2018 End of Year Wrap Up

2018 End of Year Wrap Up

Here it is, our much anticipated 2018 end of year wrap up with Gerard Gray from Dickens Real Estate. Find out what has been happening in real estate in Bright and surrounds. Local businesses have also seen a few changes and it is great to have some new and interesting shops and owners in town, along with our current faves. We hope you enjoy! [youtube url="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cEi7Oua6t5g"]

The Beginning of Dickens and other adventures with Jill Skerry and Gerard Gray

Jill Skerry (nee Dickens) talks with Gerard Gray about her childhood in Bright and the strength of the Bright community when she was growing up. It appears that the same sense of community still exists today and children growing up in Bright still have some of the freedom that Jill experienced. Jill also talks about her family’s working history and the beginning of Dickens Real Estate. A really interesting watch and some fascinating history. There’s a lot about Bright that…

Mario Paola sits down with Al Findlay for a chat

Mario Paola sits down with well-known and respected local Al Findlay. Al gives a lot to our community and is well regarded for his amazing community spirit. Mario caught up with Al one Saturday morning, while Al was helping out on the Rotary BBQ. Al talks about when he first came to the area and his time as publican of the Porepunkah Pub. Al has contributed a lot of his time to the young people of Bright and surrounds and…

Gerard Gray talks with long time local Ron Lowen

Gerard Gray gets out and about in our beautiful surrounds and catches up with long time local Ron Lowen. Ron lives in a beautiful part of town and was keen to show it off. Ron grew up in the area and has some wonderful memories to share. Ron talks to Gerard about memories of Eileen Dickens, which is quite fitting given our 65th birthday celebrations this month. Times and faces may have changed, however Bright and surrounds still seems to…

Black Diamonds Found In Smoko

Such great news this week with the first truffles unearthed in Smoko for Alpine Truffles owners Mark and Taola Baldwin. On Sunday while doing some routine leaf blowing in their English Oak tree plantation, their dog Charlie started digging. After initially thinking that Charlie was being a naughty dog digging a hole, they soon realised what she had found, their very first Perigord truffle. Adding to the excitement, after walking along a little further the owners noticed another truffle popping…