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Racing Legend Hangs Up Chequered Flag

The Bay to Birdwood went off without a hitch on its journey from West Beach up to the National Motor Museum at Birdwood yesterday, but it was a sad day for some with the announcement that Adelaide racing legend Glen Dix, who has waved the start flag for event for...

Local Business Ordered To Remove Sign Or Be Fined

A rainbow coloured sign that has stood on the corner of Victor Harbor and Sand Mine Rd at Mt Compass for the past 18 years, is now under and order to be removed or the owners will face fines. Compass Tanks have received notice that the sign, a rainbow coloured tank...

Relentless Win For Shortened Pedal Prix That's Staying In Murray Bridge

The Australian International Pedal Prix will be staying in Murray Bridge, at lease for the next 10 years. The agreement was signed off on right before the race start on the weekend between AIPP Chairman Andrew McLachlan and Rural City of Murray Bridge CEO Michael Sedgman. The race had a delayed start...

Mypolonga Roar Into 2017 RMFL Premiership

Players, coaches and supporters of the Mypolonga Football Club will raise the flag in Murray Bridge this morning, after taking out the 2017 RMFL Premiship. The Tigers demolished Meningie at Tailem Bend on Saturday, leading at every break. Up 29 points at quarter time, Mypo increased that lead to 42 at half...

Blackwood Breaks 26 Year Premiership Drought

Blackwood are the 2017 Hills League Premiers after downing Hahndorf by just 4 points on Saturday. The Woods, who last won a Grand Final 26 years ago, were just one goal up at quarter time, with that lead diminishing to 3 points by half time. Blackwood managed two goals to Hahndorf's one...

Kalimna Aged Care Facility Won't Reopen For Residents

The upgrade and reopening of the Kalmina Aged Care hostel in Strathalbyn would be too difficult and likely result in an inferior product, according to advise given to the group working to reopen the facility by the CEO of ACG/VITA Aged Care Service. The CFS also advised that the fire safety...

Councils Fight To Save Barrages

Three councils along the River Murray have banded together to try and encourage the SA Government to focus on the long term future of the barrages. Studies have shown that rising sea levels would cause the barrages to fail, Mayor of the Alexandrina Council Keith Parkes saying while the affects may...

Cat Rego On The Cards For Mt Barker

Cat registration may become a reality for Mt Barker Council residents, with respondents to a recent survey showing support for the move. There are also calls for better management of stray and unwanted cats in the area with more people reporting cat issues to council this year compared to 2016, and...

Langhorne Creek Bakers Go Ancient

A pair of bakers in Langhorne Creek have a plan to bring more flavor back to bread, which has been lacking due to grains being bred more for drought tolerance and disease management. Emily Salkeld and Chris Duffy of Small World Bakery, have travelled across Europe and the US, sourcing ancient...

Keep Rover Inside For Show Fireworks

The Murray Bridge Show kicks off this afternoon with a warning to pet owners in the town that the fireworks will begin at 8pm. The show, now in its 99th year, has had an encouraging amount of competition entries this year with organisers saying beef cattle are at their highest levels...