Monthly Archives: August 2008

Albury council elections…the end of progressive politics?

I for one am feeling decidedly pessimistic about the upcoming Albury council elections, I have heard it said on more than one occasion by people appraising the current council lineup that “not one of them deserves to be there”. Sadly, … Continue reading

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the Centro farce….the buck-passing continues.

So, in my last post, I relayed the tale of scum-bags occupying disabled parking spaces illegally and the wave of apathy on all sides which accompanied it. As you’ll recall I vowed to follow up with the council whom the … Continue reading

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It’s a bloody disgrace!!

Normally I try to avoid Centro, they are a particularly vile way to shop, crowded, smelly, they treat their employees like vermin. There’s a whole list of reasons not to bother, but this week my Nan is in town and … Continue reading

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Saleyards impass, the way forward.

In light of the very public disagreement between local redneckscockies and Wodonga council over the location of the Wodonga sale-yards, I think the way forward is patently obvious, instead of moving the sale-yards to Bandiana, they should be relocated to … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Council, Current Events, Editorial, Local Government, Media, Politics, Wodonga | 6 Comments

Kerang truck driver to stand trial.

Christian Scholl, the Wangaratta truck driver facing 24 charges, including 11 counts of culpable driving and 10 of negligently causing serious injury following the now infamous Kerang rail disaster which killed 11 people in June of last year has pleaded … Continue reading

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Albury council candidates at the Zedbar.

I recieved an invite from Ordette Mannering who is running for the local council elections on a ticket headed by Cr. Paul Wareham, that she along with Daryl Betteridge (lead candidate on the late-night trader’s ticket) will be at the … Continue reading

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AWOL goes “Grass Roots”.

Apologies all that I haven’t been posting as often as I’d like, I’ve been pursuing my OTHER passion… gardening. I’ve been a keen gardener for as long as I can remember, recent years however have seen me move home too … Continue reading

Posted in Agriculture, Editorial, Environment, Gardening, Lifestyle | 6 Comments