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One Response to Legals

  1. Philip Gibbs 11 July 2017 at 8:16 pm #

    Compassion not empathy.
    I live in the country and travel further to avoid seeing a quarry dug into a neighbours property. Recently an article appeared in the media about a farmer complaining about not being permitted to remove verge vegatation to replace a fence. I did some calculations for a neighbour of mine who recently spent $4000 to remove numerous mature (100 yo) trees to replace a fence. The total distance was 1000m. Had he moved the fence 1 m inwards he would have lost .1 ha of land. Instead he cut down 500tonnes of living trees
    Insane. Love your work. Pax.

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