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Contribute to Clare's New Sculpture

A new sculpture is set to appear near the heart of Clare!The Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council has proudly announced the implementation of a new public artwork designed to "represent the united spirit" of the community.  The "Gathering Tree Sculpture" will be situated outside the entrance of the Clare Post Office....

Still Time to Have Your Say on The Beach Cafe!

  There is still time to have your say on the future of the Whyalla foreshore café facility with the Survey open until the 7th of February. In response to community feedback, Whyalla City Council released the survey enabling residents to have their say over the short-to-medium term future of the café.  The...

Crystalbrook on the Hunt for Tradies

The Crystal Brook Shopfront Improvement Project is about get started, with tenders now open for trades to perform the works. The project was introduced in November by Port Pirie Regional Council in hopes to enhance both individual properties and the overall streetscape.  Crystal Brook businesses were invited to express interest in collaborating with...

Saint Mark's College Dux Celebrations

Port Pirie's Saint Marks College will today celebrate their high achievers of the class of 2020 at the Dux Assembly. The assembly will acknowledge the efforts high achievers from the Class of 2020. This includes the 2020 College Dux Sophie Millard who achieved a staggering ATAR of 98.1.   Celebrations aplenty for the following Clever...

Two Hooded Plovers Hatched in Port Hughes

Port Hughes is home to two tiny chicks after four breeding attempts this season. Nationally, the Hooded Plover is threatened with extinction and is listed as vulnerable in South Australia under the National Parks and Wildlife Act.  Yorke Peninsula volunteers apart of the Hooded Plover Project gave four weeks of around-the-clock care...

Community Resilience Workshops

The Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council have teamed up with Australian Red Cross to provide workshops to build community resilience in the face of emergencies. The Emergencies Impact Everyone workshops kick off tonight from 7pm at the Clare Town Hall, with more planned for Auburn, Riverton, Manoora, and Stockport. The...

Choo Choo The Road Trains are Coming Through

  GFG Alliance this week are conducting a road haulage campaign, which is seeing an increase in road train activity between Iron Knob and the Whyalla Steelworks. Throughout the campaign, GFG are urging road users travelling on Iron Knob road to be cautious around the large vehicles. Operating between 6.30am and 6.30pm daily...

Horrocks Highway Roadworks

Residents near Murray Town and Wirrabara have been informed via post of works on Horrocks Highway. Works will commence today and are expected to be completed by April 2021, weather permitting. The project involves shoulder sealing works between Murray Town and Wirrabara.  Work is being completed by Bitu-mill in conjunction with the department...

Recreational fishing in SA in Review

Recreational fishing is enjoyed by many South Australians. A recreational fishing licence is not currently required in South Australia. However, Recreational Fishers in the Spencer Gulf could one day need a licence to fish, following the results of a state-wide survey.   The Minister's Recreational Fishing Advisory Council received over 4000 responses, with the...

Port Hughes Jetty Closed Again

  Fishers on the Copper Coast will have to wait a little longer to use the Port Hughes Jetty as it will be closed to the public once again. The council had recently re-opened the jetty to the public following repairs throughout last year, but further maintenance is required to ensure it...