Christmas pudding queen Mandy Krywulycz hears it every year: ‘‘I don’t like alcohol in my pud — can you take it out?’’ or, ‘‘I would love some macadamias in my pudding, could you add some?’’
DAVID AND ELAINE SAINSBURY We read the front page article 'Funds blowing in the wind farm' about Trustpower saying that they will pay a Neighbour Benefit Agreement as the only reason neighbours object to this project is because that they are not making financial gain from it. People who make this claim are trying to salve their own conscience for accepting money for 'hosting' these things. The concern for the opponents is not money, it is living with risk.
CHARLIE PRELL I offer my thoughts in response to the article in the Yass Tribune on the Rye Park wind farm. I am a sheep farmer and prospective host of the Crookwell 2 wind farm and I work part time for the community advocacy group, the Australian Wind Alliance (AWA). As someone who understands the challenges facing agriculture I have long advocated for the role wind farms can play in delivering greater financial security to farming communities.
JESSICA COLE In the digital age of Instagram, Facebook, Youtube, in a world of freedom of speech, people seem no longer concerned about others knowing what they think, feel or what they do. Actually, there seems a willingness to share this information with the world no matter how insignificant, or in fact, dangerous the repercussions may be.
BRIAN MILLETT Yass is a long way from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan and the awful problems that have brought about the biggest exodus of persecuted people from those countries since the end of World War II and number of those who have headed to Europe from these countries and from Africa, as well, runs into the hundreds of thousands.
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