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Australia Day in the Spencer Gulf

Locals will be celebrating across the Spencer Gulf this Australia Day! In Port Pirie locals can venture down to the Solomontown Foreshore for a watermelon eating competition, family fun activities and a jumping castle! There will also be a flag raising ceremony kicking off at 8am. In Port Augusta a free community...

Port Augusta’s Central Oval Turf Update

Port Augusta’s Central Oval is currently being upgraded due to grant funding of close to $500,000 provided through the Office for Recreation, Sport & Racing’s Grassroots Football, Netball and Cricket Fund. Irrigation and the growing medium have been put in place and finalised, with the installation of grass underway. 8,000 m2 out...

Yorke Peninsula Local Jordan Tilbrook Takes it to the Next Level

14-year-old Yorke Peninsula local Jordan Tilbrook has been selected to represent South Australia at the National Cricket Championships. Jordan is the only player from the Yorke Peninsula in the team of 14, heading to Ballarat to fight for the championship title next month.   Jordan splits his time between the Glenelg Cricket...

Port Pirie Road Assessment

Port Pirie Council have undertaken a major inspection of Council roads and road assets this week. Condition assessments of all road assets in the region are conducted every five years. The results are then used to inform Council’s 10 Year Capital Works Plan. The latest inspection will include Sealed roads, Footpaths, Kerbs,...

Peterborough Experiences a Blood Red Sky

Peterborough locals saw an apocalyptic storm pass through town, as gusts of wind averaging 60 to 70 kilometers swept through clouds of dust earlier this week. SAPOL advised drivers to take care on the roads along Barrier Hwy between Peterborough and Yunta due to the dust storm that reduced visibility to...

Second Person Charged Over Drug Raid at Port Pirie

A second man has been arrested and charged for drug offences following the search of a home in Port Pirie this month. Port Pirie Police searched a home in Gordon Street and allegedly located approximately 10 grams of methamphetamine, 4 grams of MDMA, a medieval style mace and over 100 items...

Funding Brings Forward Works in Wakefield

Kilometres of sealed and unsealed roads in Wakefield are set to benefit from another wave of Federal funding. $750,000 in funding will bring forward planned works for the region, which are set to be completed over the next two financial years. Wakefield Mayor Rodney Reid said, “The funding allocations will support Council’s...

Whyalla Traffic Redirected

The City of Whyalla will see traffic diverted due to SA Water’s installation of a ‘Fire Service Pipe’ into the redeveloped Bennett Oval. Yesterday crews began digging a trench across McDouall Stuart Avenue, where traffic was diverted from the northbound lanes onto one southbound lane. Traffic will again be re-directed today with...

Port Augusta's Infrastructure Update

Port Augusta Council are focussing on infrastructure maintenance and management of the city’s transport, stormwater and wastewater networks. Multiple infrastructure projects are occurring in the community, such as ‘Kerbing Upgrades and Replacements’ which are currently underway on Stokes Terrace from the Highway to Donaldson Terrace. Further  ‘Road Construction Upgrades' will be made...

Yorke Peninsula Council Kerbside

As part of the new Yorke Peninsula Council kerbside Waste Management contract with SUEZ Recycling & Recovery, the delivery of brand new yellow and red bins to eligible Yorke Peninsula Council residents has begun. This follows the delivery of new Garden Organics bins that were allocated to eligible properties within the council area...

Port Pirie’s Online Vouchers for Local Business

Business Port Pirie is offering online Gift Vouchers for local businesses. The Gift Vouchers are available in $20, $50 and $100 amounts and are an initiative of Business Port Pirie, encouraging people to shop local. The initiative will keep money local, whilst providing customers with a huge range of shopping opportunities. Over 60...