As a former resident of this great town and now …

Comment on New brawl looms over civic centre loan by Dr Who.

As a former resident of this great town and now returned, with family working here, I’d just like to say that I attended the last council meeting and was the ONLY person from the general ratepaying community left in the meeting at closing time, apart from reporters and elected representatives.
At the beginning of each meeting ratepayers may ask questions, may I suggest a few people actually take an interest and attend the meetings, each and all, and ask questions?
Just a thought.

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Well, let me say as a single father I brought up two boys myself from age of two and five.
They are now almost in their mid 20s, working here in town, good jobs, no issues.
It is hard by yourself sometimes, but not impossible. Time to make these parents responsible and make kids go to school, etc. But it seems it’s all to hard and against the new PC brigade. I can’t see it changing anymore. Sadly.

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I have heard many times that the Alice airport has very high fees.
Could someone perhaps actually find out and prove one way or another?
Actually after a long day, now at home I think I’ll try and find out myself. There is more to this than alice airport charges.
ED: Hi “Dr Who.” You will find some answers here.

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Having said that it worries me that the Opposition is … just not an Opposition.

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