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Roxby Downs Drink Driving Operation

In Roxby Downs, SAPOL conducted a targeted operation focusing on drink and drug driving. The focussed operation took place over the past week with three drivers receiving large fines after being caught drink driving.  On Wednesday 10 February a 45-year-old man from Port Pirie South returned a breath test reading of 0.05. On Thursday...

Bridgestone World Solar Challenged Cancelled

Due to tight restrictions on international borders, The Bridgestone World Solar Challenge has officially been cancelled for 2021. The event has run for over 30 years, and brings teams of engineers from across the world to the Australian outback to race solar powered vehicles from Darwin to Adelaide. While the...

Death at Westland Shopping Centre

  Police are preparing a report for the Coroner following the death of a boy in Whyalla Norrie over the weekend.  About 8.30pm on Saturday 13 February police and ambulance officers attended the Westland Shopping Centre after reports that a boy had collapsed within the centre. A 14-year-old local boy was treated at...

Midsummer Night Ball in Port Augusta This Saturday

  This Saturday, get your dancing shoes on to raise money for The Breast Cancer Network! The event is taking place in Port Augusta! The Mid Summer Night Ball will be held outside on Central Oval at the South Augusta Football Club from 7pm to fund raise and support Breast Cancer Network Australia. There...

Whyalla Council Meeting Tonight

The Whyalla City Council monthly meeting will be held tonight in the Council Chambers in Whyalla.  The meeting is due to commence at 5.30 pm. On the agenda is The future of the Whyalla beach cafe.  In response to community feedback, Whyalla City Council released a survey in January which enabled residents to...

The Wine Industry at Risk

  Australia Grape & Wine are pressuring the Federal Government for financial assistance in the wake of tariffs placed on the industry by China last year. The industry body have warned that without a dedicated rescue package from the government they run the risk of job losses and wineries closing. In...

A Direct Link to Flinders Ranges Council

  The Flinders Ranges Council are encouraging locals to download the My Local Services App.  It is a great way for the community to feel connected to the Local Council.  Do you still forget what day what colour bin goes out for collection? Have you been out and about and spot an issue and...

Results from Free Hard Waste Disposal Day

On Sunday the 5th of January, The Port Pirie Council offered a Free Hard Waste Disposal Day. The day was held at The Port Pirie Waste Transfer Station and at Crystal Brook Waste Transfer Station. This was a great opportunity for Port Pirie Regional Council residents to take advantage of the offer and...

Anti-Social Behaviour Update

Port Augusta residents will soon see a coordinated response from local council and the state government on anti-social behaviour, following a meeting this week between Mayor Brett Benbow and Premier Steven Marshall.Last month the Port Augusta City Council released a submission form for residents to report anti-social behaviour, receiving 160...

$2000 Fine for Fisherman

A man in Stirling North has been hit with a whopping $2000 penalty for possessing more than a commercial quantity of razorfish. The courts have ordered the man pay the fine after South Australian Police found 175 razorfish hearts in his possession, well over the total possession limit of 100 fish. Along...

Upgrades to Railway Terrace in Quorn

Quorn residents have been warned that works will be conducted to complete the verge upgrade to Railway Terrace, due to commence in the coming weeks.P-A & C-I Martin, a Port Augusta based civil contracting company, have been engaged by the Flinders Ranges Council to complete concrete kerbs, paved footpaths, a...