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SANFL's Walking Footy Program Strolls Into Kadina

A brand new version of Australia's favourite game has been introduced on the Yorke Peninsula. Last Friday, Kadina Football and Netball Club played host to the first regional session of Walking Footy, lead by the SANFL in partnership with ECH Independent Aged Care. SANFL game development coordinator, Will Schultz, says Walking Footy...

Cuttlefish Numbers Back Up In Whyalla

Cuttlefish numbers are on the up and up around Whyalla according to recent reports. The increase in numbers follows a protective regime introduced by the new State Government for the waters of the Upper Spencer Gulf. Under an election pledge, the Malinauskas Government re-introduced the fishing ban for cuttle fish between Arno...

YP Electric Car Charging Stations Coming In Next Few Months

Construction of the Copper Coast's three new electric vehicle charging stations is set to get underway within the next couple of months. RAA has planned electrical site assessments at a range of potential locations, with Copper Coast Council CEO, Russell Peate, saying a few likely options include Wallaroo Holiday Park and...

Clare Woman Lands In The RAH After Single Car Crash

A Clare Valley woman is receiving treatment in the Royal Adelaide Hospital, following a serious single vehicle crash near Leasingham last week.   Just before midday emergency services were called to Mintaro Road in Watervale after reports a ute had left the road and collided with a tree. Three CFS crews from...

Lachie Jones Signs Contract Extension At Alberton

20-year-old Port Adelaide forward, Lachie Jones, has locked into another two years at Alberton. The former Bute local has agreed to a two-year contract extension, which will keep him at the Power until the end of 2024. In his first two season, Jones has played in 20 games following a stunning AFL...

New Reef To Be Developed in Port Broughton

Port Broughton fishers, as well as the wider Barunga West community, might soon benefit from the introduction of a new natural reef. Council have been working with The Nature Conservancy to develop a reef, which would assist with water filtration, fish production and shoreline protection. A collaborative investigation involving local fishers and...

Police News - Drink Driving And Grave Vandalism

In Police news, a man has lost his driver’s licence for one year after he was caught drink driving in Stansbury on the Yorke Peninsula last week. Just after 7pm on Friday evening, police stopped the driver on James Street at Stansbury for a mobile driver test. The driver, a 51-year-old local...

Mobile Blood Donor Centre Set Up In Clare This Week

The Australian Red Cross Lifeblood mobile donor centre are calling on Clare residents to roll up their sleeves this week. The van arrived in town yesterday and will be collecting donations until Friday. Blood is needed somewhere in Australia every 24 seconds, but currently only 3.5 percent of people donate blood. The donor...

Look Out For The 2022 SA Variety Bash As They Come Through The Region

The region is getting revved up for the 2022 SA Variety Bash. This year's Bash will take to the road from this weekend, with more than 70 car crews working to raise money for South Australian children in need. This year the starting line is at the Brickworks in Adelaide, the convoy...

Two Port Pirie Bank Branches Now Under One Roof

Port Pirie's Westpac bank branch has found itself a new home under the same roof as Port Pirie's BankSA branch. The newly refurbished site on Norman Street offers improved services and facilities, such as iPad kiosks and digital banking options. BankSA and Westpac State General Manager for Consumers, Ben Owen, says "the...

Professor Nicola Spurrier Visits Port Augusta And Whyalla

SA Chief Public Health Officer, Professor Nicola Spurrier, headed to Whyalla and Port Augusta last week to meet with various officials and discuss local learning's from the Covid-19 response. Latest figures for the major Spencer Gulf hubs indicate the latest Covid wave has peaked and is now on the decline. Whyalla's current...