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September 29, 2021

Bollard madness

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Brian Mollett, Mullumbimby

Could the lurid plastic bollards marring the intersection of Burringbar and Stuart Streets be replaced with stocks, so the so-called decision makers who approved their erection can be pelted with rotten fruit?

People who know the town well avoid turning right from any direction at this intersection as it is always a long wait, but now the bollards effectively prevent traffic from passing them on the inside. This is a sure way to paralyse the main street, to say nothing of the visual impact adjacent to two of the most iconic heritage buildings in town, namely Santos and the Commercial Hotel. WTF?


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3 COMMENTS

  1. Complete idiocy. What sensible person could spend my rates on this rubbish. Bring back the dong instead. At least it was well made.

  2. probably something to do with the green-spine project in the mullum-masterplan… but you would think that the council would at least have given notice/informed the public, prior to work starting, in the towns local paper!

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