SINCE the lifting of COVID-19 restrictions tagari lia is starting to re-introduce programs and activities.
Drop in and Play is still not able to occur due to the need for physical distance. All programs need to be booked and this can be done on Facebook or by phoning the Centre on 6165 5450.
Thursday mornings at 10am a pram walk leaves from the Centre followed by a cup of tea and a chat. The weather has been crisp and cold but it is great to finally be able to be outdoors, connecting, chatting and catching up.
AFTER an almost-three-month hiatus without the usual sounds of happy youngsters jumping, rolling, leaping and tumbling around the gym, Hobart Gymnastics Academy in Bridgewater is looking forward to re-activating all its programs in term three. The relaxation of the COVID-19 restrictions has meant enrolments are open across all programs.
Alongside online training opportunities, the Academy has also begun a staggered re-opening with competitive programs beginning a gradual journey back to its previous levels of training. Despite training in a nearly empty venue, and the carefully planned progression to full hours, all participants are embracing the opportunity to be back in the gym and on the equipment once again.
WITH coronavirus restrictions now being eased, some normality is returning and I am confident that we can at last look to better times ahead.
Restaurants, hotels and clubs, playgrounds and recreation areas are opening up, sporting and leisure activities are again possible and where appropriate, people are returning to their places of work. This is all good news for our community. Continue reading “Better times as Brighton moves forward”
BRIGHTON Council has appointed James Dryburgh as its new general manager.
Mr Dryburgh, who is currently the Council’s chief operations officer, takes up his appointment on July 1, replacing Ron Sanderson who is retiring after 27 years at Brighton, the past 15 as General Manager.
Mayor Tony Foster congratulated Mr Dryburgh on his appointment and at the same time, commended Ron Sanderson for his outstanding service to the Brighton community.
THE work of Brighton Council’s Recovery Working Group formed in May to deal with COVID-19 has been praised by Brighton Mayor Tony Foster.
The group, comprising the municipal emergency management coordinator Peter Geard, who is also a Brighton councillor, municipal recovery coordinator Cathy Harper, senior environmental health officer Brent Basstian, chief operations officer James Dryburgh with support roles from other council officers and elected councillors, developed a range of objectives and actions to deal with the COVID-19 impacts on Brighton Municipality. Continue reading “Praise given for COVID recovery work “
BRIDGEWATER PCYC’s Samantha Sutcliffe has been named as a finalist in this year’s Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards. Sammi is the assistant manager at the Bridgewater PCYC and has been recognised in the Tasplan Create Change award category for her efforts in driving activities, programs and initiatives that promote or create change in her community.
A local resident, Sammi grew up in Herdsmans Cove attending the primary school and later Jordan River Learning Federation Senior School, then Bridgewater High School. She initially began her involvement with the Bridgewater PCYC almost 10 years ago as a teenager. Continue reading “Sammi’s support shines in state awards”