Keep it clean
BIRTHDAY parties and picnics at the new nature playground at Morialta Conservation Park, Woodforde, are lots of fun.
But what’s rather less fun is all the rubbish people are leaving behind.
Our family did a clean-up on Sunday and found so many straws and straw sleeves from juice boxes, burst balloons, lolly wrappers and plastic cutlery – some in or very near the creek’s edge. Plastic can end up in the ocean, killing sea creatures.
If you Google “zero waste birthday party” or “zero waste picnic” you’ll find loads of ways that allow you to have a fun day without leaving trash. LISA MORRISON Rostrevor
This isn’t the only suburb in the flight path. When the planes fly over my daughter’s house in Thebarton, they are so low that you can almost touch them with a stick.
The 11pm-6am curfew does not prevent planes from using the airport – all it means is that when they do out of curfew hours, they pay a fine. That money is kept by the government.
The people living along the flight path get nothing for being woken in the early hours of the morning.
As for Barton Tce, it is one of only two streets in North Adelaide which have been closed to assist in residential amenity. Neighbouring Bowden has numerous streets closed for the same reason, which has been done without any criticism.
To open Barton Tce would dramatically increase the flow of traffic along Hill St, creating a safety risk to hundreds of