Arteries, not the word that you hear a lot in business-related articles, but a word which has been on my mind a lot over the last week.

And this is not me highlighting that I have issues with my own or anything like that.

However, a major transport and business artery was severed last week and, like the impact of such a break on your own heart, I am concerned that this latest setback to befall the Paraparas will cause future health issues for local businesses.

Viewing the photographic account of the slip on social media makes you realise that