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Charlesworth Nuts Dried Apricot Recall After Metal Fragments Found

If you’ve popped into the new Charlesworth Nuts in Mt Barker Central and purchased anything with dried apricot, you’re being asked to return it after two complaints of metal fragments being found in the product. SA Health’s Director Food and Controlled Drugs, Dr Fay Jenkins, says ingesting the fragments could cause...

Sharkie Welcomes Live Export Moratorium

  Member for Mayo Rebekha Sharkie has welcomed a decision by the Australian Livestock Exporters Council to place a moratorium on live sheep exports to the Middle East during their Summer. The three month moratorium will come into effect in June 2019 meaning no live sheep will be shipped during the period...

Second Fire In Days Near Milang Under Control

CFS crews quickly brought a fire under control that burned near the town of Milang yesterday. The blaze was sending smoke across Tee Rd and the Milang Gun Club with the CFS advising residents to remain inside and close doors and windows. It was quickly contained with residents advised to take care...

Another Servo For Adelaide Rd Murray BridgeImag

Another servo is set to open on Adelaide Rd in Murray Bridge, the first one that drivers will see as they head into the town from Adelaide. The X Convenience service station, owned by South Australian company Andrash Commercial, will be 24 hour with a carwash, 8 fuel pumps, carparking and...

Another Servo For Adelaide Rd Murray Bridge

Another servo is set to open on Adelaide Rd in Murray Bridge, the first one that drivers will see as they head into the town from Adelaide. The X Convenience service station, owned by South Australian company Andrash Commercial, will be 24 hour with a carwash, 8 fuel pumps, carparking and...

New South Coast Electoral Office For Mayo

From next week you will be able to drop in on the Member for Mayo in Victor Harbor, with a second electoral office to be opened on Hindmarsh Rd at McCracken. The satellite office will be open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9am to 5pm. Ms Sharkie says the Electoral Commission didn’t deem...

Fencing And Stormwater Dispute Contributed To Adelaide Hills Murder

A bitter dispute over fencing and stormwater is believed to have led to the stabbing murder of 51 Kevin Skeyhill in the Adelaide Hills last year. Skeyhill had just returned home to Tungkillo with a friend in September 2017 when he was confronted by his neighbour Darren Lorke who stabbed him...

Sharkie Introduces Bill To Protect The Bight

Rebekha Sharkie has introduced a new Private Members Bill to better protect the Great Australian Bight. The Member for Mayo says the leaked report from oil company Equinor that showed the devastation of an oil spill in the region was the catalyst for the bill, which, while it won’t ban drilling...

Man Charged After Drunk Paddock Run

A Nairne local has been charged with driving without due care after allegedly drink driving through a paddock on Saturday. A patrol was called to Shetland Court around 9:30pm Saturday night after reports a car had crashed through a fence driving over North Rd into the paddock, the driver leaving the...