Maurice and Clare Butler will be forced to leave their home and farm of two decades to make way for the Singleton bypass

Louise Nichols
Updated May 12 2021 - 10:42am, first published May 11 2021 - 9:04am
Maurice and Clare Bulter
Maurice and Clare Bulter

While everyone on the campaign trail for the seat of Upper Hunter in the May 22 by-election is talking up their Singleton bypass credentials and extolling its virtues, those most affected by its construction, are facing losing their home and farm of more than two decades.

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Louise Nichols

Louise Nichols

Senior journalist

From cattle to coal. Once a specialist agriculture writer today its about community, in particular, the Upper Hunter. I have lived and worked in the region for more than 30 years. Land use issues and the future direction of our region. But you cannot take ag out of the picture - our food and how we grow it is the basis of all life. Covering the Hunter and Mid North Coast rural issues is now part of my role with ACM.

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