NEWS IN BRIEF
to court by the local council after he removed trees along his fence line without a permit. However, Mr Sloan told the court he had previously been told by the same council that it was within regulations to clear within four metres of a fence. The Magistrate found Mr Sloan had carried out works without a permit, but that he did so on wrong information provided to him by the Strathbogie Shire. No conviction or fine was recorded. installation. The money, which is co-funded by the company to the tune of $8.6 million, is expected to reduce electricity usage by more than 35 per cent.
PROPERTY owners in the Glenrowan area are being urged to make sure their dogs are secure following an attack on sheep last month. The owner of the sheep said they were contained in a paddock 2km from Glenrowan township on the Glenrowan-Moyhu Road, where he managed to save one of his flock after an attack last Wednesday night. Injuries to the sheep’s front leg, which was one of 59 in the flock, needed 20 stitches.
November 21 was National Ag Day, where Australians paid homage to those that put food on tables across the country. Here is a meme to celebrate the same, and will no doubt strike a chord with farmers everywhere.