I giggle to myself each time I drive though Childers; it’s becoming a landmark for travellers.
Traveller Jean Chambers
The caravan park accommodates semi-permanent residents, holidaymakers, overnighters and backpackers.
Rod Worth, the leaseholder of the caravan park was approached for a comment and chose not to comment in regards to the trolleys. Mark Raymond, the Woolworths store manager said, in an ideal world customers would leave the trolleys in the car park, but they don’t.
“I rely on a staff member with a utility to pick up all the stray trolleys at least once a week,” he said.
Woolworths Childers doesn’t have the services of trolley collectors, it relies on its service staff to collect them from around the car parks and to use privately owned vehicles to collect trolleys from around town.
Jean Chambers, a self-confessed grey nomad said “I giggle to myself each time I drive though Childers; it’s becoming a landmark for travellers.
“It must be annoying for the caravan park and Woolies,” she said.
Mrs Chambers was surprised to find out Woolworths doesn’t have a trolley service.
“It may be time to hire more staff or a trolley service,” she said. SOME residents in Childers are upset at the number of abandoned supermarket trolleys on the north side of town.
People who live in walking distance from Woolworths sometimes use the trolleys as a vehicle to get groceries home.
The trolleys get lined up ready for collection under the Sugar Bowl caravan park sign.
TROLLEYS: End of the path for shoppers.