Tag: Ask Auntie Awards

Ask Auntie Award for Department of Immigration

Ask Auntie Award for Department of Immigration

| 08/07/2018 | 3 Comments
(Auntie): The questions I have received so far during the life of this column have covered topics ranging from bats to licence plates to garbage to white butterflies. But some subjects definitely come up more often than others, and one of the most frequent has been anything to do with the Department [...]

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Kudos to Hurley’s for going green

Kudos to Hurley’s for going green

| 08/06/2018 | 10 Comments
(Auntie): Today is World Oceans Day, so this seems like a very good day to recognise Hurley’s for a total switch from plastic to paper shopping bags, having awarded Jacques Scott for the same thing last month. However, I have to note that I did contact the other main supermarkets about their polic [...]

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Praise for Crewe Road roundabout

Praise for Crewe Road roundabout

| 07/03/2018 | 9 Comments
Who, or what government department, was responsible for designing the new roundabout at the beginning of Crewe Road by the airport? I ask because it is working so well, solving a serious problem at a notorious black spot for traffic accidents. I think the designers should get public recognition. Aun [...]

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A shout-out from Auntie

A shout-out from Auntie

| 26/02/2018 | 4 Comments
In the almost two years since this column began, I have answered hundreds of questions from readers and attempted to find the answers to more. Along the way, I have encountered very helpful and responsive people both in the public and private sector. [...]

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Ask Auntie 2016 Awards

Ask Auntie 2016 Awards

| 08/01/2017 | 3 Comments
(Auntie): As we start a new year, I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the individuals at various government and private entities who helped answer the many questions my faithful readers sent in throughout 2016. I am so pleased to find that most of the people who read this column under [...]

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