A BIG thank you to the Copper Coast community for the support it has shown for our work so far. I particularly thank the businesses and organisations which have made cash donations to our cause.
REGARDING the Liberal party and Grain Growers Association’s condemnation of mining and mineral exploration.
MY mate Jack visited me this week in Wallaroo. Jack lived here when he was younger. We checked out the marina, the new shopping complex, the new community sports club, and the new housing.
“TOBACCO products are bad, so let’s stop growing tobacco in Australia and import the stuff instead, and up the excise tax too. Coal-fired power stations using Aussie coal are also bad, so let’s use diesel-generated power until we are completely ‘green’. And we’ll still export dirty coal overseas of course. The general populace has enough bread and circuses with extended shopping hours and Foxtel and whatnot on their home computers and ‘smart’ phones, so that’s all taken care of. Let’s have a big kerfuffle about gay marriage to muddy up the waters a bit. Run along now Sir Humphrey and give a copy of this directive to all the relevant minions will you?”
I SINCERELY thank the community of people who supported this year’s Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea.
REGARDING the letter to the editor from Alex Hodges, of Birdwood, (YPCT 15-8-17) stating a drone hit a plane, he should get his facts straight as it wasn’t a drone to blame as first thought.
The future of Moonta’s town centre is coming under the microscope, and people have their chance to comment.
A SYSTEM which lets farmers notify Yorke Peninsula Council of their intention to burn-off via the internet has been recognised for innovative use of technology.
A MURAL has livened up the stormwater crossover bridge between the Ardrossan foreshore and caravan park.
THE Rotary Club of Northern Yorke Peninsula purchased two blood-pressure testing machines with the proceeds from a recent fundraiser, and plans to make them available at each Rotary market.