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Police Searching For Missing Murray Bridge Boys

Police are searching for two young Murray Bridge boys who are believed to have been taken by their biological parents. The 6 and 3 year old were last seen just after 4pm yesterday, police concerned for their welfare while in their parents care. Investigators say they could be headed interstate to either...

Hills Fleurieu Residents Asked For Public Transport Feedback

Adelaide Hills and Fleurieu residents are being asked for their feedback on a Regional Public Transport Survey. Regional Development Australia have started the study focusing on 6 council areas including the Adelaide Hills, Mt Barker, Alexandrina and Victor Harbor Council which will determine future needs for transport in the region and...

Local Businesses Up For Food Industry Awards

A swag of local businesses have been nominated for the 2018 SA Food Industry Awards, some vying for multiple categories. Adelaide Hills juice maker Ashton Valley Fresh has scored four nominations including Business Excellence, Innovation in Food, Sustainability and the Next Generation Award. Mt Barker’s Eastwood Vegetable Farm are also multiple nominees...

Olympic Torch Up For Auction At Encounter Celebration Event

  Someone attending the Encounter Celebrations fundraising dinner on Saturday, will be able to bid on an original Olympic torch. The torch, from the Athens games in 2004 will be one of the items up for auction, raising funds for a sculpture to be erected in Victor Harbor recognising the meeting of...

Final Gold Cup At Maurice Rd Venue This Friday

The last ever Murray Bridge Gold Cup to be held at the Maurice Rd track will kick off this Friday (October 19). The race, which used to be a qualifier for the Melbourne Cup before internationals became involved, was first run at the site in July 1914 but from 2019 will...

RV Meeting In Coonalpyn Today

With two chapters already booked in, those behind the Coonalpyn RV Fest are hoping to make the event bigger and better. A community planning meeting will be held at the Coonalpyn Community Hub today at 11am with opportunities for individuals, businesses, and local sporting and community groups to get involved. 'Silo Sights'...

Hills Real Estate Identity Passes Away

The CEO of Adelaide Hills based real estate company First National Nitschke has passed away. David Nitschke died suddenly on Sunday after being diagnosed with terminal cancer, his son Michael saying the loss has been extremely hard on the family, taking the time to honour his father’s lifetime commitment to helping...

Man Avoids Jail For Two Town Chase

Despite being on a good behaviour bond at the time of his arrest for leading police on a high speed chase in Murray Bridge last year, a 29 year old man has escaped jail time. The man was charged with driving dangerously in August 2017 after he sped away from police...

Drought Mentors Now Available In The Murraylands

Family and Business Support mentors have now been appointed for drought affected areas of the Murraylands. Local farmers are now being encouraged to reach out to speak with mentors who will provide confidential, independent and understanding advice, talking through problems those suffering through drought conditions are facing. Minister for Primary Industries and...

Sharkie Backs Bill To Bring Nauru Children To Australia

Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie is backing a bill to temporarily bring any of the 77 children still on Nauru to Australia if they require urgent medical care. The bill, which will be introduced by Independent MP Andrew Wilkie at next week’s sitting, has been seconded by Ms Sharkie, Mr Wilkie...