Local News

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...

Total Fire Bans Declared For Second Day Straight

SA faces another day of severe bushfire risk, with total fire bans declared for 8 districts across the state today. The Mt Lofty Ranges Murraylands and Upper South East are all facing hot to very hot and dry conditions today with northerly winds of up to 45km an hour. There is a...

Public Discussion A Part Of New Coorong Council Meetings

The new look Coorong District Council will also have a new look council meeting staring this month. For the first time, members of the public will be able to address the council with questions during a 30 minute period, a feature that will become a permanent part of council meetings that...

Goolwa Beach Carpark Restrictions For SLSC Upgrade

Visitors to the beach at Goolwa may face some traffic restrictions in the carpark due to more work being done at the new Surf Lifesaving club. The new building is well on its way to completion but this week work began on installing a wastewater holding tank, a pump station chamber...

Get Ready To Splash Into The New Year In Murray Bridge

Sturt Reserve in Murray Bridge will be home to family fun and adventure next month, with the launch of the council’s SPLASH festival. A giant inflatable water playground, a carnival, silent disco and rock climbing wall will feature along with an outdoor cinema which will be screening the Lion King on...

Beston Up For Pretigious Cheese Award

Beston Foods’ Edwards Crossing Vintage Cheddar has been named as a finalist in the 2019 Australian Grand Dairy Awards. Praised for its full and strong flavour and a 36-month maturation period, Beston’s Edwards Crossing Vintage Cheddar won a gold medal at the South Australian state awards earlier in the year, to qualify...