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Greening a carpark – lessons for the baking acres in town centre

By KIERAN FINNANE The site was “brutal”: the concrete forecourt of the former Oasis garage, facing west, unfenced, often used as an informal carpark. That was...

The elusive goal of deep shade in Alice

 

 

"One morning this week I counted 42 dead or dying big trees along this lovely walkway, non-natives. So are we to abandon non-native trees and the dense shade canopies they afford in the face of long summers which appear destined to be hotter and drier?"asks PIP McMANUS.

Heat rises on cooling plan

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Mayor Damien Ryan is not happy to have the kibosh put on planting trees on the median strip at the northern end of Bath Street. In fact, to use his own word, he is “infuriated” – to the degree that he walked out of the council meeting last night before a vote on the issue was taken, having earlier launched a sustained verbal attack on a council officer's report. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Cooling streets: Bath St median strip top priority?

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It will be if Mayor Damien Ryan gets his way, irrespective of what a recently completed heat map of the CBD shows. KIERAN FINNANE reports.

Updated Tuesday 26 February, 1.00pm: concrete median strip contracted in Mayor's first term.

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