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Road Works in Port Pirie Today

Port Pirie Regional Council have advised that investigation works will be undertaken by a contractor today. The works will take place along Wandearah Road, to ascertain issues with existing depressions in the road. Commencing at 7am, the investigation works are expected to be completed no later than 4pm. Speed restrictions will be in...

Whyalla Locals Wanted for Airport Upgrade and Extension

The Whyalla City Council are seeking expressions of interest from builders, local companies, workers and suppliers for the construction of Whyalla's Airport Security Upgrade. The existing terminal building is set to be expanded and upgraded, with Council CEO Chris Cowley stating the project, “Is an opportunity for locals to get involved,...

SES Heatwave Warning for South Australia

With South Australian temperatures set to soar this week, the State Emergency Service recommended that locals take action now. Parts of regional South Australia will see temperatures over 40 degrees for five consecutive days, with Friday expected to be the hottest day of the week. Friday’s temperatures have been predicted to...

Drink Drivers in Whyalla

Whyalla Police have detected three drink drivers within the Whyalla township over the weekend. At about 10pm on Saturday, police stopped a car on Viscount Slim Avenue and submitted the driver to a breath test. He allegedly produced a blood alcohol reading of 0.138. The 35-year-old man from Whyalla was reported...

Fatal Crash in the Clare Valley

Police are investigating a fatal crash in the Clare Valley yesterday evening. Just after 5pm, police and emergency services were called to the Horrocks Highway between Penwortham and Seven Hill, after a Toyota 4WD travelling north, struck a tree on the eastern side of the highway and caught fire. The driver and...

Extreme Heat Expected This Week

Temperatures are set to soar this week in regional South Australia! With Sky News announcing there is potential for temperatures to reach as high as 50 degrees next week due to a very hot airmass will engulf South Australia. A cool change on the west coast is expected to push the intense...

The Flinders Ranges Council Community Ballot Results Declared

The Flinders Ranges Council have announced that the AEC have officially declared the results of the recent Community Ballot. The Ballot was facilitated in an effort to determine the communities support of a potential National Radioactive Waste Management Facility (NDWMF) at Wallerberdina Station. Mayor Peter Slattery said “71 per cent of those...

Orroroo’s ‘Despite the Dust’ Community Muster on Today

Orroroo’s premier community event ‘Despite the Dust’ is on today. The District Council of Orroroo Carrieton recognise the impact drought has had on the region and have organised the event in an effort to lift community spirits. The event will kick off at 4:30 and also celebrates the recently renovated and rebooted...

Whyalla City Council Launches a Reconciliation Action Plan

The City of Whyalla Council have launched a Reconciliation Action Plan known as ‘RAP’. Close to 50 people attended the launch, where Mayor Clare McLaughlin revealed, that the RAP has been developed in the spirit of reconciliation and acknowledgement of the traditional owners of the lands upon which the city of...

Watervale Receive Funding for a Community Centre

The Watervale Community Association have received funding from the Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council for a Community Centre. Council have committed to fund $150,000 dollars to ‘The Vale Community Centre’ project, which is set to be built on the town’s oval. The funding will contribute to the $380,000 which the community has...

Driver Caught Speeding 50km Over the Limit on the Yorke Peninsula

A man has been caught driving at nearly 50 kilometres over the speed limit on the Yorke Peninsula. State Tactical officers detected the speeding driver using a mobile radar on the Maitland to Ardrossan Road in Maitland. The vehicle was detected travelling at 147 kilometres in a 100 zone. The driver, a 39-year-old...