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The Centralian advocate Tue 17 Jul 2012

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Title

The Centralian advocate Tue 17 Jul 2012

Collection

Centralian Advocate; NewspaperNT

Date

2012-07-17

Notes

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Language

English

Subject

Community newspapers -- Northern Territory -- Alice Springs; Tennant Creek (N.T.) -- Newspapers; Alice Springs (N.T.) -- Newspapers.; Australia, Central -- Newspapers

Publisher name

Nationwide News Pty. Limited

Place of publication

Alice Springs

Volume

v. 66 no. 15

File type

application/pdf

Use

Copyright. Made available by the publisher under licence.

Copyright owner

Nationwide News Pty. Limited

License

https://www.legislation.gov.au/Details/C2019C00220

Parent handle

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/241550

Citation address

https://hdl.handle.net/10070/617263

Page content

16 NT NEWS. Tuesday, July 17, 2012. www.ntnews.com.au P U B : N T N E W S D A T E : 1 7 -J U L -2 0 1 2 P A G E : 1 6 C O L O R : C M Y K The Fixer NEED SOMETHING FIXED? CALL DAMO ON 8944 9750 with Damo McCartney thefixer@ntnews.com.au or follow on twitter @ NTNTheFixer The wall of Fix fame After the Fixer got involved the mozzie and toad infested culverts on Levey Rd, Virginia, were soon flowing freely again This Telstra pit in Alice Springs was open for so long that the fence was stolen several times and a woman fell into it A star picket in a tree at head height quickly attracted the attention of the safety-conscious Fixer When a pothole formed at the end of Hotham Ct, Leanyer, it was bad news for residents of the Christmas light capital of Darwin. The Fixer sorted it in time for Christmas DATE FIRST PUBLISHED: 25/10/2011 WHAT: This Telstra Pit in Standley St, Alice Springs, has been open and fenced for three years. In that time, the fence has been stolen several times, and a woman fell down it once. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: TELSTRA NT customer service manager, Jo Martin. CONTACT: (08) 8930 1108. DATE FIXED: 28/10/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 1/11/2011. WHAT: A tree root has forced its way through a bike path along a busy Darwin road, causing a hump. Riders say the hole is easily avoidable during the day, but is near-impossible to see at night. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: DCI Darwin roads manager, Sam Satsangi. CONTACT: (08) 8999 4780. DATE FIXED: 15/11/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 1/11/2011. WHAT: More bubblers with no water have been discovered this time in Palmerston. A resident said this bubbler next to the Sanctuary Lakes in Gunn, Palmerston, was built, but never connected to water The area is popular with joggers and walkers, and a childrens playground is nearby. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: PCC director of Technical Services, Mark Spangler. CONTACT: (08) 8935 9922. DATE FIXED: 22/11/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 1/11/2011. WHAT: Street lights are out on Mueller Rd, located between Dalwood Cres and Calytrix Rd. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: PowerWater general manager power networks, Bertram Birk. CONTACT: (08) 8924 5400. DATE FIXED: 8/11/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 8/11/2011 WHAT: The sign pointing to Goyder Rd from Gilruth Ave is facing the wrong way. The sign is telling southbound traffic Goyder Rd is somewhere in the scrub. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: Darwin council general manager for infrastructure, Luccio Cercarelli. CONTACT: (08) 8930 0581. DATE FIXED: 15/11/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 8/11/2011. WHAT: The Armco guard rail alongside Gilruth Ave, opposite Little Mindil in Darwin City, is filthy. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: Darwin council general manager for infrastructure, Luccio Cercarelli CONTACT: (08) 8930 0581. DATE FIXED: 22/11/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 15/11/2011. WHAT: This culvert on Levey Rd, Virginia, is blocked with soil from last Wet season. After early rains, the culvert has filled with water and is full of cane toad tadpoles and mosquito larvae. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: (Now former) Litchfield Council president Mary Walshe. CONTACT: 0408 698 037. DATE FIXED: 29/11/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 15/11/2011. WHAT: A pothole has for med on Woolner Rd, right on the corner of Bishop St. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: Darwin council general manager for infrastructure, Luccio Cercarelli. CONTACT: (08) 8930 0581. DATE FIXED: 20/12/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 22/11/2011. WHAT: The Survivors Lookout has a big floor hole. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: DLP Land Administration Services manager Sharon Jones. CONTACT: (08) 8999 6886. DATE FIXED: 29/11/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 22/11/2011. WHAT: Street light is out at the corner of Bowen St and Coonawarra Rd, Winnellie. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: PowerWater general manager power networks, Bertram Birk. CONTACT: (08) 8924 5400. DATE FIXED: 17/01/2012. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 29/11/2011. WHAT: This playground in Hinkler Cres, Fannie Bay, is missing a piece from the top of the tunnel. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: Darwin council general manager for infrastructure, Luccio Cercarelli. CONTACT: (08) 8930 0581. DATE FIXED: 20/12/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 29/11/2011. WHAT: A quite large pot hole on Cullen Bay Cres. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: Darwin council general manager for infrastructure, Luccio Cercarelli. CONTACT: (08) 8930 0581. DATE FIXED: 20/12/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 6/12/2011. WHAT: This footpath on Whitewood Rd, Howard Springs, has lifted. It is used by cyclists and children. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: Litchfield Council president Mary Walshe. CONTACT: 0408 698 037. DATE FIXED: 31/01/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 6/12/2011. WHAT: This street light in Helicia Crt, Rosebery, has been out for about six months. A resident says it is driving her barmy. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: PowerWater general manager power networks, Bertram Birk. CONTACT: (08) 8924 5400. DATE FIXED: 17/01/2012. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 13/12/2011. WHAT: The median strip grass along Tiger Brennan Drive, between Berrimah Rd and the interchange, is long. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: DCI Project Director, Shane Dahlhelm. CONTACT: (08) 8999 3643. DATE FIXED: 15/05/2012. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 13/12/2011. WHAT: The footpath in Peace Park, Leanyer, has lifted, leaving this a toe-stubber. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: Darwin council general manager for infrastructure, Luccio Cercarelli. CONTACT: (08) 8930 0581. DATE FIXED: 20/12/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 13/12/2011. WHAT: A pothole has for med at the end of Hotham Ct, Leanyer, Darwins Chistmas Light capital. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: Darwin council general manager for infrastructure, Luccio Cercarelli. CONTACT: (08) 8930 0581. DATE FIXED: 20/12/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 20/12/2011. WHAT: Weeds are grow ing out of the gutters on the corner of Coronation Drive and James St, in Stuart Park. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: Darwin council general manager for infrastructure, Luccio Cercarelli. CONTACT: (08) 8930 0581. DATE FIXED: 12/01/2012. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 20/12/2011. WHAT: A star picket which is embedded in a tree is threatening to take someones head off. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: DCI Darwin roads manager, Sam Satsangi. CONTACT: (08) 8999 4780. DATE FIXED: 20/12/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 20/12/2011. WHAT: Street lights on Amy Johnson Ave, from Runway to McMillans Rd, are out. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: PowerWater general manager power networks, Bertram Birk. CONTACT: (08) 8924 5400. DATE FIXED: 27/12/2011. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 27/12/2011. WHAT: A stormwater drain in Royal Park, Durack, has been damaged for about five years. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: Palmerston City Council di rector of Technical Services, Mark Spangler. CONTACT: (08) 8935 9951. DATE FIXED: 31/01/2012. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 27/12/2011. WHAT: This street light on the corner of Erldunda and Calvert streets, Tiwi, has been out for 12 months. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: PowerWater general manager power networks, Bertram Birk. CONTACT: (08) 8924 5400. DATE FIXED: 17/01/2012. DATE FIRST PUB LISHED: 14/02/2012 WHAT: A path was under construction at the Royal Darwin Hospital for four months. A man leaving the hospital with a newborn baby, a very sore missus and a pram just after a rainstorm said the trip through the mud was interesting. WHOS RESPONSIBLE: DCI civil project director, Sam Satsangi CONTACT: (08) 8999 4780 DATE FIXED: 14/02/2012


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