Imagine coming home to find trees you planted on your property or marvelled at over the years for their natural beauty had been butchered.
How would you feel if the historic trees lining your town’s main street were cut almost to the trunk?
These are the situations confronting locals across the Hills with ETSA Utilities contractors working in the region to clear vegetation around powerlines.
It must be galling for property owners to watch on as the chainsaws cut away, as has happened in some cases, almost half of a tree on their land leaving it lopsided and disfigured.
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The unrest likely to be felt by many in the Strathalbyn community over another push to have a retail complex built at the entrance to the town will be significant. This issue galvanised the town like no other when it was first proposed in June last year. Locals gathered in their hundreds at community meetings Read More »
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