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More silo artwork for the region

The painted silos of Kimba and Coonaplyn have kickstarted the quest for a better paint job on Wirabarra’s own . Nicole Pilmore, a local from Wirabarra has submitted the silos for a Go Fund Me project and it’s already well on its way to achieving the goal- and now local council...

Eyre Peninsula tourism boost

A new project’s in the pipeline to boost tourism numbers along the Eyre Peninsula. The State Governments RDA fund has given around $20,000 towards the ‘Eyes on Eyre’ tourism access project. That money will go towards the development of an app and cloud technologies, designed to improve and better manage signage and...

Clare Police arrest man over cannabis set up

A Saddleworth man has been arrested after Police discovered a cannabis set up in his house. Clare police arrived at the Saddleworth address around 1pm on Saturday and it didn’t take them long to locate the illegal drugs. Four cannabis plants were allegedly being grown hydroponically, in a rear shed next to...

Update on man killed at Bungala Solar Plant outside of Port Augusta

There has been an update on the death of a man working at the Bungala Solar Plant construction site last weekend.The man has been identified as a 49-year-old contractor from Perth- who died when he became crushed by machinery at the site.According to secretary of the Construction, Forestry, Mining and...

Dust off Bungala solar farm still unresolved

It might be one of the country’s biggest solar farms, but it’s still causing one of the biggest headaches for Port Augusta locals. The Bungala Solar Project is kicking into gear as it enters into the next phase of construction, but that’s leading to larger traffic flow on largely unsealed...

Port Germein chicken farm boosts egg production in SA

A chicken farm at Port Germein is starting to get itself on the map.Part of Egg producers; Days Eggs, it’s just one of five farms that is propelling the company into household conversation.At the moment, the company is the biggest egg producer in SA; stocking shelves with around 500,000 eggs...

Eyre Peninsulas new tourism weapon

A new project’s in the pipeline to boost tourism numbers along the Eyre Peninsula.The State Governments RDA fund has given around $20,000 towards the ‘Eyes on Eyre’ tourism access project.That money will go towards the development of an app and cloud technologies, designed to improve and better manage signage and...

Whyalla woman arrested for drink driving

A Whyalla Stuart woman will face court after allegedly driving more than four times over the legal alcohol limit.Just after 1 am on Saturday, a police patrol stopped a woman who was driving a Mitsubishi sedan on Berry Street-as part of a random breath test.The 22 year old woman driving...

Auburn resident joins Australian delegation to the United States

Auburn Resident-Jo Stewart-Rattray will joining the United Nations 62nd Session of the Commission on the Status of Women in New York this year. She’s just one of two non-Government delegates to be included in Australia’s Official Delegation.The session, which will take place 12 March to 23 March at UN headquarters...

Labor Government unrolls it's election promises

The prospects of a new deep water port in our region are looking a lot closer under a Labor Government-much to the good news of our local mining and grains sector.The State Government broke the good news last week- saying if they’re re-elected they will built a new port in...

Risdon Park woman to face court over drug charges

A woman from Risdon Park will face court after allegedly found with 28 grams of methamphetamine in her car.Just prior to 1am on Saturday, Police patrols stopped a Mazda wagon at Risdon Park as part of one of it’s routine traffic stops.The 34 year old woman was drug tested and...