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Port Pirie Kicks Off Blood Cancer Awareness Month

The Leukaemia Foundation is aiming to increase awareness about blood cancer, with Port Pirie hosting a fundraising trivia and raffle night. Approximately 13,000 Australians are diagnosed with blood cancer every year, and it is the third biggest cause of cancer death across Australia. The Leukaemia Foundation is the sole national charity devoted...

Kadina Hub opens.

The official opening of Kadina Hub takes place today. After several years of consultation, planning and construction, Kadina’s central business district now has 400 new car parks and the realignment of the Copper Coast Highway has created a new town entrance and underground stormwater system. While the streets will be open to...

ROSES IN THE OCEAN

The Whyalla Suicide prevention Network, in conjunction with the ‘I’m Not Afraid To Talk’ Group (INATT) and Jeanette Cowan, are organising the Roses in The Ocean walk to mark World Suicide Prevention Day this Sunday. The event aims to educate and give support to those who are dealing with impact of...

Feedback Wanted for Clare 10 Year Plan

The Clare and Gilbert Valley Councils are seeking residents’ feedback on the new draft 10 year Strategic Plan through to 2029. The Draft plan draws on findings from a community survey sent out in July, and details the council’s goals for community, economy, environment, and service and infrastructure by the year...

Cultana Hydro Energy Project Close to Submission

Energy Australia’s proposed ‘Cultana Pumped Hydro Energy Storage project’ is moving closer to the submission phase. Located on the traditional lands of the Barngarla peoples at the north-eastern edge of the Cultana Training Area, the project design has taken into consideration stakeholder & environmental concerns by including upper and lower reservoirs,...

Crystal Brook’s CBD Due For An Upgrade

Crystal Brook’s CBD is being eyed for an upgrade by the Port Pirie Regional Council. A plan has been drafted for Bowman Street, which will transform Crystal Brook’s main street from Railway Terrace to Eyre Road including Adelaide Square and Jubilee Park. The plan takes into account suggestions made during the consultation...

Copper Coast Brick Show.

The Copper Coast Brick Show will land in Kadina on Sunday. The South Australian Lego User Group will showcase the display for the first time on Yorke Peninsula with interactive displays, kids’ activities, remote control cars, raffles, toy stands and local schools taking part in Lego competitions. The Copper Coast Brick Show...

Wide Angle Film Festival To Show in Whyalla

The 2019 Wide Angle Film Festival for children will be screening at D’Faces hall in Whyalla this Sunday. The festival features 50 minutes of Australian and international films produced by children with a disability or with the participation of a child with a disability. All films will feature open captions,...

On Ya Bike! - Clare Classic Registrations Open

Registrations for the 2020 Clare Classic Gran Frodo are now open for cyclists ready to work up a sweat for charity. Riders can choose from three courses running through the Clare Valley: the 50 kilometre “Social Classic”, 110 kilometre “Challenge Classic” or for something even more challenging, the 160 kilometre “Maxi...

RAA Announces Free Driving Lessons For Learners

Earlier this week, the RAA announced it will now offer free advice on safe cars in an effort to reduce road trauma. The ‘Keys2drive’ program is part of a national road safety initiative which also offers free driving lessons. The free Keys2drive lessons will teach learners and their parents the importance of...