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Three Drink Drivers, Same Day, Same Blood Alcohol Limit

Hills Fleurieu police have picked up three drink drivers on one day, all with the same blood alcohol content. On Saturday just after midnight a 19 year old Mt Barker woman was pulled over on Hutchinson St, returning a breath test of 0.167. Just after 1pmthat same day a man was pulled...

Inquiry Will Look Into Fire Dangers During Harvest

Five MP’s, three Liberal and two Labor, will form a parliamentary inquiry into fire prevention during harvest. Representatives from SA Grain Producers have welcomed the move but are concerned it will create more issues for farmers trying to do the best they can to get their crop harvested in time. Member for...

Langhorne Creek Again Scene For Record Breaking Skydive

Adelaide grandma Irene O'Shea is again the world’s oldest skydiver after taking back the crown at Langhorne Creek on Sunday. The 102 year old had lost the title last year to an American but confidently stepped back into the role on Sunday with a jump that made her the oldest skydiver...

Sensory Santa Headed To Murray Bridge This Weekend

If you know a kid who would love to see Santa but needs to do so in a more peaceful environment, then book a spot for Sensory Santa at the Murray Bridge Marketplace this weekend. The big guy will be seeing special needs kids between 9am and 10:50am on Sunday but...

Teresa Palmer Back In The Hills For Christmas

  Aussie actress Teresa Palmer has headed home to her Adelaide Hills property for Christmas. Palmer, her husband and two kids headed to the Magic Cave in David Jones this week, telling the Advertiser that spending the holidays outdoors in nature at their Scott Creek property is everything she loves about Christmas. Palmer...

Motorcyclists Nearly 80km An Hour Over Speed limit In The Adelaide Hills

Police have nabbed a pair of motorcyclists who were snapped going nearly 80km over the speed limit in the Adelaide Hills yesterday. The speeding duo were caught by a static speed camera on Cudlee Creek Rd just after 8:30am Sunday, the camera operator calling police to say they had obscured their...

Pasin Push For Murray Darling Basin Plan And Inter Connector For The Coorong

Member for Barker Tony Pasin has met with both the Federal and Local Water Ministers, again pushing for the Murray Darling Basin Plan to be delivered in full and on time. Mr Pasin met with SA Water Minister David Spiers and his Federal counterpart David Littleproud in the Coorong on Friday,...

Increase In People Enjoying The Horse Drawn Tram

Electronic ticketing has been credited for an increase in Horse Drawn Tram trips. Patronage of the iconic Victor Harbor attraction is up 35%, the new ticketing system and extra services being put on on busy days believed to be behind the uptake. The new Horse Tram Authority Board of Management met for...

Sharkie's Aged Care Bill Gets Parliamentary Approval

Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has been advised that a parliamentary committee has recommended the adoption of her Private Members Bill requiring the publication of staff to patient ratio’s in aged care facilities. Ms Sharkie is now calling on the Government to accept the recommendations of the committee and bring the...

Santa Cops $300 Fine After Morgan Pageant

A warning for anyone who is returning to home base after their local Christmas parades after police fined Santa in the Morgan parade on the weekend. Santa had finished handing out lollies to the children in the crowd when the ute with Santa in the back used the town’s back streets...