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Walking Group

Re-starting on Wednesday 17 September and then every Wednesday until it gets too cold. Get out in the fresh air and meet other people. Walk at you own pace. No fancy clothes needed, just comfy shoes. Walk and talk, stop … Continue reading

Community Transport

Community Transport Services Tasmania Inc. Community Transport Services Tasmania Inc. is also known as CTST, we provide transport to aged, disabled and disadvantaged members of the community, including their carers where necessary. We are a not for profit organisation funded … Continue reading

Family History

Are you interested in your family history and just what may have occured in your families past? If you are, we have the program for you. Family History sessions are held at Bridgewater LINC. If you would like to join … Continue reading


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Council’s development manager writes on real people and experiences

COUNCIL’S manager of development services James Dryburgh recently launched his first book, Essays from Near and Far. Fortunately for readers, it is not about local government planning or management!

Housing developments a sure sign Brighton is going places

By TONY FOSTER Mayor THE significant number of new houses being built in the Brighton Municipality is a sure sign that our region is on the move and that people see it as a great place to live, work a

Local winemaker says secret to success is in the vineyard

By JOHN HALL MEET Rob Drew, ‘jack of all trades’ and master of two – producing quality wines that have won acclaim overseas and inventing a timber splitter that has been sold around Australia. 

Brighton woman crowned community hero for region

BRIGHTON resident Lauren McCarthy has been named the Coles Community Hero for her region after being recognised for her outstanding contribution to the community. Lauren, who works at Coles supermarke

Skater has her career all figured out

LOCAL Brighton girl Anne Smith, who is providing support for her own carer, Colleen Morgan is aspiring to do great things in new-found love, ice skating. “I am a young Tasmanian figure skater in whi