Local News

Parrakie Fire Threat Reduced

A grass fire that got out of control at the Ngarkat Conservation Park in yesterday’s hot and windy conditions, is still going this morning near Parrakie, the CFS saying the threat from the flames has now reduced. The fire broke out just before 4:30pm Monday (April 23) around the West Boundary...

Community Garden In Mt Barker Targeted By Thieves

Devastation for those involved in Mt Barker’s Duck Flat Community Garden, arriving yesterday to find thieves had broken in over the weekend. Seedlings, gardening tools, fertilizer and potted plants were taken from the tunnel in the garden, the Mt Barker Community Centre posting on their facebook page that this is a...

APC Given Three Months To Hand Over Plans

Australian Portable Camps have been given three months to provide a comprehensive stormwater and landscaping plan at their Monarto South site as Council continues to pursue the company for completing major works without correct permissions. Residents who live alongside the factory site say the creation of stormwater dams has caused their...

Tony Pasin To Host Community Meeting In Mannum

Those who live in the electorate of Barker will be able to give feedback to their representative in Canberra face to face, Tony Pasin holding a community meeting in Mannum next week. Mr Pasin says he is more effective in parliament if he knows what’s happening in the community so is...

Herfoss Wins At The Bend

Troy Herfoss scored the win in round 3 of the Australian Superbike Championships held at The Bend Motorsport Park on the weekend. It was back to back wins for the Team Honda Racing team, increasing Herfoss's points lead to 23 in the championship. Local legend Daniel Falzon also grabbed a podium spot...

Sunday A Shocker On Hills Fleurieu Roads

A terrible day on Hills Fleurieu roads on Sunday with one person dying and four others injured in three separate crashes. Just after midday emergency crews were called to Hartley after reports a car had gone into a tree on Chaunceys Line Rd. Police found a 52 year old local woman, the...

South Coast Walking Trail A Danger

More than 130 south coast residents have signed a petition to lobby the Victor Harbor Council to make changes to the Franklin Parade walking and cycling track saying in its current condition, it's dangerous. The pathway links Victor, Goolwa, Pt Elliot and Middleton with those who use it saying the section...

Coonalpyn Project Wins Again

The Creating Coonalpyn Project has been handed another award, the Coorong District Council winning at the Local Government Professionals Leadership Excellence Awards. The project took out the Community Partnership and Collaboration Award for its combined creative work with several groups to drive tourism and art in the region. They also took out...

Wear Yellow And Walk For The Heysen Trail

The Walk for the Heysen Bushwalk and BBQ kicks off this Sunday from Bridgewater Oval. The event, which raises funds to support the environment and physical integrity of the Heysen Trail, will see participants walk between 5 and 17km dressed in this year’s theme of yellow. All walks depart from and arrive...

Local Football Results 21 April 2018

In the Hills competition Onka Valley have secured a win over Mt Lofty in the Hills Football League taking the game 90 to 67. Echunga beat Blackwood 71-52, Hahndorf were too strong from Lobethal downing the Tigers 110 – 51 and Uraidla went down to Mt Barker 66 to 94. In...