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Telstra Tower Tumbles

Frustration ... Balgowlah residents say that their pleas to Telstra aren't being heard. (Mackenzie Price/The Sydney Newsdesk)

Frustration … Balgowlah residents say that their pleas to Telstra aren’t being heard. (Mackenzie Price/The Sydney Newsdesk)

BALGOWLAH — The debate over the proposed Telstra mobile phone antenna at Balgowlah continued on Wednesday night with around 180 local residents, including children wearing tin foil hats, who came together to plead with Telstra to reconsider their decision to install the mobile phone antenna.

The antenna proposed by the telecommunications company will sit on top of a power pole on New Street, meters away from the home of a young family and above commercial businesses.

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Live blog: Telstra public meeting from 6 – 8pm, 23/01/13 (updated)

The telecommunications company Telstra has called a public meeting with Balgowlah residents to discuss the installation of a mobile phone antenna on top of a power pole in New Street, Balgowlah.

From 6PM on Wednesday, you can read the full story right here on The Sydney Newsdesk. Reporter Mackenzie Price will be live streaming updates throughout the night keeping you up to date with everything you need to know.

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