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Gel Blaster Protest After Wilmington Business Closes Down

A COVID Safe protest against the new Gel Blaster Laws will take place in Port Augusta this weekend at Gladstone Square, after one man’s business was forced to close down in Wilmington. Wayne Poynter was forced to close his ‘WarZone Skirmish’ business following SAPOL’s laws regarding the possible prosecution of anyone...

Online Auction to Support YP Disability Group

An online auction of a cricket bat co-signed by the Commissioner of Police and Captain of the West End Redbacks cricket team, Travis Head has launched today, in support of disability support service provider, Yorke Peninsula Leisure Options (YPLO). SA Police General Duties Member Senior Constable Adam Meyer from the Yorketown...

Pirie Man Five Times Over the Limit

A man has been reported for drink driving after being stopped at Port Pirie. Police stopped a Ford sedan on Mary Ellie Street and submitted the driver to a random roadside breath test. The driver, a 20-year-old man from Port Pirie, allegedly produced a blood alcohol reading of 0.247, which is almost...

Clare’s Main Street Welcomes More Upgrades

The Clare Valley’s main street has seen many updates over the last 18 months, but more upgrades are on their way. With the installation of innovative bike racks, a mural, bench seating, tree grates, new street bins and the Town Hall veranda to name a few, three more projects will be...

Port Wakefield Overpass & Highway Duplication Project Night Works

This week night works have commenced on the Port Wakefield Overpass and Duplication Project. From 7pm till 7am traffic barries are set to be installed in various locations along the Princes Highway between the Wakefield River and south of the town centre, and on Balaklava Road  between Princes Highway and the...

Regional Tourism Booms in SA

South Australia’s Regional Tourism industry saw incredible numbers recorded across the School Holiday period, but that number is expected to increase again according to Executive Director of Marketing with SA Tourism, Brent Hill. Mr Hill has said he is ‘cautiously optimistic’ about where tourism in South Australia is headed, with the...

Water Main Upgrades in Kadina

This week SA Water and Fleurieu Civil will begin installing 2,000 metres of new water main pipes in Kadina. The works are part of SA Water's annual water main renewal program and will be installed along Bute Road in Kadina between Bowey Way and Manuel Road. Standard construction hours will be from...

Whyalla’s Annual Community Survey

Whyalla City Council are seeking feedback with their Annual Community Survey. Community members and organisations are encouraged to share any feedback on the city’s economy, image and leadership, as well as targeted issues such as environmental protection, opportunities in education and local infrastructure projects. It is anticipated that the results will provide...

Booborowie Bridge Takes Shape

Goyder Regional Council have announced that the Booborowie Bridge has been upgraded. The upgrades were completed just north of the Booborowie township and will allow access for a double heavy vehicle along the entire Booborowie Road corridor. This project was initiated earlier this year and funded under the Roads to Recovery Program...

Port Augusta’s Renewable Energy Projects Worth $670M

Premier Stephen Marshall has turned the sod in Port Augusta, welcoming the beginning of construction of the two renewable energy projects worth a combined $670 million. $500 million has been invested by both DP Energy and Iberdrola into a hybrid wind and solar plant at Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park, whilst...

Port Augusta SES Volunteer Information Night

Port Augusta’s SES Volunteer Information Night is on tonight. The aim of this session is to provide locals with information on what is involved in volunteering for the SES and the various operational and non-operational roles available. Flinders Gulf District Officer Michael Baker, is encouraging people of all ages from the community...