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Port Augusta former power site gets tick from EPA

Port Augusta’s former Power Station site was inspected by EPA officers last week.Inspectors were satisfied with the rehabilitation progress being made.The inspection noted the contingency dust management measures implementedprior to summer, such as surface roughening and dust suppressant application,have shown to be successful in reducing dust impacts from the site...

Moonta Man arrested

Police have made an arrest relating to vehicle theft report that occurred earlierthis month in Peterborough.Following Police investigation into the report of two old Toyota 4WD's beingstolen from a property at Sunnybrae on Saturday 1 June, a 40-year-old Moontaman has been arrested. Police will allege he stole the two vehicles by...

Clare and Gilbert Valleys seeking input

The Clare and Gilbert Valleys council are seeking public comment on their draftannual Business Plan and Budget for the 2019/2020 financial year.The draft of the plan, which will shape the council’s strategic and operationalobjectives for local projects and services, is available online, with physicalcopies also available at several council and...

Raising Resilient Children.

The second stage of the Northern Yorke Partnership Power of Positive Parenting Program begins this week. Advice will be offered to parents on Raising Resilient Children at free workshops in Wallaroo and Moonta. NYP Community Engagement Officer, Simone Mercer said, “The program teaches simple and practical strategies to help parents confidently tackle...

Students Assist in Revegetation

If you've noticed the increase in greenery along the Laura & Orroroo Road, LocalSchool Students from the Mid North are to thank. They've been taking part inassisting Landcare with roadside plantings. This long weekend, you can be a part of it too, with the Tarcowie Landcare Groupundertaking its major planting;...

Rotary Youth Driving Event in Clare

Clare residents are advised that parts of Station Road will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday following the long weekend, during a Rotary Youth DriverAwareness Training event.The closures will take place between 8am and 3.30pm, in which time there will beno vehicle access on Station Road between Lennon Street and East...

Central Whyalla Football Club turns 100

Local Football continues this week in Whyalla as the Central Whyalla football club celebrates 100 years. The celebrations will take place over the long weekend while round 9 is underway. Friday will see Roopena and South Weeroona Bay go head to head at Bennett Oval. Central and South Whyalla will do battle in...

Gourmet day.

There will be a food fest on Yorke Peninsula this Sunday with Barley Stacks Wines Annual Gourmet Day at Maitland. Local cuisine, wine, cider and beer will play a large role at this year’s Gourmet Day along with entertainment from local soloist, Damian Dee and Adelaide band, Lost & Found. The fashion...

Boost to Regional Phone Coverage

Mobile phone coverage across regional SA is set for a boost with funding now open to fix mobile Black Spots across the region. $80 million is available for the funding across the country through the Commonwealth Mobile Black Spot Program.Around 500 mobile black spots are registered across regional SA and...