Monthly Archives: October 2014

Activists strike Whitehaven

Jared Beaman

Six Whitehaven Coal operated sites within the region were subject to extensive protesting on Monday September 29 when more than 180 protestors attempted to block mining operations.

According to Front Line Action on Coal’s social media, the primary purpose of the protest was to criticise the approval of Whitehaven Coal’s new Maules Creek coal mine and to call on the NSW government to put an...

A. Hope for the future

Sally Alden Andrew Hope is the new Mayor of the Liverpool Plains Shire Council. Elected four votes to three, the self declared workaholic and local business owner of ‘Country Miles Signs’ is excited about the role. The former Deputy Mayor says the new position will see him focussing on council operations. “By next June the NSW government is requesting a road map of where the council aims to...