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Local Footy Grand Final results

It was a big weekend in local footy, with Grand Final day in North Eastern & Spencer Gulf Football Leauges. It was drought breaking Premiership for BSR, by the barest of margins – defeating RSMU by 1pt to claim their first flag since 2000. In a huge day for the...

Local schools advancing in science and math

  Port Pirie’s West Primary School is one of 26 schools across SA pulling it’s science, technology, engineering and mathematics education into the future. The developments, part of the State Government’s “Stem Works Upgrades,” will kit out schools across SA including Port Pirie’s West Primary, with more advanced facilities and technology. Last year, the state government...

Spencer Gulf hospitals could turn patients away from hospital beds

Regional SA’s hospital staff shortages are getting to the point where patient care is being compromised.The Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation (ANMF) SA Branch, have said that staff shortages at major regional hospitals such as; Whyalla, Port Augusta, Port Pirie and Mount Gambier hospitals, has given nurses no choice but...

Speeding drivers putting Clare schools at risk

Another Clare School has complained about drivers not slowing down on the city’s roads.Auburn Primary School says St Vincent Street and Port Road, and especially Balaklava Road are hotspots for leadfoot drivers. Auburn Primary says despite the drivers being the culprits, it is the responsibility of the Clare and Gilbert...

Man arrested over circulation of fake money in Whyalla

Just days after police released a statement on the circulation of fake $50 notes around Whyalla, a man has been arrested on deception charges.Last week, the man was allegedly identified on CCTV passing counterfeit notes at a service station and fast food outlet and was quickly arrested by Whyalla police.It’s...

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...