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May 17, 2021

We don’t like bling

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Somebody please take down the Melbourne Cup poster on the Balcony in Jonson Street. It’s almost as insulting as having a spangly silver sculpture on the main road into town.

It seems people keep forgetting many residents of this shire are strongly opposed to animal cruelty, just like they forgot we don’t like bling. And while we’re on the subject, who authorised the speedboat shuttle out of Brunswick Heads every morning?


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2 COMMENTS

  1. Gabi unless you have just moved to the shire..you will have to get accustomed to the fact that the shires population is growing and how ..in a resent survey the Byron shire is the fastest growing area
    In the state ..and as you live in Brunswick it really is none of your business what those businesses
    Advertise , horse racing industry employees 10s
    Of thousands of people..and yes horse’s sadly
    Pass ..but so do humans whilst competing..as for the speed boat shuttle great idea..no different to the 100s of taxis and ubers in the shire on our busy
    Roads ..with Respect Gabi !

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