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Clare Show Market

 If you’re looking for some family fun this weekend The Clare Valley Market will be open from 8:30 to 12:30 this Saturday.  The market will have a variety of stalls from homegrown products, crafted goods, haberdashery, jams, preserves, knitted goods and jewellery.  The event will showcase local produce and will...

Huge Weekend for Local Football

It's a huge weekend of Local Football, with 3 A Grade Grand Finals happening across the region. In Yorke Peninsula Football, Southern Eagles will take on CMS Crows for the Premiership. Last time the 2 sides met in Round 13, Eagles triumphed by 26pts. In Northern Areas it's a Grand Final between...

Maitland Ambulance Volunteers Running for a Good Cause

 A group of SA Ambulance Service volunteers from Maitland, are running for a reason this weekend at the City to Bay. The volunteers are aiming to raise $2,000 for the Royal Flying Doctors Service. Beginning the tradition last year, the volunteers aim to be proactive in supporting charities that are of...

Petition to Dissolve the Council in Port Augusta

The Port Augusta Council has been made aware of a petition that is currently circulating within the area. The petitioners have made various allegations against the Council, including that the Council has failed to exercise its public duties conscientiously and, has failed to listen to the public. The Council strongly refutes these...

Local Booleroo CFS Member Deployed to Assist in QLD Fires

Yesterday afternoon Sally Lightburn of Booleroo CFS, has been deployed to Queensland along with 17 other Incident Management personnel to assist the Queensland firefighting effort. Sally is an Administrator officer for the Incident Management Team. The teams are made up of 12 SA Country Fire Service staff and volunteers. There are 80 fires...

Regional Sustainability Hub in Yorke Peninsula

Regional Development Australia Yorke & Mid North have continued their work in securing a regional sustainability hub within our region, partnering with Adelaide University to undertake further research. A 3-month research project is underway to captures the details of local sustainability initiatives, the groups or individuals involved and other local groups,...

Grant Applications Open for Young Rural Innovators

Grant applications for the 2020 Science and Innovation Awards for Young People in Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry are now open. Young scientists, researchers and innovators are encouraged to apply with an innovative project, that will contribute to the ongoing success and sustainability of Australia’s primary industries. If you are between the age...

Fire Breaks on Whyalla Jetty

Yesterday afternoon at approximately 12:30, a workplace incident caused a significant fire on Whyalla’s old jetty. Demolition work by a contractor sparked a fire on the jetty’s plastic-based planks and this fire quickly spread to the eastern third of the jetty. Metropolitan and Country Fire Service crews were promptly on the scene...

Uni Hub Spencer Gulf Launches in Port Augusta Tomorrow

Port Augusta is set to be the home of its very own Uni Hub Spencer Gulf campus. Tomorrow, Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey will officially launch the Hub. Schools, industry professionals, government representatives as well as locals are invited to the launch for the chance to discover the opportunities that...

Balaklava Cup On Today!

The Balaklava Cup is being run in the Mid North today. Given the beautiful weather forecast, a  big crowd of up to 8,000 people are expected.  Aside from the racing, there is the 'Fashions On The Field' with prizes for Best Dressed Female, Best Dressed Dapper Chap & Most Spectacular Hat.  Nine...

Blood Donations This Week in Clare

The Australian Red Cross will be touring across our region for the next couple of months – with the first stop for donations this week in the Clare Valley.  The Mobile Blood Donor Centre is open today until Friday at the Clare Sports Club on Main North Road.  The Mobile Centre will...