Politicians’ interest welcome, as long as it’s sustained

By TONY FOSTER*

AS I am sure everyone is well aware, we are in the midst of a federal election campaign and the politicians’ promises are coming thick and fast.

When it is financial support for important community developments, like the $6 million committed to the Brighton Regional Sports Centre at Pontville, by Senator Steve Martin and the Deputy Prime Minister, Michael McCormack and $1.7 million for the Bridgewater Parklands Stage Two development, this is welcomed by all in the community. Continue reading “Politicians’ interest welcome, as long as it’s sustained”

Decision soon on school site

THE Brighton community is eagerly awaiting the State Government’s decision on the location for the new Brighton High School, promised to be announced this month.

The $30-million high school development, to cater for students from years seven to 12, was an election commitment of the State Government and $3 million was set aside in the current budget for preliminary planning, investigation and consultation. Continue reading “Decision soon on school site”

Brighton community remembers the fallen

BRIGHTON municipality’s community members attended Brighton Council’s official ANZAC Day service at Remembrance Park Pontville on ANZAC Day last month. The official address was given by Hobart author and historian Reg A. Watson whose edited address is below.

Afterwards, members from East Derwent Little Athletics Centre in conjunction with Brighton Council hosted some fun and games for children and adults. Events included a three-legged race, piggyback races, egg and spoon, sack races and finished with an old-fashioned tug of war.

***Page 1 pic Don Fitzpatrick, Rose Coulson David Coulson Thomas Coulson Elliott Coulson and Liam Coulson
From left, Don Fitzpatrick, Rose Coulson and David Coulson with Thomas, Elliot and Liam Coulson

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