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Clare Valley Locals Doing Their Bit for Australia’s Bushfires

  With current bushfires causing devastation across the country, Clare Valley and Mid North businesses and residents are doing their bit to help. In Clare, Shelley Thrussell and Sonia Goss hosted two Metafit sessions yesterday, with 100 per cent of all proceeds going towards the CFS. Local Business ‘Made with Grace’ has banded...

Copper Coast Citizen of the Year, Maureen Wahlstedt

The Copper Coast Council have announced the Copper Coast Citizen of the Year for 2020 is Maureen Wahlstedt.  Maureen follows the 2019 award winner Raelene Haynes in being recognised for her contribution to the community. The Award Ceremony is set to take place on Australia day as part of Council’s Australia Day...

Bite Sized Grants Now Open

Applications are now open for the Northern and Yorke Natural Resources Management Board’s (NRM) Bite-Size Grants. A portion of the Community Grants budget has been allocated to the Bite-Size program, to provide support for small, short-term projects ranging from $200 - $500 in value. Projects may fund potential training events, purchase of...

2019 the Driest and Warmest Year on Record

The Bureau of Meteorology has released its Annual Climate Statement; revealing that 2019 was both the warmest and driest year on record for Australia. South Australia broke records with the mean temperature in 2019 at 1.52 Celsius above average. January was the warmest month Australia has ever recorded, whilst Port Augusta experienced...

Whyalla’s AFL Match Tickets

Tickets for Whyalla’s AFL match scheduled for March 7th will go on sale this month. The newly redeveloped Bennett Oval is set to host the match between the GFG-sponsored Port Adelaide and the Western Bulldogs. The $2.8m Stage 1 redevelopment project is currently underway and will see facilities upgraded and the oval...

Man Arrested in Kadina

A man has been arrested following an investigation into a dangerous driving incident in Kadina last week. Police will allege that about 4pm yesterday a man riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle was detected travelling at more than 170km/h in a 110km/h zone. When patrols attempted to stop the man, he sped off...

Applications Open for the Back to Basic’s Grants Program

Applications are now open for the for the Northern and Yorke Natural Resources Management Board’s (NRM) ‘Back to Basics’ Grants Program.  The ‘Back to Basics’ Grants program was established to provide funding to projects that deliver positive environmental outcomes in Pest Management and Sustainable Agriculture practices. Land managers and community groups situated...

Stolen Vehicle in Wallaroo

  Police are appealing for information after a vintage Ford Galaxie was stolen from Wallaroo over the weekend. Sometime between 12pm on Saturday the 4th and Monday the 6th at 1pm, a shed on Cornish Terrace was broken in to and a black 1972 Ford Galaxie sedan, SA registration AA302F, stolen. Anyone with...

Jewellery Found in Whyalla

Police are investigating after an amount of jewellery was found in Whyalla Norrie yesterday. Police were called to Jenkins Avenue after a number of silver bangles, bracelets, necklaces and Pandora charms were located. Some of the jewellery is distinctive. Police are wishing to locate the owner of the jewellery as police suspect the jewellery...

Street Upgrades in Port Pirie

Port Pirie CBD will be receiving a street lighting upgrade, starting next week in Alexander Street. These works will be conducted Monday to Friday between 7.00am and 4.30pm. Between Gertrude Street and Florence Street, Alexander Street’s electrical in-ground infrastructure will be replaced, along with replacements to the existing roadside lighting post...