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Home and Away in the Flinders Ranges

Some stars of the small screen have been put to work in the Flinders Ranges recently. Filming for scenes to feature in upcoming episodes for ‘Home & Away’ were completed last week, with Patrick O’Connor, Sophie Dillman, Tim Franklin and Courtney Miller the actors involved in the shoot. The cast & crew...

YP Community Grants Now Open

Community groups on the York Peninsula are encouraged to apply for grants through the AGL Wattle Point Community Fund with applications now open. The AGL Wattle Point Community Fund reinvests revenue earned from the wind farm back into the Yorke Peninsula through community-based initiatives, projects and events. $15,000 has been set aside...

Local Whyalla Dolphin in Good Health

The Whyalla Council has announced one of their marina dolphins has recovered from an apparent shark bite sustained around this time last year. On December 12 last year an injured female dolphin was found and reported to Council. Several agencies were contacted including Natural Resources Eyre Peninsula and the Whyalla Wildlife...

Two Girls to Face Court over Arson Charges

Two girls will face court after they were allegedly captured on CCTV lighting fires in Whyalla. At around 6.40pm on Thursday last week, patrols were called to Hincks and Schulz Avenue in Whyalla after reports of small fires. Luckily both fires were extinguished before any serious damage could be done. Patrols reviewed CCTV...

Bread Prices Could Rise if Drought Conditions Continue

Bread prices could be on the rise if drought conditions do not improve according to SA’s leading flour miller. Laucke Flour Mill managing director Mark Laucke says the drought had made it more expensive to buy grain and says it was only matter of time before bread prices went up. The Department...