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Public meeting.

The Copper Coast Residents and Ratepayers Association will hold a public meeting on Sunday offering members the opportunity to keep updated on projects affecting their towns. Association spokesperson, Neil Windsor said, “There is a definite good vibe with matters, such as green waste, road upgrades and maintenance. Other projects are being...

Free Farmers Conference in Burra

Goyder Council are hosting a free Conference for Farmers later this month. The 'Farming Conversations - A Focus On The Future Event' will be held in Burra on Friday June 28. Guest speakers include members of the CSIRO & Elders, and is an opportunity to talk with industry experts on animal...

Teens Arrested After Car Theft

Four boys and a girl all from Port Augusta have been arrested after a stolen car was involved in a petrol drive-off at Whyalla and break-in at Port Augusta on Wednesday. A stolen white Toyota RAV4 containing two males was involved in a petrol theft from a Whyalla Stuart Service station,...

Roadworks Concerns Heard

Whyalla City Council has welcomed significant feedback on the spray seal process being used in this year’s roadworks program. The process has raised concerns from locals about loose stones on roads. Council CEO Chris Cowley said to alleviate the issue of loose stones, for spray sealed roads, Council allows a couple...

Local Footy This Weekend

Local football returns this weekend, after a rest over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. In Yorke Peninsula Football, 2nd on the ladder Moonta host CMS Crows tomorrow, the Crows will be hoping to win to stay inside the Top 4. In Northern Areas Football, Jamestown/Peterborough have the chance to notch their first...

Drone photography.

Yorke Peninsula Council has contracted National Drones to undertake aerial photography of Point Turton later this month. Council will trial drones as an alternative mapping method instead of the current fixed wing flyover service. Residents may notice the drone more prominently as it will fly over the town at 90 metres instead...

Whyalla Rec centre upgrades just the beginning

The recent improvements & upgrades at the Whyalla Recreation Centre isbenefiting locals; the removal of a wall between the spa and main pool toprovide lifeguards with a better line of vision to supervise the pool area,upgraded chemical control equipment, and instalment of new lane ropes andholders have all been completed.Further...

Port Augusta former power site gets tick from EPA

Port Augusta’s former Power Station site was inspected by EPA officers last week.Inspectors were satisfied with the rehabilitation progress being made.The inspection noted the contingency dust management measures implementedprior to summer, such as surface roughening and dust suppressant application,have shown to be successful in reducing dust impacts from the site...

Moonta Man arrested

Police have made an arrest relating to vehicle theft report that occurred earlierthis month in Peterborough.Following Police investigation into the report of two old Toyota 4WD's beingstolen from a property at Sunnybrae on Saturday 1 June, a 40-year-old Moontaman has been arrested. Police will allege he stole the two vehicles by...

Clare and Gilbert Valleys seeking input

The Clare and Gilbert Valleys council are seeking public comment on their draftannual Business Plan and Budget for the 2019/2020 financial year.The draft of the plan, which will shape the council’s strategic and operationalobjectives for local projects and services, is available online, with physicalcopies also available at several council and...

Raising Resilient Children.

The second stage of the Northern Yorke Partnership Power of Positive Parenting Program begins this week. Advice will be offered to parents on Raising Resilient Children at free workshops in Wallaroo and Moonta. NYP Community Engagement Officer, Simone Mercer said, “The program teaches simple and practical strategies to help parents confidently tackle...