Great community input for Brighton plan

By TONY FOSTER*

THE positive response to our survey for input into the future of Brighton municipality, in conjunction with the development of Brighton’s Structure Plan is a clear demonstration of our community’s commitment to the municipality.

We have received a wealth of information (see full story below) and all of this will be considered as we develop plans to take Brighton forward in the years ahead. Continue reading “Great community input for Brighton plan”

Course gives confidence to class cosmeticians

By HAYLEY MCLEAN*

THE new Certificate II in Retail Cosmetics course at Jordan River Learning Federation Senior School is off to a flying start.

The students have all participated in turning the classroom into an inviting and gorgeous salon space.  Students have used make-up inspirations and positive quotes on being beautiful inside and out.

Brittany Griggs and Tiffany Barton-Kitchin who are undertaking the retail cosmetics course
Brittany Griggs and Tiffany Barton-Kitchin who are undertaking the retail cosmetics course

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Bush food garden to plate project launched at child and family centre

CHILDREN and their families were given a taste of some new food flavours at the opening of the Bush Food to Plate project at tagari lia Child and Family Centre last month.

Following a beautiful Welcome to Country by Aboriginal Aunty Wendal Pitchford, Aboriginal dancer Nathan and Bush Food Consultant Kris Schaffer, children were led in a dance and song to welcome our guests and invite them to share culture. Stories were shared with the children and will be further developed as the project grows.

The Bush Food to Plate project aims to support the healthy, active lifestyles of families and their children.
The Bush Food to Plate project aims to support the healthy, active lifestyles of families and their children.

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Ratepayer survey provides vital information for future planning

BRIGHTON ratepayers have responded positively to the Council’s community survey, providing a range of suggestions and input to assist in the future development of the municipality as well as formulating the new Brighton Structure Plan.

Mayor Tony Foster said the survey would be valuable in helping Council to better understand the community’s desires, opinions and needs as it planned for the municipality’s future. Continue reading “Ratepayer survey provides vital information for future planning”