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February 5, 2023

Slow down – koalas!

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Letters – 1 February 2023

The Echo loves your letters and is proud to provide a community forum on the issues that matter most to our readers and the people of the NSW north coast. So don’t be a passive reader, send us your epistles.

‘DISASTER’

Government ‘DISASTER’ signs promoting fear of floods are affecting property sales. We are trying to sell our beautiful family home...

Irina Tennant, Ewingsdale

I live in Ewingsdale, where some very caring people have put up signs asking people to drive slowly because koalas are around this area.

It seems that no-one cares at all and they proceed to drive at around 80km/h in our 50km/h zone.

Please, if you live or come to visit Ewingsdale – slow down – it won’t kill you, but might avoid killing our precious koalas.


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