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Bureaucracy shamed into action

AS we reported yesterday (right), octogenarians Basil and Doreen Griffin had been showering with a kettle for a week despite numerous complaints to Housing NSW about their hot water service not working.

After a front page expose of the shameful treatment of the Griffins, a contractor was despatched the same day and in 10 minutes, the problem was fixed.

“It was the best shower I’ve had in a week, and I’ve got to thank you (The Coffs Coast Advocate) for getting the hot water back on. You did a great job,” a grateful Mr Griffin said yesterday.



Major development plans in pipeline for Corindi

The rezoning of the land will potentially enable around 33 new houses, a 6,100m2 commercial centre which will include a medical centre, and a 4,600m2 motel site with a restruarant/cafe and pool.

Medical centre, motel and dozens of new houses if plans are approved

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