Brighton Football Club welcomes new players, new coach and new board

By DARREN CLARK*

THE Brighton Football Club has elected a new board at its recent annual general meeting –  the final piece in the rebuilding of the club.

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Brighton Football Club office bearers, from left, Phil Dodge treasurer, Chris Goodluck, vice president, Darren Clark, president, Braden Howlett, vice president and Kelly Penman, secretary.

In the past few months, we have seen new coach Byron Howard return as senior coach. Byron and his coaching panel, including son Jacob, have been busy recruiting new and former players back to the club. Continue reading “Brighton Football Club welcomes new players, new coach and new board”

On the road to a safer future

By MAREE CONRAD WILSON*

JORDAN River Learning Federation Senior School recently hosted a major media event to launch a State Government Road Safety Campaign targeting and educating young people and their supervisors about the importance of Quality Time.

The Quality Time Campaign program aligns with the work the Senior School is undertaking in the highly successful Driving For Jobs Program (DFJ).  Driving for Jobs means that students can progress safely through the graduated licencing system at the same time as undertaking their studies in Year 11/12.  DFH is funded by the Tasmanian Government.

Minister for Transport Michael Ferguson, FIA Formula 3 Driver Alex Peroni and students from the Jordan River Learning Federation.
Minister for Transport Michael Ferguson, FIA Formula 3 Driver Alex Peroni and students from the Jordan River Learning Federation.

Continue reading “On the road to a safer future”

Show a shining light on region’s agriculture and produce

 

THIS year’s Brighton Show was a huge success with gate numbers well up from last year.

Brighton Agricultural Society president Geoff Jackson said he was delighted to see Tasmanians continuing to show their love for traditional agricultural shows, with about 20,000 visiting the Brighton Show at the Pontville Recreation Ground. Continue reading “Show a shining light on region’s agriculture and produce”

Brighton puts on a Show for its region and community

By TONY FOSTER

 THIS year’s Brighton Show was a fantastic success, with some 20,000 people attending the one-day event.

The Brighton success certainly disproves the theory that agricultural shows are on the demise, based on dwindling attendances and even cancellations of shows in Hobart, Launceston and Burnie.

Show president Geoff Jackson with Brighton Deputy Mayor Barbara Curran and Lyons MHR Brian Mitchell.
Show president Geoff Jackson with Brighton Deputy Mayor Barbara Curran and Lyons MHR Brian Mitchell.

Continue reading “Brighton puts on a Show for its region and community”

Council adopts climate change and resilience strategy

BRIGHTON Council has adopted a comprehensive climate change and resilience strategy designed to demonstrate its local leadership in mitigating and planning for climate change.

Brighton recognises the scientific community’s broad consensus on climate change and has adopted a strategy that acknowledges the issue and its impact. Continue reading “Council adopts climate change and resilience strategy”