Orange after dark: The social media reaction

ORANGE City Council’s approval for The Occidental Hotel to extend trading hours upstairs sparked an ugly debate between the licensee, council and the police.

The issue sparked commentary in the community about late-night trading, binge drinking and violence in Orange.

In light of the negative attitude towards late-night venues, The Occidental Hotel general manager Don Scholte invited Central Western Daily journalist Nicole Kuter to spend a Saturday night at the hotel to report on the good, bad and the ugly, in a series of stories.

Here is the social media reaction to to the Orange After Dark series.

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