RATCH – get your hands off our pumpkin patch – Part 2

In Part 1 STT readers learned of an effort by Collector’s locals to take back their pumpkin festival which had been purloined by a local (proposed) turbine host, Gary Poile, with the help of his benefactor, the Thai wind farm developer, RATCH. Well, on the big day, to Gary’s horror, the locals turned up in […]

RATCH – get your hands off our pumpkin patch – Part 1

A couple of weeks ago the Canberra Times reported on a community fight-back brewing at Collector.  We will follow up the aftermath in Part 2. Wind farm divides festival  The Canberra Times May 1, 2013 Hamish Boland-Rudder A Collector plumber has outbid a multinational, multimillion dollar energy company to be this year’s primary sponsor of […]