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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Back in February 2014 The Courier ran an editorial about a Hills-based unit of State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers being taken “off-line” by management for breaking protocol. It was a short-term disciplinary action designed to slap the Onkaparinga SES on the wrist for asking the Woodside CFS to check on the status of a Woodside Read More »
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