Letters Archive

Why are fewer kids playing footy?

by Michael Giles LAST Friday it was the Dalyston Football Netball Club which called a community meeting, in part over the lack of numbers coming forward for several of their teams. They’re not the only football club to be struggling for numbers, especially in

Council perks cost ratepayers

Regarding the story in Sentinel-Times on February 20 about Bass Coast Shire Council’s fuel cards: The council has 134 active fuel cards at a cost of approximately $600,000.00 per annum. This equates to approximately at least one in three council workers having a fuel

NBN must lift its game

While NBN Co and the Federal Government continue to tinker around the edges of actual reform, small and medium sized businesses across regional Australia are being left behind. I constantly hear from small businesses in regional communities which have had their internet and phone

Top service

I had the misfortune of dropping a gift card of $100 at Bunnings Wonthaggi recently. The action of the staff was more than outstanding searching for the card up and down the aisles for ages, keeping me calm as I was terribly upset. Thank

Polluted lagoon

We write in response to the article, ‘A natural, smelly phenomenon’, Sentinel-Times, March 6 outlining the Bass Coast Shire Council position on the issues surrounding Ayr Creek and the associated lagoon. This issue has been raised with the council on several occasions over the