Thursday, August 18, 2011

Green light for Darcy gravesite

From the Maitland Mercury report:
A long-standing plan to restore the gravesite of Australian boxing legend Les Darcy is one step closer to fruition. Maitland City Council is in the process of looking at tenders for the $60,000 project with a selection expected to be made next month. The news heralds the continuation of the project, which began four years ago when council started investigating the deterioration of the boxing champion’s gravesite at East Maitland cemetery.
Full article by Emma Swain available at Maitland Mercury, 11 Aug, 2011.