Next ridiculous spend planned in Scone

The land purchased by Council to build the overpass.

People across the Shire have loudly voiced their frustrations at the huge spends in Scone, while other areas are neglected and even the overwhelming majority of Scone residents haven’t supported the over-capitalisation of major projects in Scone. But if you think Council couldn’t possibly have any more grand schemes to overspend on things people don’t… Continue reading Next ridiculous spend planned in Scone

It’s time to clean out Council…

Click to download: How to Vote. I’m proud to say my daughters are seventh generation and I am loyal to the Upper Hunter, but I am fed-up with the way people are treated by this Council. While we have watched our towns and villages run into the ground, Council has focused on vanity projects like… Continue reading It’s time to clean out Council…

Road Trip: Merriwa and Cassilis Part 1

With Patricia Taylor, at the end of the line on the Merriwa-Willow Tree Road. Since I last visted the bollards have been replaced by a locked gate.

PATRICIA Taylor and I hit the road and began going through the list of roads recommended by locals to travel down and get a taste of what many of them experience each day. We started by going as far as we could down the Merriwa-Willow Tree Road and following the rain, another section of the… Continue reading Road Trip: Merriwa and Cassilis Part 1

More gag attempts…more intimidation…

YESTERDAY I had to refer a matter to police, which is now being investigated, I’ll leave that investigation to occur and then yes, I will report on it. I was also advised from other sources that there are desperate moves afoot to try and prevent me from publishing. The moves for an injunction were colourfully… Continue reading More gag attempts…more intimidation…

…send me in!

WHILE reporting on the Mayor ordering a hunt on Council staff who were acting in the best interests of the residents and trying to hold Councillors and other staff to account, I reached my “enough” point. I am sick of writing about the appalling behaviours of Council, sick of witnessing it and having so many… Continue reading …send me in!