Friday, May 6, 2016

Petition urges government to buy back former Morpeth Bowling Club site

From the Maitland Mercury report:
Morpeth Heritage Conservation Group has collected more than 1100 signatures in a petition that calls on the state government to buy back the site, which used to be Crown land and part of the Morpeth Common, and reinstate it as a recreation area.
Mr Brooker said the site was listed on Morpeth’s 1840 town plan and the proposed development would have a negative impact on the town’s heritage and character.

Full article available at Maitland Mercury, May 2, 2016.