Big truckin’ and ute event hits Pontville

BRIGHTON Agricultural Society’s first truck and ute competition, in conjunction with a music show, will be held at the Pontville Recreation Ground on Sunday, March 8.  As well as competition classes for all types of trucks and utes, there will be a wide range of vehicles and machinery on display.  Food and refreshments will also be available.  The Brighton Football Club will have its facilities open for those wanting some liquid refreshments with profits used in the community.

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Next 12 months likely to be busy for all

By TONY FOSTER
Mayor of Brighton

2009 has begun and it looks like this year will be another exciting one for our community.

Brighton has much on the drawing board and the signs are positive that this year will be another year of significant achievement.

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Yogi’s boxing classes are for all skill levels

YOGI’S Boxing Classes have begun at the Poultry Shed Pavilion (new shed just past the Pontville cricket and footy ovals).  The classes train four nights a week (Mondays to Thursdays), from 6pm – 7.30pm with children from 10 years old and upwards invited to join.  Younger children (10-16) can attend earlier classes on these days from 5-6pm.

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Hobart United fields strong teams this season

HOBART United Football Club, which is an incorporated not-for-profit organisation founded seven years ago, is going from strength to strength.

This year the club will field a number of teams: men’s div 1, men’s div 1 reserve, women’s div 2, boys under-13s [existing] and new in 2009 women’s div 1, youth under-18s and girls under-14s. Through football, renowned as ‘the world game’ (more commonly known as soccer), the club promotes friendship and builds racial harmony, peace and social integration across communities within Hobart and Brighton areas.

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Young PCYC stalwart’s efforts gain recognition

SAMANTHA Andrews, who was recently presented with the young citizen of the year award by Brighton Council, was proudly nominated for the award by one of her gym members.

Samantha is in Year 12 at Claremont College and was presented her award for her efforts in initiating, planning, organising and conducting gym sessions for women only at the PCYC at Bridgewater.

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