Can only be a good thing. That side of town …

Comment on Albrecht oval lights a boon for sport, town: Cricket boss by James T Smerk.

Can only be a good thing. That side of town has long been known as The Bronx. Good to see more investment in areas outside of the CBD. I feel like nowadays people are quick to object to any plans for improvement rather than thinking about the positives for the town.

James T Smerk Also Commented

Albrecht oval lights a boon for sport, town: Cricket boss
Well said Mike. Simon, I’m not hippy enough to live in old East Side and not rich enough to live on the far side of the moon.
I have grown up and still live in Larapinta. I also love sport, community engagement and anything that will bring spending of government money to the area.
I feel like this side of town is always forgotten about and has been slowly getting worse for about 15 years now.
And if there is a chance of getting improved facilities I say bring it on!


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