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Liberals Promise Upgrade At Dangerous Victor Intersection

A Marshall Liberal Government would commit to installing a roundabout at one of Victor Harbor’s most notorious intersections should they win at the upcoming state election. Candidate for Finniss David Basham says the intersection of Torrens Street and Crozier Road is challenging for drivers with visibility limited by cars parked on...

Only A Few Turn Up To Speak At Strath DPA Meeting

After being postponed due to the overwhelming number of people who wanted to have their say about the future development of Strathalbyn, only a few turned up to speak on the day. The Strath DPA meeting was moved to the town Hall and split into two sessions after it was revealed...

Total Fire Ban For Mt Lofty Ranges Today

With a humid and hot day on the way across the Murraylands, South Coast and Adelaide Hills today, total fire bans have been declared for the Mt Lofty Ranges. There is a chance of a thunderstorm also later today with north to northeasterly winds of up to 30km an hour shifting...

Silo Art, Wildflower Harvest & Sports Initiative Up For Awards

The Coorong District Council's Creating Coonalpyn project is up for an gong at the Annual Leadership Excellence Awards. The project which saw a mural of local children painted on the side of the silos amongst other artworks in the area has been nominated for a Community Partnership and Collaboration Award. Already nationally...

Murray Bridge Sexual Assault Rumours Not True

Rumours spreading around Murray Bridge about a stranger involved in a sexual assault possibly involving a local school, are not true according to local police. The Superintendent in charge of the Murray Mallee Local Service Area James Blandford has released a statement to put an end to the talk, saying if...

Internet Out For 250 Residents Of Mt Pleasant/Tungkillo

Telstra says a faulty air-conditioning unit at the Mt Pleasant exchange led to the failure of internet services for residents of Tungkillo and Mt Pleasant. The ADSL service went down on Friday with technicians advising residents in the area that it would be reinstated several times but as of Wednesday the...

Work To Begin On Angus Valley Road

Work will begin to improve safety on Angus Valley Rd this coming Monday (Feb 26). The road, known locally as the Mt Pleasant to Walker Flat Rd, will see shoulder sealing get underway next week between Groths Rd and Milendella Rd near Angus Valley, improving safety for drivers by reducing the...

Your Greens Candidates For Hammond, Heysen, Finniss & Kavel

The Greens have announced their lineup for the 2018 SA election, with Hammond to be contested by Simon Hope, a 20 year finance industry veteran and workplace union representative. Hope says a stand for the environment leads to a better economy and healthier community. Protection of our environment should be a central...

Tailem Solar Farm About To Get Underway

Work on the Equis Energy solar plant at Tailem Bend is expected to begin within the next few weeks with hundreds of jobs created along with it. When the plant is complete and connected to the grid in early 2019 it will generate enough energy to power more than 40,000 homes...