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Jeremy Cornford, Kingscliff

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  1. This person is not a resident of Pottsville. It is a Pottsville issue. The Community Association support a mens shed at Black Rocks oval and if they were a resident or member, they would know this.

  2. The entire community (other than 10-20 people) voted to protect the Sports Field. Most of the anti-shed movement have no idea about the facts. They are mostly from overseas. This community wants its Sports Field protected. A few oldies that live nearby want it closed so their peace and quiet will be protected. If this is how the Greens actually operate, with lies and deceit, then remind me to never again preference them on a ballet paper. Thank GOD for people prepared to stand up against bullies and liars. I didn’t vote for Reece Byrnes but I think he will now romp it in at the next election for standing up for the community! This probably will be the making of him as a politician!


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