Mayor and Deputy returned in strong Council vote

BRIGHTON’S Mayor Tony Foster and Deputy Mayor Barbara Curran have been re-elected with increased personal votes in the October local government elections.

Tasmania’s longest-serving Mayor, Cr Foster secured a healthy 58 per cent of first preference votes in the Mayoral election, easily defeating Cr Phil Owen and Cr Leigh Gray. Cr Curran won just over 50 per cent of votes to secure the deputy’s position without the need for preferences. Continue reading “Mayor and Deputy returned in strong Council vote”

Have your say on school developments

By TONY FOSTER*

THE Brighton community is being invited to have a say on the development of the new Brighton High School and the upgrade of Jordan River Learning Federation School Farm.

The $30 million new high school development and the $4.3 million School Farm upgrading were major election promises by the Liberal Government, with the high school to be completed over the next four years. The initial planning funds were allocated in the most recent State Budget. Continue reading “Have your say on school developments”

School role model presented inspirational award

 

HERDSMANS Cove resident and Groundsman at Herdsmans Cove Primary School, Steven Bennett was presented with the Tasplan Together We Inspire award at the 2018 Department of Education awards event last month.

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We Inspire award winner Steven Bennett was chosen from the finalists in this year’s awards because of his commitment to Herdsmans Cove students, the school and the community that goes above and beyond his groundsman role.

The humble, yet dedicated, groundsman at Herdsman Cove Primary School was chosen from the finalists in this year’s awards because of his commitment to the students, the school and the community that goes above and beyond his groundsman role.  Continue reading “School role model presented inspirational award”