Dec 22 2017

Yesterday's Coffee with a Cop at the BP Marulan did much to break down barriers between the motoring public and police.

 

Promoted by the Australian Trucking Association the event drew road users and police alike together to bring awareness on staying safe on the road during the busy time of Christmas and New year.

 

Attending was the Chief Excutive of the Trucking Association, Ben Maquire who says everyone on the road should be concerned at the number of road deaths occurring.

 
Dec 13 2017

Following the efforts of community groups to help a struggling people in the south of Uganda, the Goulburn Mulwaree Council has decided to formalise a friendship agreement.

 

The relationship with the Ba Twa people of Kisoro was initiated at last night's meeting of council through the introduction of a mayoral minute.

 

This followed an address by Mr Roger Ellem who has visited Kisoro and who was told that the Ba Twa would be extinct within two years.

 

Mayor Kirk last night told council that Mr Ellem wanted support from the Goulburn business community for the improvement of the Ba Twa peoples' lot.

 

Council last night supported a recommendation from Mayor Kirk to establish a friendship city relationship to act as a promotional strategy to raise money from the region's business and community.  

 
Dec 13 2017

Inspite of concerns about the treatment of new paving in Goulburn's main street, the council has endorsed completion of the project.

 

Asphalt repairs had been done by telecommunications workers and the standard of work was criticised by Goulburn Mulwaree mayor, Bob Kirk.

 

Last night's meeting of council agreed to complete the footpath paving in Auburn street between Verner and Clinton streets.

 

Council has accepted a tender for almost $650,000 from the Starcon group of Greenacre.

 

Councillors were told that the costs of unsightly repairs would be met by the telecommunications providers.

 
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