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Clare Valley to base over 130 classic cars

Clare Valley is going to be invaded by a collection of vintage cars this weekend.As part of the 2017 National Veteran Vehicle Rally, Clare Valley has been chosen as a base for 6 nights, as the cars make a number of day long rallies through the MidNorth and Copper Coast.There’s...

Whooping Cough arrives in Riverton

SA Health are urging families to immunize against Whooping Cough as cases in regional SA continue to rise.Riverton in particular has been hit hard by the illness, with 21 confirmed cases at it’s primary school alone.In comparison, within SA another 18 perceived cases have been recorded.The spike started earlier this...

Students get painting on Port Augusta public space

Students from the School of Architecture at the University of Adelaide are back in Port Augusta today to give one of the city’s public spaces a new lick of paint. The area in front of the Old Court House on Commercial Rd, will get a new look as part of...

All the local Grand Final footy details

In local footy, the North Eastern Football League and Spencer Gulf Football League both have their A-Grade grand finals this weekend. In Riverton the R.S.M.U Hawks play the B.S.R Tigers at Riverton Oval from 2:15pm. The Hawks only loss of the season came in Round 5 at the hands of...

Man stranded at Devil's Peak rescued

A Hiker that went missing in the Flinders Ranges on Tuesday has been found and rescued.The alarm was raised with police at 9.30pm on Tuesday night, by a friend of the hiker when he didn’t return as temperatures dropped under 7 degrees.Luckily the injured man had phone reception and contacted...

Port Pirie nurse honored with scholarship

A nurse from Port Pirie, has taken home a $10,000 scholarship to study and become a midwife.The desire to study started at a young age for Pirie’s Rosie Wallace, who says in year 10 she realized her passion lay in nursing and midwifery.The scholarship itself was left from a WW2...

SolarReserve team behind solar thermal plant in town to meet residents

Port Augusta locals and those of neighboring cities will have the opportunity to bounce some questions off the SolarReserve team today, responsible for the future construction of the solar thermal power plant outside the city.Representatives from SolarReserve will be out the front of Woolworths between 1 and 5pm today, aiming...

Fake money in circulation in Whyalla

   Whyalla Police have received a number of reports of people attempting to use fake notes to make purchases around town. The $50 bank notes are for training bank staff and come from China, police believe.The notes are very obvious as fakes, with glaring Chinese characters across the clear window and dotted...

Softball SA trial local talent

Softball SA is on the lookout for talent in Port Pirie. As part of an expansion of their 2018 Dragons Academy, Softball SA visited Port Pirie for the first round in their campaign to find country talent. At the session in Port Pirie, participants were put through a number of tests, from...

Whyalla outdoor gym upgrade

  One of Whyalla’s most popular outdoor gym areas has been given a makeover. The outside gym equipment at Ada Ryan Gardens was installed on a grass area originally, but after time and increased use the grass has worn away, meaning that the gym equipment has been harder to maintain and clean. To improve the...

Local info sessions on the Regional Natural Resources Management Plan

  From the 21st of September to the 5th of October the general public is invited to have a say on the Regional Natural Resources Management Plan. This information session will give an outline on the natural resource management for the Yorke Peninsula over the coming decade. These coming information sessions provide an opportunity for the public...