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Port Augusta Ready to Race

Port Augusta Racing Club is gearing up for the return of the 2020 Port Augusta Cup this weekend. Lucky locals who wish to attend the event, must pre-purchase tickets, with only 1,000 on offer for members, owners, sponsors, adults and children. Spectator attendance at the Cup has been given the all clear,...

Copper Coast’s Community Exhibitions

The Copper Coast will see community art exhibitions across July and August, as part of the South Australian Living Artists Festival. Copper Coast Council and the Copper Coast Art Group are hosting the exhibitions, with the theme of 'Once Upon A Time'. Painters across the region are being called upon to exhibit...

Drink Drivers Caught

Three drivers were caught allegedly drink driving over the weekend across the region. On Friday, police stopped, a 26-year-old unlicensed man from Port Augusta for a mobile driver test.  He returned a positive result of 0.261 and was arrested and charged with drink driving and driving disqualified. The driver was refused police...

Increased Trucking Activity in Whyalla

Whyalla locals can expect to see increased trucking activity across the week, as SIMEC Mining have begun to transport materials to support project activities at the Middleback Ranges. 16 truck movements commenced yesterday and are expected to continue throughout the remainder of the the week along Playford Avenue, Arthur Glennie Drive,...

Peterborough Makes Tracks

With a history dating back to 1875, Peterborough is looking to attract tourists to explore the rich rail heritage of the town with some help from Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North. Council and the community have been working toward a campaign to help drive tourism since mid-2019, and the...

P Plater Caught 53km Over the Speed Limit

A speeding P plater has lost his licence after being stopped on the Copper Coast Highway over the weekend. A Highway Patrol officer was alerted to a dangerous driver travelling towards Kadina from Port Wakefield. Police then detected a vehicle travelling at 153 in a 100 zone on the Copper Coast Highway...

Drink driver Breaches COVID Directions at Port Augusta

A Victorian man crashed his car at Port Augusta while drink driving and breaching COVID19 directions. At 6.30pm on Saturday, police responded to a single vehicle collision where a Toyota sedan had mounted the kerb and crashed into a sign on the footpath, causing minor damage to the vehicle. The driver, a...

Webinar Tonight for Mid North Sporting Clubs

Webinar support has been offered to local clubs, committee’s and associations in the Mid North looking to make a return following the governments gradual lifting of restrictions. Session 5 of the Mid North STARCLUB will cover ‘How to Increase Participation at Your Club’ and kick off from 7pm tonight. In this session...

Whyalla Lights Up

Whyalla residents will see more lighting upgrades commencing in the city today. Local contractors have recently replaced all existing light fittings along Buttlingarra Way and the Marina car parks with long life LED fittings that are set to improve lighting, whilst also reducing power consumption. Further upgrades involve the installation of new...

Port Pirie’s Top Priorities

The results are in, as Port Pirie locals identify the community’s top 5 priorities for Council. Following results from Port Pirie Regional Council’s 2020 Community Plan Survey, business industry support and attraction, upgrading roads and footpaths and Port Pirie’s foreshore redevelopment were considered key priorities. A total of 123 respondents completed the...