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Three Local Primary Schools To Host Vaccination Hubs

Augusta Park Primary School, Risdon Park Primary School and Hincks Avenue Primary School, are among 40 sites in low vaccination council areas, set to be transformed into vax hubs. In a bid to boost the sluggish jab rates in young students, the shot will be offered in 10 schools per week...

Whyalla Local Crowned Miss Fitness South Australia 2022

Whyalla local, Emma Lawson, has been crowned Miss Fitness South Australia 2022. In April, Emma strutted her stuff at the iCompete Natural (ICN) 2022 Adelaide Championships and was crowned. ICN is a natural bodybuilding and fitness competition and gives these athletes a world-class experience when competing. She has dedicated her career to fitness...

Almost A Quarter Of Grey Residents Hit The Polls Early

Almost a quarter of voters in the electorate of Grey have already cast their ballot for this year’s Federal Election. With polling day still two days away the latest data reveals 13.3 percent of people have cast their ballots via a postal vote. While an additional 10.7 percent of residents over the...

New Road Works To Begin Soon For Kadina

New road works are due to begin soon on Roach Street and Agery Road in Kadina. Following the successful application for funding through the Special Local Roads Program, the Copper Coast Council has secured $150,000 to put towards the reconstruction. CEO, Russell Peate, says works will include reconstruction of a 450 metre...

Pollution Levels From Saddleworth To Whyalla Revealed

Saddleworth and Wallaroo have recorded very low pollution levels compared to several other postcodes in the region, according to new data from the Australian Conservation Foundation. The foundation reviewed the National Pollutant Inventory's emission data, collected from power stations, manufacturing plants and mines across Australia, focusing its research on air pollutants...

Woolworths and PAREP Strike Nine Year Deal

Woolworths Group operations in SA will soon be powered by 100 percent renewable electricity, thanks to Iberdrola’s Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park. The renewable energy partnership will see the retailer’s almost 70 Woolworths’ supermarkets, 17 BIG W stores and Adelaide Regional Distribution Centre go green – becoming the state first to...

Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery Celebrates 30 Years

This year marks 30 years of the Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery, and to celebrate a series of exhibitions have been announced by Council.   The current exhibition is the first of two, the second is set to take place at the end of the year. Held in the Flinders Gallery section...

Counterfeit Cash Handed Over In Risdon Park

Port Pirie Police are investigating after a counterfeit $100 note was used at a Risdon Park business on Saturday. About 11.30am on Saturday (May 14), a car entered a drive-thru of a business on Senate Road, Risdon Park and paid for items with cash.   After the vehicle left, the staff member realised...

Narungga Cultural Day Set For This Sunday

Yorke Peninsula Council is partnering with Narungga Nations Aboriginal Corporation and Nharangga Aboriginal Progress Association to deliver the Narungga Cultural Day this Sunday, May 22. The free event will be a chance to visit the Minlagawi Gum Flat Reserve, near Minlaton, and learn about traditional science, knowledge, skills, culture and caring...

Crows Premiership Player Hosts Junior Female Footy Workshop In Port Augusta

Young female footy players from Port Augusta and Whyalla were treated to a training session from an AFLW premiership player over the weekend. As part of the Port Augusta Women's Football Competition season launch, Adelaide Crows player Eloise Jones kicked the season into gear with a training day for the girls...