Local News

Emergency Cash Grant Boosts Local Business

Yorke Peninsula Council are encouraging local businesses to apply for the state government’s Emergency Cash Grant. To be eligible, businesses and not-for-profits will need an ABN and to have an annual turnover of more than $75,000 as well as an Australian payroll of less than $1.5 million. Businesses that have been subject...

Port Augusta’s Eastside Foreshore Upgraded

Port Augusta’s Eastside Foreshore Redevelopment Project is well and truly underway, with various works already completed. The redevelopment project, which commenced this month, has seen the installation of two new basketball hoops, with one at Volunteer Park and the other on the Eastern Foreshore. Two new Greenplate barbecues units which include an...

Sealing Begins in Whyalla Today

Whyalla roadworks are continuing with Boral's spray sealing crew in back in town today, as Council’s road sealing program rolls out. The sealing is part of a $14.4 million dollar roadworks renewal program, that will result in 43.8km of works over 40 roads in the next three years. 22 sections of roads...

Stolen Cars found on the Yorke Peninsula

A man has been arrested after police located stolen cars and other items at a Boors Plain property yesterday. Shortly after police arrived at the home, a man fled in his vehicle upon seeing police there. He then abandoned the car in a nearby paddock and ran off, before officers located...

Driver Flees the Scene After Crash

Port Augusta Police are seeking information from the local community following a recent crash where one driver fled the scene. Just after 3.30pm yesterday, a dark grey Ford SUV collided with a red Holden SUV at the intersection Victoria Parade and Flinders Terrace at Port Augusta. The driver of the Ford allegedly...

Whyalla Mayor Urges Locals to Light Up the Dawn

Anzac Day dawn services and marches have been cancelled across the region this year, but Whyalla Mayor Clare McLoughlin is encouraging locals to show their respects tomorrow by ‘lighting up the dawn’. Residents are asked to stand at the end of their driveways at 6am tomorrow and either hold a candle,...

Port Pirie Community Come Together

A group of local Port Pirie businesses and services have come together to help children in need as part of a new initiative. Volunteers from Uniting Care SA, Nyrstar and TLAP will be handing out free goodie bags filled with nutritious breakfast and lunch snacks as well as fun activities for...

Port Augusta Man 5 Times Over the Limit

A Port Augusta man has been reported for drink driving and driving without a licence in Coober Pedy. Police stopped a black Holden sedan driving on Flinders Street in Coober Pedy and conducted a breath test. The 26-year-old driver returned a result of 0.275, which is more than 5 times the...

Waste and Recycling Webinar Tomorrow

Port Pirie Council have partnered with KESAB to deliver locals educational events and workshops despite the current restrictions in place due to the Coronavirus. Tomorrow a free, live webinar will be available for locals to view, offering a general introduction to KESAB as well as information on which of the kerbside...

Regional South Australian’s Get Better Reception

The Federal Government’s $380 million mobile black spot program will see 17 new telecommunications towers built in regional South Australia, boosting phone coverage for locals. Communications Minister Paul Fletcher has said connectivity is particularly important, with more people staying at home during the COVID-19 crisis. The Far North’s Leigh Creek and the...