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MAN ARRESTED IN PORT PIRIE

A man has been arrested after he was found in possession of a large number of keys at Port Pirie. About 12.20am yesterday (April 8), Port Pirie patrols stopped a man and woman coming out of Memorial Park. Police had cause to search the pair and located a number of car...

FOOTBALL IS BACK ON THE YORKE PENINSULA THIS WEEKEND

Local Football is back this weekend! The Yorke Peninsula Football League launch season 2021 with 4 A Grade matches tomorrow. It'll be a welcome return after last season was thrown into chaos due to COVID-19. Bute will take on Wallaroo at Bute, while Ardrossan travel to Kadina Oval to face Kadina....

Horse Racing Returns to Port Augusta in 2021

  Horseracing returns to Port Augusta this weekend, for the first time in 2021. Another sport that was impacted by COVID-19 last year, the Port Augusta Racing Club is looking forward to welcoming spectators on Sunday. The 'Let The Races Begin' meet gets underway early afternoon, with a 7 race card, 2...

SCHOOLS IN PORT PIRIE HAVE A VISIT FROM KESAB TODAY

Students at Port Pirie West Primary School, Airdale Primary School and Napperby Primary School will be getting a visit from KESAB today for some education sessions, centred around keeping South Australia Beautiful. The visit will assist students to get a better understanding about the importance of recycling, and what materials go...

WARNING FROM PIRSA ON RUSSIAN WHEAT APHID

Primary Industries and Regions SA (PIRSA) have released an update on reports of the Russian Wheat Aphid repeatedly being found in the Mid North, upper Yorke Peninsula and the Riverland, both in seed-treated and non-seed-treated cereals. The Russian Wheat Aphid is among the most economically important and invasive pests of wheat,...

WHYALLA STEELWORKS HAVE THE GOVERNMENTS ATTENTION

GFG Alliance, owners of the Whyalla Steelworks have had an action filed against them in the NSW Supreme Court, by Citibank, who filed the action on behalf of Credit Suisse. The action has caused concern over the future of the Whyalla Steelworks, however Federal Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey says it...

COPPER COAST COUNCIL SECURES $2.6m IN FUNDING

The Copper Coast Council has secured over $2.6 million in funding as part of the State Government’s Local Government Infrastructure Partnership Program to upgrade Bay Road along the coast. The successful application was part of Copper Coast Council’s commitment to improve rural roads for residents and tourists. The 2.2km upgrade is...

POWER INTERRUPTIONS IN PORT AUGUSTA TODAY

An interruption to power for some Port Augusta locals is expected today, with SA Power Networks advising of works being undertaken for maintenance, and also upgrades to the local network. It's anticipated the works will impact power to 37 customers across Port Augusta, with the interruptions possibly commencing from 8am, however...

NEW TOURETTE SYNDROME SUPPORT GROUP LAUNCHES IN WHYALLA

Whyalla is home to a new, local Tourette Syndrome Support Group, with the first meeting being held tonight. Individuals with Tourette Syndrome, and their family or carers are welcome. One of the organisers of the Group said, "Having Tourettes can feel quite lonely and baffling, at least until the person with...

MAN CHARGED OVER HOUSE FIRE IN WHYALLA

A man has been charged following a house fire at Whyalla Stuart. Just before 3pm on Monday 5 April, police were called to a domestic disturbance at a home on Taylor Street. A short time later, police received calls of a fire at the same home with one occupant refusing to come...

DIABETES SA VISIT PORT AUGUSTA TO RAISE AWARENESS

Diabetes SA are touring regional SA to raise awareness of the chronic illness, with Port Augusta their next stop. Free screenings will be conducted from 9.30am at the Central Oval Sports Centre, with organisers hoping to raise awareness of the signs and symptoms of type 2 diabetes. One in six adults are...