Monthly Archives: July 2008

Lynching at Albury City: Summary

Jack Stone and Kieran Bennett decided to pop along to last night’s extraordinary meeting at Albury City Council. Here’s a summary of our coverage: Wareham faces the music – Jack Stone While Cr. Wareham and his supporters put on a … Continue reading

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Lynching at Albury City: What they said

During tonight’s extra-ordinary Albury Council meeting to lynch (did I say Lynch? I meant censure, they were carrying ropes for another reason!) censure Paul Wareham, I took a few notes. Here’s a run down of what the players said, as … Continue reading

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Lynching at Albury City: The Missing Motion?

After tonight’s Council meeting, Paul Wareham’s supporters were a bit upset, and it wasn’t just because the rest of council was out to lynch their darling. The agenda had promised that Mayor Stuart Baker would move a Mayoral Minute containing … Continue reading

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Wareham faces the music.

You could be forgiven for thinking you were at a capital trial instead of a council meeting at the Albury council chambers tonight. The mood was tense, the anmity almost palpable. All that was missing was a black cap on … Continue reading

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Lynching at Albury City: Where was Arthur?

As Mayor Baker pointed out, you elect your representatives to make decisions. Arthur Fraunfelder was elected to Albury City Council as head of the Liberal ticket. At times he has voted with former Liberal colleague Paul Wareham in opposition to … Continue reading

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If you’re going to become a TV presenter, please learn to speak properly.

Here’s a little whinge I’m going to have for no other reason than because I can. With the Beijing olympics just around the corner, it’s on everybody’s lips, here’s something I notice and now, maybe you will too. Most of … Continue reading

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Demolition of “Heritige Item”?

I was trawling Saturday’s paper when I noticed this in the list of development applications in Albury: “10-2008-28961.1 542 – Hanel St – Demolition of residence (heritage item) and construction of dual occupancy” Anyone know what this mean? What specifically … Continue reading

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