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Whyalla will Host AFL Match

The AFL have announced that Port Adelaide will bring the AFL to Whyalla when they play the Bulldogs on March 7th next year. The match will take place at the soon to be re-developed Bennett Oval as part of the Marsh Community Series and is the first time in more than...

Whyalla Stuart Campus effected by Asbestos Scare

Whyalla Stuart R-7 Campus has been forced to close its carpark after an Asbestos scare late last week. Alarm was raised when an unknown substance was found in recently laid gravel of the carpark. Following tests, it was revealed the substance contained potentially deadly asbestos. The carpark was immediately blocked off to students...

Clare and Gilbert Valley Council Disconnected Thanks to Telstra

The Clare and Gilbert Valley Council has expressed disappointment that a large part of the community has been ‘disconnected’ from mobile and internet services provided Telstra. The Clare Valley region has been severely impacted across multiple days over the last month, with local enterprises unable to carry out their business. Residents, many...

Port Augusta could benefit from the ‘Jetties’ Strategic Plan’

Port Augusta has the opportunity to benefit from the Department of Planning, Transport and Infrastructure’s state-wide ‘Jetties Strategic Plan’. The strategy will review existing jetty infrastructures, including those in the Spencer Gulf, Yorke Peninsula and Eyre Peninsula. A long-term management plan will be created in an effort to guide future infrastructure investment...

Local Youths Arrested Over Recent Port Pirie Thefts

Two boys aged just 10 and 12-years-old have been arrested following a series of thefts at local Port Pirie shops. Port Pirie Police arrested the two boys after they were identified from CCTV, allegedly stealing items from a local service station. Both boys were also wanted following a series of thefts and...

Burra Picnic Races Tomorrow

The Burra Picnic Races are on tomorrow at the Thistlebeds Station. Gates open from 9am for the all ages event and is set to attract locals and tourists, with the first race ‘The Elder’s Open’ kicking off at 12pm. Burra’s Picnic Races are sponsored by the Royal Flying Doctors, with the event...

Mid North and Yorke Peninsula Regional Development in Review

Regional Development Australia have supported more than 330 businesses and facilitated over $28 million dollars of investment into the Yorke and Mid North region over the past year. The review has shown that 83 local organisations assisted to apply for grants or funding, with over 1,000 locals attending events, training sessions...

Port Augusta Council Supports Green Power Festival

Port Augusta Council are set to sponsor the upcoming 2020 event, Green Power Festival. At council’s most recent meeting with Mayor Brett Benbow and councillors present, declared that $5,000 would be allocated to support the festival, under the basis the festival occurs as described in the Business Plan provided. The Green Power...

Yorke Peninsula’s Wattle Point Wind Farm Community Funding is Open

The Yorke Peninsula’s AGL Wattle Point Wind Farm Community Funding is now open. Funding of $15,000 has been allocated for the Community Fund Program, where applicants can request a specific amount of funding for their initiative. All applications are set to be assessed on the cost of their initiative, in relation to...

The Yorke Peninsula’s Teddy Bear Fence Is Done

The Teddy Bear fence has seen its final days with the removal of the fence taking place this week. The decision to remove the fence comes after discussions between Honourable Stephan Knoll, MP, DPTI, Andrew “Cosi” Costello and representatives from surrounding councils, where they were unable to find a suitable, safe...