Success means Anne’s on her way to the nationals

BRIDGEWATER’S Anne Smith is continuing to succeed in figure skating competitions throughout the country.

She recently competed in the Crystal Challenge Trophy 2016, National Ranking figure skating competition, which was held in Melbourne and which hosted all levels of figure skating from throughout Australia.

Anne Smith hopes to represent Tasmania and Australia on International championships in near future.
Anne Smith hopes to represent Tasmania and Australia on International championships in near future.

Anne competed in three events: solo dance, free dance and single ladies. She placed first in Solo dance, first in free dance, and third in ISA Ladies in the elementary division with a score of 27, which was a personal best. Anne said the best part of a great experience was landing a double Salchow jump which she previously had not been able to do. Continue reading “Success means Anne’s on her way to the nationals”

Brighton hails tyre recycling venture

BRIGHTON Council has welcomed the recent announcement by local business Barwick’s Landscape Supplies to partner with Australia’s oldest and largest waste tyre recycler to establish an operation in Bridgewater.

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At the announcement from left, Jan Barwick, Barry Barwick, Brighton Council’s general manager Ron Sanderson, Scott Barwick, Brighton Mayor Tony Foster and Tyronn Barwick.

Brighton Mayor Tony Foster said as well as a new business establishing in the municipality, it would also make a positive impact on the Tasmanian environment. Continue reading “Brighton hails tyre recycling venture”

Brighton calls for end of Property Council bias

BRIGHTON Council has called on the Property Council to end its biased push for council amalgamations and support a serious consideration of resource sharing as a better and more acceptable alternative.

Acting Brighton Mayor Barbara Curran said the recent Property Council address by former Victorian Premier Jeff Kennett was nothing more than a propaganda exercise, short on facts that simply pushed the big city property owners’ vested interests.

Continue reading “Brighton calls for end of Property Council bias”