Council serves up response to court call

Castlemaine West End neighbourhood residents including Chris Hoskin (pictured here proving a point) have this week received a council response to their petition calling for an upgrade of the town's old West End tennis courts. Photo: Eve Lamb

Eve Lamb

Castlemaine residents keen to see an upgrade of the town’s West End tennis courts are likely to be pleased with this week’s council decision.
At its March meeting on Tuesday the council unanimously pitched its support behind taking further steps towards the court upgrade that 95 local residents have actively called for via an earlier community petition presented to the council last December.
In their petition the residents have called for a public consultation process with the council to determine preferred options for an upgrade or redevelopment of the old courts which they say are showing obvious signs of deterioration.
“The council officers have inspected the tennis courts and agree with the petitioners that the existing tennis courts are… Get the full story in today’s Mail…

Eve Lamb
Journalist and photographer Eve Lamb has a Bachelor of Arts (Journalism) degree from Deakin University and a Master of Arts (Professional Writing) from Deakin University. She has worked for many regional newspapers including the Hamilton Spectator and the Warrnambool Standard, and has also worked for metro daily, The Hobart Mercury, and The Sunday Tasmanian. Eve has also contributed to various magazines including Australian Cyclist.