Letter to the editor: Willow Court

The following comment was submitted today in response to an old article about Willow Court. It deserves repeating here & it’s a shame the writer did not leave their name as the points listed here are well made. WHY does someone not do something like make New Norfolk the centre

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Letter to the editor

FOLLOWING the debacle of the Willow Court public forum and the inaccurate report of that week’s paper, I not only felt ashamed to be part of the council but like the public needed answers. On demanding the figures for the RDH development I spent 10 hours plus analyzing the contents.

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Letter to the editor: Road rage

My family and i have recently been subjected to two counts of road rage on the normally quiet and pleasant roads of Molesworth. What is it that possesses some drivers to act so aggressively towards other drivers? Particularly in a scenic area with narrow roads where a lot of families

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Letter to the editor: Concern over sentencing

I AM writing with my blood boiling over the pathetic sentencing of the protestors at the Triabunna mill as reported in the Mercury this week. I feel the justice system has been soft for a long time now, but this is just ridiculous! We have protestors on welfare paid by

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Letter to the editor: Councillor Parker comments

Further to your article about the Derwent Valley Council internal review, it should be noted that Council failed the first test of a Local Government requirement in openness. An opportunity for public comment has been lost. The review, itself in my opinion, failed to identify cost savings or answer questions

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Letter to the editor: Public transport

AS a disabled person in a wheelchair I recently was fortunate enough to have a test run on one of the new disabled-friendly O’Driscoll coaches that have begun to run between New Norfolk and Hobart (check timetables). These buses have ramps that can be put in place by the drivers

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Letter to the Editor: Wildlife sanctuary

I am travelling Tasmania and especially the Derwent Valley for the third time in eight years, this time to purchase land within this beautifull valley. While looking for land I found a parcel of land of 1000 acres for sale at Westerway but with a big question mark. Last time

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