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‘ChipBlitz’ Makes a Comeback in Goyder

Goyder Regional Council are welcoming back a cheaper alternative for pet microchipping, but you better get in quick. ‘ChipBlitz’ will be offering $10 microchipping, in an effort to keep pets at home and off the streets. Council have said, “Discovering a beloved pet has gone missing can be hugely distressing and, sadly,...

Local Footy Semi Finals Fixtures

SPENCER GULF LEAGUE SATURDAY Central Oval 2:25pm South Augusta v Proprisdon SUNDAY Memorial Oval 2:25pm Port v Central Augusta   NORTHERN AREAS LEAGUE SATURDAY Wirrabara 2:30pm Orroroo v Broughton-Mundoora SUNDAY Port Broughton 2:30pm BMW v Crystal Brook   WHYALLA FOOTBALL LEAGUE SATURDAY Bennett Oval 2:20pm West Whyalla v Roopena SUNDAY Memorial Oval 2:20pm Central Whyalla v North Whyalla   NORTH EASTERN FOOTBALL LEAGUE SATURDAY Redhill 2:15 B.S.R V South Clare SUNDAY Snowtown 2:15 R.S.M.U v Min-Man

Port Pirie Cancels Christmas Celebrations

Christmas won’t be the same in Port Pirie, following the cancellation of the Christmas Pageant and all Christmas in the Park events. The Port Pirie Christmas Pageant Committee in conjunction with Council and SAPOL have discussed in detail, the impact that restrictions will have on organisers and their ability to provide...

Whyalla’s School Parking Woes

Illegal drop off and pick up parking is becoming a problem for Whyalla in surrounding school zones. Whyalla City Council are reminding parents to park their vehicles responsibly, following regular reports. In an effort to keep children, parents, teachers and general residents safe in surrounding school areas, Council have provided an informative...

Regional Voices Heard Loud and Clear

Business SA’s biannual Regional Voice survey has returned for 2020 and is now open, with local Yorke Peninsula business owner Paul Smith in full support of the initiative. The survey, which was first launched in 2016 is now open for the third time and aims to give South Australian regional businesses...

Port Augusta Searches for SES Volunteers

Port Augusta locals wishing to give back to their local community will have the opportunity to do so next month, as the SES Unit are looking for volunteers, with a Volunteering Information Session set for October 12th. Residents who feel passionate about their community, are encouraged to join the Port Augusta...

Port Pirie Students Showcased at the Royal Adelaide Show

Students from St Mark’s College in Port Pirie are set to showcase a variety of skills learnt at McNally Farm, after entering in two competitions held in conjunction with the Royal Adelaide Show. For the first time, the College have entered two teams to compete against 70 other schools across the...

Drink Driver Fined at Port Broughton

A woman has received a fine over $800 after she was caught drink-driving at Port Broughton during Operation Stop Drink/Drug Driving. Police will allege that patrols were conducting traffic stops as part of the operation, when they stopped a Suzuki station wagon on Dalling Road for a mobile random breath test. The...

Peterborough Council Granted $65,000

The District Council of Peterborough have been granted $65,000 from the State Government, to support to a new targeted wellbeing initiative called ‘The LIFE program’ which stands for Lift, Inspire, Feel, Embrace. The funding is part of the State Government’s Community Wellbeing Fund, where $800,000 has been divided across 19 projects...

Clare Valley Ready to Welcome Tourists with Extended Hours

After previously adjusting their opening hours due to COVID-19 the Clare Valley Wine, Food & Tourism Centre have extended their hours this week and are trading from 9am till 5pm once more.   The Clare Valley is a hot spot of the region, with tourists flocking to the area each year....