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Richmond Valley Council say stolen bus shelter is no joke

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Where the shelter used to be. Photo Richmond Valley Council Facebook page.

The Shannon Brook community are dumbfounded and disappointed and Richmond Valley Council say if it’s a joke, it’s not funny.

School kids living in the Shannon Brook area have been left to endure bad weather conditions following the theft of a bus shelter sometime last week.

The stolen shelter. Photo Richmond Valley Council Facebook page.

The shelter was located near the Shannon Brook Road-Rutherford Road intersection.

Patty Willows who was one of those who lobbied for the shelter, and she took to Richmond Valley Council’s Facebook page in response. ‘Shame on you that took it away,’ said Patty. ‘I am so saddened and disappointed that the children who live in the area now have nowhere to shelter in the elements whilst waiting for a school bus.

Richmond Valley Council says any information which may help them get the shelter back would be most appreciated.

Please call 6660 0300. Your details will be kept confidential.


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