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Tickets Now Available For The 2021 Yorke and Mid North Economic Summit

Tickets are now available for the 2021 Yorke and Mid North Economic Summit. This year’s summit, titled ‘Ground Truthing Our Future’ will surround the region’s upgrades and opportunities in a post pandemic world including the new Southern Flinders National Park. The Economic Summit will be headlined by speaker Bernard Salt, who will...

Uniting Country SA Announces New CEO Appointment

Uniting Country SA has found their new Chief Executive after Anthea Pavy, who held the role for 17 years, retired recently. Earlier this week the organisation, that operates across the regional centres in South Australia, announced Dr Harry Randhawa as Ms Pavy's replacement. Dr Randhawa completed his medical studies in Adelaide before...

Port Pirie Moving To A Council Compost Service

A feasibility study is underway in Port Pirie to decide whether a compost by council service might be implemented in the town. Port Pirie Council's Acting Director of Development and Regulation, Chris Davey, explained that the expansion would allow residents to dispose of their food and garden waste (FOGO) in the...

Balaklava Eisteddfod Cancelled For The Second Year In A Row

Another beloved annual event has unfortunately fallen victim to the Covid-19 battle, with the Balaklava Eisteddfod having to cancel for the second year in a row. The committee had to make the tough decision before hundreds of students and staff flooded into the town today and tomorrow. Unfortunately, logistically it will not...

Yorke Peninsula Domestic Assault Victim Dies In Hospital

The 37-year-old alleged domestic assault victim has passed away in the Royal Adelaide Hospital following a serious incident on the Yorke Peninsula earlier this week. Police were called to the incident on Monday afternoon when a woman was transported by paramedics to the Wallaroo Hospital before being transferred to the Royal...

Two Lives Lost On Our Roads Overnight

Two people have died and a third is in a critical condition after their car left the road and crashed into a tree at Baroota yesterday afternoon. Police and emergency services were called to the Augusta Highway about two kilometres south of Mudge Road, at 3.40pm (Wednesday, July 28). A 40-year-old man...

Mid North Community Passenger Network Now Equipped With Defibrillators

The Mid North Community Passenger Network has become the first of 16 passenger networks in South Australia to have the entire fleet equipped with defibrillators. The extra element has been included to make client’s trips even safer, while giving the drivers peace of mind during the long and remote trips. The service...

Yorketown Progress Association Recycling Milestone

  The Yorketown Progress Association Sort and Save Shed, has recently reported 1632 tonnes of recyclable waste has been prevented from entering landfill in its almost 20 years of operation. The project began back in January 2002 as a way to raise money to support the region, with donations going towards garden...

Whyalla YMCA Program Lands On HESTA Excellence Awards List

Whyalla’s YMCA Leap Online program has been named among Australia’s top 26 organisations in disability, allied health, community and aged care for the national HESTA Excellence Awards. The Awards, which are in their second year, highlight the extraordinary work being done across the various allied health sectors to enhance the health...

Further Restriction Updates As We Exit Lockdown

As the state steps out of lockdown today there are several new restrictions which will be enforced for at least the next seven days. Sport training will be able to resume across the region today however competitions have not been given the green light to recommence this weekend, meaning another missed...

Balaklava High School Students On The List Of Finalists For Youth Film Festival

A short film created by and starring Balaklava High School students has been named as a finalist at the inaugural Adelaide Film Festival Youth competition this month. Silicone School was directed by Charlie Evans, co-written by Charlie with Lachlan Gaze, produced by drama teacher Suriya Umapathysivam, shot by cinematographer Madeleine Karklins...