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Break-In Leads to Yorke Peninsula Man’s Arrest

Police have arrested a Maitland man following a break-in at Parafield Gardens. The occupant of a house at Parafield Gardens reported his property having been broken into and his Commodore station wagon being stolen. Later that day, a member of the public reported the same stolen Commodore driving erratically on the Yorke...

Whyalla Reseals More Roads

More roads are set to be resealed in Whyalla over the coming months in an effort to improve road safety in local tourist locations. The Unsealed Roads Program has been continued and is currently focusing on areas near Point Lowly and Douglas Point. This week re-sheeting and widening of 150 metres of...

Whyalla’s Why Not Art Prize Exhibition Opening

Whyalla’s budding artists are set to display their works as part of the Why Not Art Prize exhibition which is opening tomorrow. The COVID Safe event will kick off at 5pm at the Whyalla Art Group’s Darling Terrace Gallery and will be hosted by the D’Faces of Youth Arts Incorporation. Winners of...

Port Pirie’s Draft Business Plan Released

Port Pirie Regional Council have released their draft 2020/21-2022/23 Business Plan and Budget, which is now open for public consultation. Sustained services as well as a new and improved capital works program have been listed as part of the draft budget, with Council focussing on adding stimulus to the city’s economy. A...

Unlicensed Drink Driver Caught in Unregistered Car

A woman will appear in court after she was caught drink driving without a licence in Port Augusta. Earlier this week, police attempted to stop a vehicle on the Eyre Highway for a mobile driver test, however the driver refused to stop. The car eventually stopped at Caroona Road, Port Augusta West,...

Gel Blaster Protest After Wilmington Business Closes Down

A COVID Safe protest against the new Gel Blaster Laws will take place in Port Augusta this weekend at Gladstone Square, after one man’s business was forced to close down in Wilmington. Wayne Poynter was forced to close his ‘WarZone Skirmish’ business following SAPOL’s laws regarding the possible prosecution of anyone...

Online Auction to Support YP Disability Group

An online auction of a cricket bat co-signed by the Commissioner of Police and Captain of the West End Redbacks cricket team, Travis Head has launched today, in support of disability support service provider, Yorke Peninsula Leisure Options (YPLO). SA Police General Duties Member Senior Constable Adam Meyer from the Yorketown...

Pirie Man Five Times Over the Limit

A man has been reported for drink driving after being stopped at Port Pirie. Police stopped a Ford sedan on Mary Ellie Street and submitted the driver to a random roadside breath test. The driver, a 20-year-old man from Port Pirie, allegedly produced a blood alcohol reading of 0.247, which is almost...

Clare’s Main Street Welcomes More Upgrades

The Clare Valley’s main street has seen many updates over the last 18 months, but more upgrades are on their way. With the installation of innovative bike racks, a mural, bench seating, tree grates, new street bins and the Town Hall veranda to name a few, three more projects will be...

Port Wakefield Overpass & Highway Duplication Project Night Works

This week night works have commenced on the Port Wakefield Overpass and Duplication Project. From 7pm till 7am traffic barries are set to be installed in various locations along the Princes Highway between the Wakefield River and south of the town centre, and on Balaklava Road  between Princes Highway and the...

Regional Tourism Booms in SA

South Australia’s Regional Tourism industry saw incredible numbers recorded across the School Holiday period, but that number is expected to increase again according to Executive Director of Marketing with SA Tourism, Brent Hill. Mr Hill has said he is ‘cautiously optimistic’ about where tourism in South Australia is headed, with the...