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Local Footy Results

It was a big weekend in local footy around the region. In the SGL, PropRisdon hosted South Augusta on Saturday and won handily against the reigning premiers 133 to 54, while Port and Central had a nail bitter, with a final score of 41 to 44 in Centrals’ favour. A bit tighter...

Regional SA Road Works Begin

Works have started for several of the road safety upgrades confirmed for the Upper Spencer Gulf region. A total of 15 projects have been given the green light and are officially getting underway as part of the state and federal government Covid stimulus and road safety packages. The Stuart Highway is receiving...

Gayle Woodford Memorial Scholarship

Five years since the tragic death of Stansbury nurse Gayle Woodford who was murdered in remote SA, applications are now open for the sixth annual Gayle Woodford Memorial Scholarship. The scholarship covers all course fees for a Graduate Certificate in Remote Health Practice through Flinders University. Since her passing, a second scholarship...

New Memorial Bollards in Port Pirie's Memorial Park

Port Pirie Regional Council and the Port Pirie RSL Sub Branch have installed four brand new memorial bollards in Memorial Park. The bollards are located at the Royal Australian Air Force Memorial, Royal Australian Navy Memorial, Foresters Lodge Memorial and Women’s Soldiers Memorial. The 3 thousand dollars required for the RSL to...

Whyalla Secondary School Progress And Year 7's Heading To High School

The new 100-million-dollar contemporary Whyalla Secondary School is starting to take shape. The new school is located on Nicolson Avenue in Whyalla Norrie in between the UniSA and TAFE campuses, and will replace Whyalla’s 3 existing high schools - Edward John Eyre High, Whyalla High and Stuart High. The school will accommodate...

Burra Country Music Festival Postponed

The Burra Country Music Events committee have announced that due to the uncertainty surrounding Covid restrictions they have decided to postpone the Burra Country Music Festival this year. The demand of extra volunteers and additional costs to keep every safe has pushed the event organisers to make the call. With extra time...