Monthly Archives: September 2016

Council’s own Committee ignored for nearly 12 months

UPDATE ***This afternoon Ben Shaw the Deputy Mayor of the Derwent Valley Council stated that a working group has been formed and met last night to discuss access to the site. The meeting, he reported had members from outside interest … Continue reading

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Position Statement

Click picture above to read. We have a first draft “Position Statement” in relation to activities that disrespect the previous residents and staff at Willow Court. The current proposal before the owners, the Derwent Valley Council to have Paranormal Tours … Continue reading

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Proposed events at Willow Court

The current agenda for the Derwent Valley Council has some interesting and exciting proposals that are up for discussion and consideration for the Councilors. The first is on page 40 of the 113 page agenda for a meeting held on the … Continue reading

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Site still unsafe?

In an updated 2016 plan, the Derwent Valley Council were informed that the old Royal Derwent Hospital site may pose significant health risks. These are asbestos within the buildings, building rubble and in an undisclosed dumping site on the property. … Continue reading

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New Rare Document

Early Training Report The language used in this report may not be considered appropriate today. Thanks to Michelle Eastwood transcription services we have an easier to read version of a hand written report I received  a year ago. This is … Continue reading

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Ghost tours, a study

Ghost Tours as a Form of Alternative Tourism 18 pages This article looks at Ghost tourism in all the different dimensions and names. It often refers to a historic place as an important part of the experience, Port Arthur comes to … Continue reading

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The Agrarian Kitchen @ Willow Court

The Friends of Willow Court Committee were honoured to have the company of Rodney Dunn at the 2016 annual general meeting. Rodney is the owner of the Derwent Valley favourite and world famous ‘Agrarian Kitchen’ situated in Lachlan. Renowned for … Continue reading

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