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Three Youths to Face Court Over Strath & Milang Robberies

A child and two teenagers from Strathalbyn are due to face court over a string of break ins in the Hills Fleurieu region. After several reports of burglaries in Milang and Strathalbyn on Friday 16 August, police allege they caught two youths in the midst of another break-in who then fled...

Former Paraplegic's Walk to Melbourne - Stops in Hills & Murraylands

Former paraplegic Terry Mitropoulos (pictured on right) is walking from Callington to Murray Bridge today as part of his 700km interstate "Walk and Shine" journey. The man, who defied the odds and now walks unaided after having 13 surgeries, is raising awareness for mental health and funds for The Black Dog Institute and...

Cadell Ferry Closed Wednesday 10am-2pm

The Cadell Ferry will be closed for four hours tomorrow, Wednesday 21 August. Weather permitting, the disruption will be due to routine maintenance. Alternative crossings:Upstream: Waikerie Ferry Downstream: Morgan Ferry Image: SA Planning, Transport and Infrastructure, Facebook

Motorbike Rider Dies in South-East Sand Dunes

Police are preparing a report for the coroner after a young motorbike rider died in a sand dunes accident in the South East. The 25-year-old Victorian man was riding off road with friends just north of Beachport on Sunday 18 August before he fell off his bike in the dunes and...

CFS Battle Woodside Shed and Car Blaze

Investigators are determining the cause of a blaze that has caused $140,000 in estimated damages this morning.  Just after 5.30am CFS were alerted to a fire at William Street in Woodside where two sheds were well alight and the fire had spread to a nearby house. Twelve firefighters worked quickly to protect...

The 3 South Australians Awarded Bravery Decorations

Three South Australians will be awarded Bravery Decorations today. Mount Compass father Christopher Williams and son Mitchell Williams have been commended by the Governor-General for rescuing a family member from a shark attack at Lady Bay in Normanville. While on a kayaking trip on 22 October 2017, Mr Williams’ 15 year old...

Storms and Hail in Hills & Freeway Car Chaos

A vigorous cold front hit SA hard yesterday, bringing thunderstorms, heavy rain and hail to the Adelaide Hills. Temperatures plummeted by at least 5 degrees celcius across SA within the space of an hour in the early afternoon and wind speeds reached 95km/ph in Mount Crawford. The conditions caused some traffic chaos....

Public Meeting for Hills Gold Mine Project Tonight

A public meeting is being held in the Adelaide Hills tonight (Monday 19 August) to discuss the Gold Mine project in Woodside. A mining lease application (MLA) is currently with State Government, who are undertaking a public consultation period in regards to Terramin's proposal to get the abandoned site back up...

Women in Business Regional Network Expands to Hills

The Women in Business Regional Network is expanding to the Adelaide Hills. The network, formed by Victor Harbor businesswoman Carolyn Jeffrey in 2017, already has regular functions in Victor Harbor, Strathalbyn, McLaren Vale, Murray Bridge, the Riverland, Yorke Peninsula and Port Pirie.  The launch function for the Adelaide Hills will be a...

Man to Face Court for Lyell McEwin Nurse Attack

The man accused of stabbing a nurse in the neck at the Lyell McEwin Hospital is due to face court today. The homeless 28-year-old was arrested in Murray Bridge on June 26, two days after the 37-year-old was attacked with a sharp object while she was on a  break outside the hospital. The man,...