“What will become of all the surplus masks when the COVID crisis winds down?” a Topical reader wonders. “I have several dozen strategically left at home, at work and in the car in case I forget one. There must be millions lying around.”This recalled for Topical the huge waste disposal controversy of quite a few years ago – where to site a ‘toxic waste’ incinerator in NSW? Various regional sites were mooted, including in Narrabri Shire but it was considered a very undesirable facility to have in anyone’s area. Where did it eventually go? Another controversy of yesteryear swirled around the location of a new gaol in country NSW. Narrabri was considered after the Narrabri gaol was closed – meetings, petitions and letters to the editor ensued but ultimately the new Narrabri gaol idea faded.To order photos from this page click here
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Blake Jarrett is an experienced journalist based in Narrabri. With a strong passion for sport Blake first began work with Northern NSW Football as a soccer reporter/commentator.