Asking for a fair go

A Cuppa and Craft on the Calder manager Anne Frankel and husband Jeffrey Frankel are angry they are now required to pay for a permit to display signs and other shop displays on the median strip.  Picture: Louise Barker

A Cuppa and Craft on the Calder manager Anne Frankel and husband Jeffrey Frankel are angry they are now required to pay for a permit to display signs and other shop displays on the median strip. Picture: Louise Barker

A GROUP of Red Cliffs retailers is calling on Mildura Council to reduce certain local law administration fees to give small businesses in Sunraysia’s struggling satellite towns a fair go. 

They say the hefty fees are preventing them from displaying their wares outside their stores and costing them business. 

Last week, the manager of consignment store Cuppa and Crafts on the Calder, Anne Frankel, was visited by council employees who told her the store needed to buy a permit for goods displayed on a nature strip at the front of their store or face a fine. 

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