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Wallaroo And Quorn Do Us Proud At The Top Tourism Town Awards

The best of what the region has to offer has been recognised by the Tourism Industry Council of SA (TiC SA) with the top tourism town winners announced this week. Wallaroo, has been labelled South Australia’s best small tourism town for 2022. Wallaroo also took home the people's choice award proving it...

Drink Driver Stopped In Wirrabara

A man has lost his licence for a year after he was caught drink-driving in Wirrabara. Police allege that about 2pm on Wednesday (May 18), officers pulled over a white ute on Crew Road. The 67-year-old local man was breath tested and returned a reading of 0.221 - over 4 times the...

Local Footy Fixture This Weekend

Another weekend of local footy is upon us, with round five getting underway for the Spencer Gulf League. West will host Solomontown at Central Oval tomorrow afternoon, with West desperately trying to score their first win for the season. PropRisdon will face South at Memorial Oval, and Port will play at home...

New Recruits Heading To The Region

23 police graduates celebrated the completion of Course 51 on Wednesday afternoon at the South Australia Police Academy. The Course boasted a diverse group, with members identifying with cultures representing Kenya, Northern Ireland, New Zealand and First Nations Australian, ranging from 23 and 45 years. The recruits will be posted to a...

Three Local Primary Schools To Host Vaccination Hubs

Augusta Park Primary School, Risdon Park Primary School and Hincks Avenue Primary School, are among 40 sites in low vaccination council areas, set to be transformed into vax hubs. In a bid to boost the sluggish jab rates in young students, the shot will be offered in 10 schools per week...

Whyalla Local Crowned Miss Fitness South Australia 2022

Whyalla local, Emma Lawson, has been crowned Miss Fitness South Australia 2022. In April, Emma strutted her stuff at the iCompete Natural (ICN) 2022 Adelaide Championships and was crowned. ICN is a natural bodybuilding and fitness competition and gives these athletes a world-class experience when competing. She has dedicated her career to fitness...

Almost A Quarter Of Grey Residents Hit The Polls Early

Almost a quarter of voters in the electorate of Grey have already cast their ballot for this year’s Federal Election. With polling day still two days away the latest data reveals 13.3 percent of people have cast their ballots via a postal vote. While an additional 10.7 percent of residents over the...

New Road Works To Begin Soon For Kadina

New road works are due to begin soon on Roach Street and Agery Road in Kadina. Following the successful application for funding through the Special Local Roads Program, the Copper Coast Council has secured $150,000 to put towards the reconstruction. CEO, Russell Peate, says works will include reconstruction of a 450 metre...

Pollution Levels From Saddleworth To Whyalla Revealed

Saddleworth and Wallaroo have recorded very low pollution levels compared to several other postcodes in the region, according to new data from the Australian Conservation Foundation. The foundation reviewed the National Pollutant Inventory's emission data, collected from power stations, manufacturing plants and mines across Australia, focusing its research on air pollutants...

Woolworths and PAREP Strike Nine Year Deal

Woolworths Group operations in SA will soon be powered by 100 percent renewable electricity, thanks to Iberdrola’s Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park. The renewable energy partnership will see the retailer’s almost 70 Woolworths’ supermarkets, 17 BIG W stores and Adelaide Regional Distribution Centre go green – becoming the state first to...

Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery Celebrates 30 Years

This year marks 30 years of the Port Pirie Regional Art Gallery, and to celebrate a series of exhibitions have been announced by Council.   The current exhibition is the first of two, the second is set to take place at the end of the year. Held in the Flinders Gallery section...