Ride2School Day - As part of the Ride2School initiative, Bicycle Network is delivering two days of bike education at the Road Safety Bike Park on the 24th and 25th of May. Students from a number of schools in the area will be participating and learning the principles of being bike safe so they can, as the name of the program suggests ride to school. Fingers crossed the weather is kind to them!
Railton Skate Park - Momentum to get develop a skate park in Railton is building with the donations and support for the project rolling in. Bailey Sharpe, well supported by his mother Dianne have so far raised in excess of $6,000 in donations and pledges of discounts. If you or your organisation can assist, contact Dianne on 0400 035 995.
Biggest Morning Tea - The Railton Biggest Morning Tea was an enormous success with Kings Hall filled with tea and coffee, scones, cakes and savoury rolls and many happy and smiling people enjoying themselves. Many thanks to Allison Hicks and her dedicated team for all the work they did, and for all the supporters.
Statewide Planning Scheme - The State Government is bringing in one Planning Scheme for all Tasmanian Councils, and has had the provisions on public exhibition for the last 2 months. Council’s planning staff have reviewed the provisions as they affect Kentish and prepared a submission in response. The Tasmanian Planning Commission will hold hearings in which all issues raised by Councils across Tasmania will be discussed – a big job. Within Kentish all land use and zoning now needs to be re-examined. Results of this analysis will be presented at local community consultation sessions, soon to be advertised.
Winter Woollies Fest - The Claude Road Hall market on May 28th from 9-3 will still have lots of lovely food, but will be a special craft market with a wintery theme, dedicated to winter woollies, craft demonstrations and artists in residence, entertainment. Lots to see and do to prepare before winter really sets in.
Don Thwaites, Mayor