• No faulty towers at Barr

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    YOUR CALL: Cr Harry Bussell, pictured between councillors Mark Currie and Ashlee Fitzpatrick, used a prop at Tuesday evening’s council meeting held at Edi Upper Hall to get his point across in support of a new Optus tower to be located at the HP Barr Reserve. PHOTO: Steve Kelly

    COMMUNITY objections to an Optus phone tower at the HP Barr Reserve have been described by a Rural City of Wangaratta councillor as “townies whingeing”.

    The remark came from Cr Harry Bussell at Tuesday night’s March meeting of council before he voted in favour of the 35 metre tower to be located at Wangaratta’s major sporting precinct.

    “Mr Mayor, this looks like the haves and the have nots to me,” Cr Bussell said.

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