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Asbestos Scare At Goolwa South Fire

  A house fire in Goolwa South yesterday sparked an asbestos scare. The home on Shepherd Ave caught light around 10:30am, crews able to stop the blaze from spreading to neighbouring properties but SA Police advising residents that the structure may contain asbestos and to remain indoors until the smoke had passed. #Fire...

Bridge Street To Get A Refresh

The Main Street of Murray Bridge will not undergo a major overhaul, council instead deciding to spend $150,000 on a refresh instead. There were several plans up for consideration for the precinct to attempt to draw shoppers back to the area including the lower spend update, a multi million dollar overhaul...

Adelaide Hills Now 'Regional' Enough

After several Adelaide Hills projects were rejected in round one of the Federal Government’s Building Better Regions Fund for not being regional enough, the rules have been updated to make the area eligible. After lobbying by Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie, the areas deemed regional have been updated to include parts...

Trailer Stolen From Tailem Bend

Murray Mallee police are asking for us to keep an eye out for a trailer stolen from Tailem Bend earlier this week. The blue 8x5 tandem trailer registration number S236TCX was loaded with hand and power tools and generators when it was taken from the workshop of the Kepa Rd business...

Report A Tagged Pipi This Season

A group of ecologists are hoping you can help them keep track of cockles on the south coast this season. Aquasave have tagged a number of the shellfish from the Murray Mouth to Middleton, keeping a track of size and movement, with the researchers asking anyone who digs one up to...

Blaze Contained On The Fleurieu Peninsula

CFS crews have now contained a bushfire that was burning out of control on the Fleurieu Peninsula last night. Crews were called to the blaze on Hindmarsh Tiers Rd near Lawless lane at Myponga around 3pm yesterday, managing to keep the flames within containment lines by 7:30 last night. There was no...

Schoolies Asked To Have Each Other's Back This Weekend

A car, truck accident on the Victor Harbor Rd at McLaren Vale this morning (Thurs Nov 23) is a timely reminder for school leavers to be careful when headed to the south coast for the Schoolies Festival this weekend. The Festival, which kicks off officially on Friday, is expected to welcome...

Fight To Save Mayo Ramps Up

Over 150 people have now made submissions to the Australian Electoral Commission urging the body to retain the federal seat of Mayo. The seat is under a cloud after recent census results showed a decrease in the South Australian population, meaning the state would lose one seat in Canberra. The boundaries will...

New Face At Alexandrina Council

30 year Strathalbyn resident Michael Farrier is the newly elected member to the Alexandrina Council. The former BP executive was the clear favourite after voting earlier this month, winning 411 of the 915 votes. Mr Farrier has thanked his wife for her support and says he’s keen to learn everything he can...

Penny Farthings To Take To The Bend Track

You might be forgiven for thinking you’ve stepped back in time when the Revolve24 event is held at the Bend Motorport Park in January. Before the endurance cycling race kicks off, the park will host the first ever SA Penny Farthing Championship with 20 of the vintage style bikes hitting the...