Letters to the Editor
Dear Editor, It is broken and we do need to fix it. Council is committed to saving the Upper Hunter’s only regional airport. It has been operating for over 60 years and Scone Regional Airport could still be operating in another 60 years. But if we fail to act now, it will not be licensed […]
Dear Editor, I have read and listened to the “spin” being generated by the Upper hunter Shire Council in their endeavour to justify their decisions to spend $26million at the Scone Airport. I am very concerned with the decision-making process including the so-called justifications and business rationale on which decisions have been made. I provide […]
I read with utter amazement in the Council Meeting May 2019 story on scone.com.au that the Scone Race Club had the absolute audacity to ask ratepayers for a $500 donation for their waste from the Scone Cup!! It is beyond belief, that this Club would even contemplate such a request. This is the same Club […]
From Richard Jones OAM, CEO of the Westpac Rescue Helicopter: There are more than 1000 people and 37 Support Groups throughout Northern NSW who wear red volunteer shirts in support of the Community’s Own Westpac Rescue Helicopter… and they wear them with pride! Providing a vital emergency service for our community would not be possible […]
Dear Editor, I write regarding the story: Merriwa Aged Care Under Council Cloud. I have spent more than 10 years working in aged care both in Sydney and in the country and I was truly appalled to read of the situation at Gummun Place. Worse so, that ‘our’ Upper Hunter Shire Council has not kept […]
The right to clean air; it ought to be a thing. It’s time to press the panic button on the air we breathe in the Upper Hunter and there’s no time to waste. At Tuesday night’s Upper Hunter Health Forum presented by Dr Ben Ewald, Dr John Van Der Kallen and Dr Bob Vickers from […]
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