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Jamestown Man Arrested over Break In

Jamestown Police with assistance from Spalding, Orroroo and Crystal Brook Police, arrested a man last week following a break-in at Jamestown. At about 5.30am on the 3rd of December, an unoccupied house on Dutton Street was broken into and power tools and batteries were stolen. The suspect was identified after CCTV footage...

Leigh Creek Energy Score Major International Investor

Leigh Creek Energy has partnered up with a major international contractor to enable investment into development projects such as ports and railway. China Communications Construction Company has committed to support large-scale projects in SA in addition to the Leigh Creek Energy Project. The partnership will include project consultation, investment in Leigh Creek...

Whyalla Woman Caught Drink Driving

A woman caught drink driving in Whyalla will face court as Police remind road users to stay safe on the roads over the holiday period. Just before 5pm on Wednesday patrols stopped a Commodore sedan on Pickhaver Street in Whyalla and breath tested the driver. The woman, who had a young child...

Mid North Electrician Suspended Over Faulty Solar

A Mid North electrician has had his licence suspended after installing faulty solar cells across the state. The Office of the Technical Regulator has issued a public warning about the electrician warning the installations posed a risk to the public. The accused performed faulty installations under the company Synergy Solar as well...

SAPOL Community Forum on the YP

Police from Yorke Mid North Local Service Area are hosting a community forum held at the Central Yorke School tonight. The PACE forum provides information on a variety of topics, with an opportunity for attendees to communicate personally with Police.  There will also be a focus on road safety. Questions will be...

Dust Management Over Summer for Northern Power Station

The EPA have outlined their proposed actions over summer to manage dust at the Port Augusta Power Station site. An inspection was carried out at the site in November with the EPA reporting that vegetation cover is increasing and suppressants are being used in high-risk areas ahead of the warmer months. Air...

Australian Heritage Grants Now Open

Owners of Australia’s National Heritage List sites, can now apply for funding to help protect, conserve and raise awareness of Australia’s national heritage. $21.4 million will be available under the Australian Heritage Grants program over four years from 2018 to 2022.   For the first time, the funding round includes Indigenous and...

Crystal Brook Football Club Upgrades

The Crystal Brook Football Club is looking to undergo a $1.5 million facelift to accommodate for the influx of women taking to the field next year. A major component to the project will be the brand new $500,000 female changerooms. There will be quarters for both home and visiting teams with separate...

UniHub Receives Funding

UniHub Spencer Gulf has received $15,000 in funding for its Port Pirie Campus through the ANZ Seeds of Renewal Program. The funding will go towards computer equipment, room dividers, furniture and electrical work. UniHub Spencer Gulf chairwoman Dr Jen Cleary says the program recognises the importance of giving people in the region...

Man Arrested Over Multiple Break-ins

A man has been arrested following multiple break ins across Whyalla. Multiple homes and business properties were targeted across Whyalla over the weekend. At around 5.30am on Saturday, patrols were called to a house after reports of a man acting suspiciously near a backyard. Police were able to apprehended the man. They later located...

Leadership Program Coming to Port Pirie

A new leadership program to develop a new generation of leaders will be launched in Port Pirie next year after a successful pilot in the Riverland. The Game Changer Program is initiated and funded by EML and also supported by the Port Pirie Council. Clubs throughout Port Pirie will be able to...