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At long last, we have successfully implemented a comprehensive post rating/like system. With casual readers and visitors vastly outnumbering frequent posters, it is not always apparent to users that others are reading, enjoying and grateful for their posts. If you are too shy to post and want to express your thanks, now you can!

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Can I encourage everyone to use this new feature enthusiastically and liberally and be sure to go back to your favourite old topics and like old posts. This will help build up useful user 'like' profiles and give credit to the users who has provided so much value to this community. This in turn helps guests and newcomers sort useful answers and posters from others.

This goes to regular forum lurkers especially - please show your appreciation with a 'like'!

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  • Receive notifications when your post is liked, configurable from the User Control Panel (in forum notification and/or email notifications available or off)
  • You can remove a like if you made a mistake by clicking the undo button where the thumbs up used to sit (but the user will be notified)
  • Plus more


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Public Reserve Unveiled on Old Bridgestone Factory Site

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Public Reserve Unveiled on Old Bridgestone Factory Site

#1 Post by Bridgestone » Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:17 am

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A brand new public reserve featuring sporting fields, a playground, fitness equipment and sheltered picnic facilities has been opened in Salisbury, South Australia on the land that formerly housed Bridgestone’s Adelaide manufacturing plant.

Unveiled by the City of Salisbury, Bridgestone Reserve also boasts a new car park, barbeques and footpaths, while extensive stormwater and wetland management works have also been undertaken.

Redevelopment of the 6.8ha site cost $5.3 million and was assisted by a $2.21 million grant from the Australian Government’s Water for the Future Initiative and in-kind support from the South Australian Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources.

The land was donated by Bridgestone after the manufacturing plant closed back in 2010, recognising the community and Council support the company received throughout the factory’s 46-year history.

Extensive public discussion followed, with residents, potential user groups, school sport coordinators and other stakeholders all consulted before the Bridgestone Feasibility Study was completed and endorsed by Council in 2014.

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The opening of the Reserve realises Bridgestone’s desire for the area to be used as an open community space and will provide a huge boost for the local community.

“The opening of the reserve acknowledges the long-standing relationship between the City of Salisbury and Bridgestone,” Bridgestone Australia and New Zealand Managing Director Andrew Moffatt said.

“We hope that this facility will invigorate the area and provide a space to be enjoyed by all members of the community for years to come.”

LINKS:

Bridgestone Australia - www.bridgestonetyres.com.au/

Bridgestone Australia Facebook - www.facebook.com/BridgestoneAU



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