23 January 2018

Page 7

NEWS DESK

Park residents fear for their future Stephen Taylor steve@mpnews.com.au RESIDENTS at the Sundowner Willows caravan park are nervous about their future after it was bought by neighbour The Village Glen retirement village just before Christmas. The mainly elderly residents – some living at the Eastbourne Rd caravan park for more than 20 years – are worried even though the Glen’s founder Chas Jacobsen assured them “nothing will happen for at least two years”. Resident Marilyn Pritchard said the sale of the 107-site park went through on 22 December after a hastily convened meeting of about 30 residents was held earlier in the week. “The general mood was that people were angry and upset,” she said. “They don’t know where to turn. “I know my world has been pulled out from under me. “I thought this would be my last home.” Ms Pritchard said residents had been assured of a two year respite. “We have been told nothing will happen in that time and that the new owners ‘intend’ to run it as a caravan park and that ‘future plans are yet to be determined’. “But everyone is nervous,” she said. “Legally we have no leg to stand on but some residents are upset; one couple is in their 80s and now they will be kicked out. “Fewer than five of our residents are under 60.” Chinamans Creek separates the two properties on Eastbourne Rd, Capel Sound. The Village Glen has more than 600 villas and 800 residents on its 120 acres. Chief operating officer Peter Nilsson said “a number of options are available to us” in planning the caravan park’s future. DECKING T/Pine 70x22 KD ACQ ........................... $2.05mt T/Pine 90x22 KD ACQ ........................... $2.50mt T/Pine 140x22 KD ACQ ......................... $5.50mt Merbau 70x19 Random ........................ $4.40mt Merbau 90x19 Random ........................ $5.25mt Merbau 140x22 Random .................... $12.50mt

FIBRE CEMENT SHEET UNDERLAY 1800x900 ............................................ $17.75ea

4.5MM

1800x900 ............................................ $12.75ea 1800x1200 .......................................... $17.00ea 2400x450 .............................................. $8.50ea 2400x600 .............................................$11.25ea 2400x900 ............................................ $17.00ea 2400x1200 .......................................... $22.50ea 3000x900 ............................................ $21.25ea 3000x1200 .......................................... $28.25ea

6.0MM

1800x1200 .......................................... $24.50ea 2400x900 ............................................ $24.50ea 2400x1200 .......................................... $32.50ea 3000x1200 .......................................... $40.50ea

BLUE BOARD

2400x900 ............................................ $29.25ea 2400x1200 .......................................... $39.00ea 2700x900 ............................................ $32.75ea 2700x1200 .......................................... $43.75ea 3000x900 ............................................ $36.00ea 3000x1200 .......................................... $48.00ea

BGC DURAFLOOR

2250x600x19 T&G.................................$85.00ea

CEMENT PRODUCTS

Concrete Mix 20kg .................................$7.25ea Rapid Set 20kg ...................................... $7.95ea Cement 20kg ......................................... $8.25ea

SHADOWCLAD GROOVED

Shadowclad 2.4x1.2x12mm .............. $105.00ea Shadowclad 2.7x1.2x12mm .............. $117.50ea Large quantities ......................................... P.O.A.

KDHW F17

90x35 ................................................... $5.95mt 90x45 ................................................... $7.65mt 140x45 ................................................$11.25mt 190x45 ............................................... $16.35mt 240x45 ............................................... $23.00mt 290x45 ............................................... $27.75mt

ALL PRICES INCLUDE GST PAYMENT BY CASH OR CREDIT CARD ONLY E. & O.E.

Sold: Sundowner Willows caravan park residents are uneasy about the future. Picture: Yanni

“We have had a view as to the site for some time,” he said. “We have a business in housing older people.” He said he empathised with the park’s residents. “I understand they are unsettled,” he said. “Anyone would be when the place they are living is sold. “But it could be worse: it could have been sold to a developer and they could have been told to get straight out.” Mr Nilsson said Mr Jacobsen had fixed park residents’ rent for the two-year term as a gesture of goodwill. “We will work with them,” he said. “We are in there every day talking to them. “We understand our obligation to them.” Village Glen also runs Ti Tree Lodge Aged Care and has a site at Baxter. It is building an aged care home on Nepean Highway, Mornington, that’s due open in April.

Work to do: Volunteers braved tough conditions to raise money for the Rosebud Hospital Summer Appeal. Picture: Yanni

Volunteers defy weather ABOUT 60 volunteers braved heavy rain on Friday 12 January to raise funds for the Rosebud Hospital Summer Appeal. They manned intersections at Rye, Rosebud and Dromana, and stood outside Rosebud Plaza and Woolworths, to collect donations from motorists and shoppers. Thanks to the generous support from

WEATHERBOARD

Cedar 190mm....................................... $5.50mt Primed Baltic Pine 170mm ................... $3.20mt

the community the appeal has so far raised $21,480 which will go towards purchasing medical equipment for the hospital’s emergency department. The appeal runs for another month. To donate text the word SUMMER to Rosebud Hospital or call 0498 555 999.

FLOORING SHEETS

FENCE EXTENSIONS

Yellow Tongue 3600x900mm ............... $47.50ea Plyfloor 2.4x1.2x15mm ........................ $59.50ea

2400x500 ............................................ $23.00ea

DOOR JAMB SETS

KDHW DAR SEL GRADE

Meranti 110x19mm ............................. $33.00ea Primed MDF 110mmx18mm .................................... $19.25ea Meranti Ext. Unassembled w/out sill ........................ $75.00ea

42x19 ................................................... $3.00mt 65x19 ................................................... $4.50mt 90x19 ................................................... $6.00mt 110x19 ................................................. $7.50mt 135x19 ............................................... $10.75mt 185x19 ............................................... $19.25mt

CYPRESS

125x75 ................................................. $9.50mt 100x100 ............................................... $9.75mt 125x125 ............................................. $15.95mt 150x150 ............................................. $26.25mt 70x19 Blanks......................................... $2.00mt

TREATED PINE POLES 75-100x1.8mt ...................................... $5.25ea 75-100x2.4mt ...................................... $8.25ea 75-100x3.0mt ...................................... $11.75ea 75-100x3.6mt ...................................... $15.25ea 100-125x1.8mt .................................... $9.75ea 100-125x2.4mt ................................... $14.25ea 100-125x3.0mt ................................... $20.25ea 100-125x3.6mt .................................. $24.75ea 100-125x2.4mt Splits ............................ $9.50ea

OBHW F8 50x25 ................................................... $1.25mt 75x38 ................................................... $2.75mt 125x38 ................................................. $4.65mt

MDF CRAFTWOOD 2400x1200x3mm ................................ $11.00ea 2400x1200x6mm ................................ $18.00ea 2400x1200x9mm ................................ $24.00ea 2400x1200x12mm .............................. $27.00ea 2400x1200x16mm .............................. $33.00ea 2400x1200x18mm .............................. $36.00ea

PARTICLEBOARD

18mm 2400x450 ............................................ $13.50ea 2400x600 ............................................ $18.00ea 2400x1200 .......................................... $36.00ea

POLYESTER BATTS

R2.0 12pc $29.00 per bag R3.5 6pc $25.75 per bag

PRIMED MDF MOULDINGS

SOUTHERN BEECH 85X19 T&G E/M

STANDARD GRADE FLOORING

$4.25 mt

(approx. 450mt pack lots) MELAMINE - EDGED 16MM

TREATED PINE SLEEPERS

2400x300 ............................................ $12.00ea 2400x450 ............................................ $18.00ea 2400x600 ............................................ $24.00ea 1800x450 ............................................ $13.50ea 1800x600 ............................................ $17.00ea 3600x450 ............................................ $27.00ea 3600x600 ............................................ $36.00ea Not Edged 2400x1200 .......................................... $40.00ea 2400x1200x3mm ................................ $18.00ea

PINE LINING 140x12 VJ/Regency .............................. $2.15mt 140x19 VJ/Floor.................................... $3.50mt

PINE DAR STD GRADE 42x19 ................................................... $1.10mt 70x19 ................................................... $1.50mt 90x19 ................................................... $2.00mt 120x19 ................................................. $2.40mt 140x19 ................................................. $2.95mt 190x19 ................................................. $4.50mt 240x19 ................................................. $6.75mt 290x19 ................................................. $8.50mt 140x12 ................................................. $2.15mt

For price and availability of all your buliding supply needs please call

200x50

2.4 mt ................................................. $14.00ea 2.4 mt (Packs 50) ................................ $12.50ea 2.7 mt ................................................. $15.75ea 2.7 mt (Packs 50) ................................ $14.25ea 3.0 mt ................................................. $17.50ea 3.0 mt (Packs 50) ................................ $15.75ea 200x75 1.8 mt ................................................. $15.75ea 1.8 mt (Packs 30) ................................ $14.25ea 2.4 mt ................................................. $21.00ea 2.4 mt (Packs 30) ................................ $18.75ea 2.7 mt ................................................. $23.50ea 2.7 mt (Packs 30) ................................ $21.25ea 3.0 mt ................................................. $26.00ea 3.0 mt (Packs 30) ................................ $23.50ea 3.6 mt ................................................. $31.25ea 3.6 mt (Packs 30) ................................ $28.25ea 200x100 2.4 mt ................................................. $27.75ea 2.4 mt (Packs 25) ................................ $25.00ea 3.0 mt ................................................. $34.75ea 3.0 mt (Packs 25) ................................ $31.25ea

S/Bevel 42x15 ...................................... $1.10mt S/Bevel 67x15 ...................................... $1.45mt S/Bevel 67x18 ...................................... $1.50mt L/ Tongue 67x18 ................................... $1.50mt L/ Tongue 92x18 ................................... $2.20mt L/ Tongue 140x18 ................................. $3.25mt B/nose 67x18 ....................................... $1.50mt B/nose 92x18 ....................................... $2.20mt

CYPRESS PINE PICKETS 70x19 900mm ....................................... $1.80ea 70x19 1200mm ..................................... $2.30ea 70x19 1500mm ..................................... $2.85ea 70x19 1800mm ..................................... $3.30ea

DESIGN PINE - PRIMED T/PINE 18x18 Quad/Fillet/DAR .......................... $1.65mt 42x18 DAR ............................................ $2.95mt 66x18 DAR ............................................ $3.95mt 90x18 DAR ............................................ $5.50mt 138x18 DAR .......................................... $8.00mt 185x18 DAR ........................................ $11.50mt 30x30 Int Stop ....................................... $3.35mt 57x30 Ext Stop ...................................... $5.75mt 42x42 DAR ............................................ $5.75mt 90x42 DAR F7 ..................................... $11.25mt 138x42 DAR F7 ................................... $16.75mt 185x42 DAR F7 ................................... $22.25mt 230x42 DAR F7 ................................... $34.00mt 280x42 DAR F7 ................................... $40.95mt

T/PINE SLEEPER SPECIAL

200 X 75 X 2.4mt

$18.75 each PACK LOTS ONLY

5981 0943 sales@dromanatimber.com.au

2400x500 Oriental ............................... $27.00ea 2400x500 Woven ................................. $34.00ea

TREATED PINE R/S 100x12 Paling....................................... $0.65mt 150x12 Paling....................................... $0.95mt 150x25 ................................................. $2.00mt 75x50 ................................................... $2.40mt

T/PINE F7/MGP10 – LASER CUT 70x35 ................................................... $2.70mt 70x45 ................................................... $3.55mt 90x35 ................................................... $3.55mt 90x45 ................................................... $4.65mt 140x35 ................................................. $5.50mt 140x45 ................................................. $6.95mt 190x45 ................................................. $9.25mt 240x45 ............................................... $12.50mt 290x45 ............................................... $15.00mt

T/PINE FASCIA PRIMED 190x30 D&G... .................................... $11.00mt 230x30 D&G... .................................... $19.50mt

PINE MGP10 70x35 Long .......................................... $2.45mt 70x45 Long ...........................................$3.10mt 90x35 Studs ......................................... $2.25mt 90x35 Long .......................................... $2.45mt 90x45 Studs ......................................... $3.00mt 90x45 Long ...........................................$3.35mt

PINE MERCH 90x35 ................................................... $1.25mt 90x45 ................................................... $1.60mt

PINE F7/MGP10 – LASER CUT 140x45 ................................................. $5.95mt 190x45 ................................................. $8.15mt 240x45 ............................................... $11.25mt

GALV SLEEPER CHANNEL

‘H’ SECTION $40.00MT ‘C’ SECTION $24.00MT

1 Dalkeith Drive, Dromana Mon-Fri 7am-4pm Sat 7am-12noon

www.dromanatimber.com.au

Southern Peninsula News 23 January 2018

PAGE 7


Millions discover their favorite reads on issuu every month.

Give your content the digital home it deserves. Get it to any device in seconds.