Rochester Racecourse Game Reserve dangers turning into some other not noted fireplace danger, very similar to Random Area, with out lend a hand from council and the group.

Rochester Golfing Membership president Ron McAsey and secretary Naida Belot are in search of additional fingers and price range to lend a hand handle the 100ha assets, which contains health teams, faculties, golfers, horse riders and hen watchers — in addition to some endangered species.

An open letter from the membership to the group of Rochester lately insisted the reserve “can’t be not noted and, whether it is, it’s going to grow to be some other Random Area; derelict and unused”.

Provisioned by way of overdue Rochester Citizen of the 12 months Geoff Carr, whose existence’s paintings in Rochester is credited by way of the reserve’s pavilion, the reserve has sadly observed virtually a decade of knockbacks from the shire council, in step with Ms Belot.

“If the federal government fold, who’s going to appear after it?” stated Ms Belot.

“We’re interesting to the broader group — to all citizens and companies — for any help they are able to spare. In all probability you’re a retired mechanic ready to handle and attach the equipment; a retired farmer who misses the throb of a Fergie beneath your ft who may lend a hand with mowing or slashing.”

“Or you might want to merely donate to the membership to lend a hand offset the prices of keeping up our open areas.”

The land, which was once provisioned to by no means be offered off for personal pursuits, is irrigated and decorated with tree-lined fairways and dams, even if its entrance 9 are the one holes open to the general public. 

For more info on the way you or your crew can get entangled, telephone president Rod McAsey on 0427 830 595 or electronic mail [email protected]

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