the youth health and fitness program aimed to change the lives of young people in a practical manner, with a vision to break the cycle of intergenerational poor health outcomes in the local area.
THIS month the Waterbridge Fast Foodies are cooking up a storm with the cooking program at the Gagebrook Community Centre on Wednesdays. Chefs at Home cooking classes are held on Tuesdays at the Gagebrook Community Centre with Janet Fedczyszyn. If you would like to join us, cook and have some fun and a few laughs, please contact the Gagebrook Community Centre on 6263 6097 for more information or look us up on the Waterbridge Food Co-Op page on Facebook – we are always looking for new people to cook with us. Continue reading “Shared recipes get everyone talking”