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Evert puts Tatura on the map

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September 15, 2017

Tatura newsXpress owner John Lovel and map creator Evert Worm.

PLACES of interest, great places to eat and all that Tatura has to offer can now be found in one place — the new Map of Tatura and Tatura and District maps.

Launched at the Tatura Irrigation and Wartime Camps Museum last week, the maps were completed by dedicated community member Evert Worm.

With the support of local business sponsorship, Mr Worm designed the double-sided maps, with one side featuring the township only and the other detailing wider district areas.

‘‘It’s been a journey for me; I started the project in January this year,’’ Mr Worm said.

‘‘I hope that the people of Tatura can benefit from this.’’

The ceremony was attended by Tatura business owner John Lovel, from Tatura newsXpress, who congratulated Mr Worm on his hard work.

‘‘Sometimes people have these ideas and do nothing with it,’’ he said. ‘‘So congratulations to Evert for having the foresight and energy to see the project through.’’

Mr Lovel said several businesses came on board as sponsors to help cover the maps’ costs. ‘‘It doesn’t surprise me that so many businesses embraced it,’’ he said.

Mr Worm said all proceeds from the maps would go back into the Tatura Museum, where copies will be available for free.

This is the first map of its kind for the township.

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