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Animal Activists Law Awareness

The federal government has introduced a Bill to clear up the confusion surrounding animal activists and their use of their phone and internet when planning illegal activity. The Bill doesn’t create new laws but instead sheds light on the existing ones when dealing with online posts that incites people to trespass,...

Kapunda Community Craft Shop Reopens

The Kapunda Community Craft Shop has reopened thanks to the Light Community Church and a group of volunteers. The store closed when its Hill Street shop lease expired back in June, but thanks to Pastor Paul Smith and his wife Pauline, the doors are now open at the church on Main...

STARCLUB Host Free Training

A free Club Development Training Workshop will be held tonight hosted by the Whyalla Starclub. It will be an interactive workshop called Planning for the Future which the council aims will help clubs with future development. Club administrators, committee members and volunteers are being urged to attend the workshop to learn about...

Rubbish Littered in Port Pirie

More than 40 bundles of advertising leaflets were dumped beside Aerodrome Road in Port Pirie last week. The adverts were for a number of big-name businesses and could have caused major problems if not found and disposed properly. The leaflets were found by the Airport Manager Steve Joyce who said the dates...

Man Caught Drink Driving Twice in a Month

A 48-year-old man has had his licence suspended for 12 months after he was caught drink driving twice in a month. Sunday (July 14) afternoon the man was stopped by police in Wallaroo who will allege his breath test returned 0.102, more than double the limit. The same man was stopped a month...

SA Country Championships

The SA Country Championships wrapped up yesterday with Central Zone winning the top honour in the men's division and Southern Districts winning the women's comp. In the mens, Central Zone were made up of players from North Eastern and Yorke Peninsula Leagues, and beat Northern Zone 85 - 25. While in the...

Local Mayors Meet with SA Premier

Mayors from around the Upper Spencer Gulf have met with a number of State Parliament politicians including SA Premier Steven Marshall. Port Pirie Mayor Leon Stephens, Whyalla Mayor Clare McLaughlin and Port Augusta Mayor Brett Benbow were all in attendance for the full day program at Parliament House. Chair of the Spencer...

Taking Consultation on Regional Development Strategy

Consultation is now open for the formation of a state-wide Regional Development Strategy, a State Government initiative. There will be stakeholder and community forums held around the region throughout this month, starting tonight in Kadina. 15 July – Copper Coast Sports and Leisure Centre, Kadina 18 July – Roxby Motor Inn, Roxby Downs 23...

Foster Carers Wanted

Centacare Catholic Family Services in Whyalla are calling on locals to put their hand up and become a foster carer. Whyalla seen 20 young people leave the steel city last year as a result of being unable to find a carer. Child Protection Minister Rachel Sanderson said keeping people in Whyalla is...

New Leaders Institute of South Australia

A new nine-day program has been developed by the Leaders Institute of South Australia, to support emerging leaders in the Upper Spencer Gulf. The Governor’s Leadership Foundation Program gets participants talking about how culture, economy, society, environment, business and the government are connected. The institute’s CEO Cathie Brown said the program is...

Rowe Partners Port Augusta Outstanding Business Awards

Nominations are now open for the Rowe Partners Port Augusta Outstanding Business Awards with the gala dinner in October. The awards recognise and reward businesses and services who show continued commitment to excellence and innovation. By receiving one of the awards, the business will have an improved reputation among both peers and...