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Volunteers Wanted for Port Pirie Masters Games

With just over a month until the ‘Come See Change’ Masters Games in Port Pirie, the Council are inviting all residents to be a part of the big event, by becoming a volunteer. With hundreds of competitors expected for the Games, happening between April 5 and 14, Port Pirie Council is...

Free Dump Day In Whyalla This Weekend

Whyalla City Council is stepping in to help with Clean up Australia Day this weekend, by offering residents two free dump days. Residents will be able to dump household rubbish for free at the Mount Laura Waste and Resource Recovery Centre this Saturday, with a second free dump day scheduled for...

Details About Upcoming JLT Series Match In Port Pirie

The excitement continues to build toward the AFL JLT Series match between the Crows & Power being held in Port Pirie this Saturday. A crowd of thousands is expected at Memorial Oval, with the official opening of the new facility taking place at 11.30am, and the match scheduled for a 3.40pm start. Port Pirie...

Defibrillator Roll Out Around The Region

The Australian Hotels Association of South Australia has teamed up with Clubs SA and St John Ambulance to roll out over 300 defibrillators in pubs and clubs across the state, including several in the Clare Valley and Mid North. Clubs SA CEO, Mike Penfold said quick and easy access to defibrillators...

Next Step For Lincoln Gap Wind Farm

The Lincoln Gap has passed a major milestone on it’s journey to becoming fully operational. Safely powering up over eight kilometres of overhead powerlines and the energisation of the power plants main substation. This step will now allow the facility to begin commissioning the power from the installed power turbines. The facility based...

Up To $500,000 Available In Heritage Grants Program

Owners of State Heritage properties have just over two weeks to access a half million dollars in grants aimed at site preservation and restoration. The SA Heritage Grants Program has been designed to rejuvenate the state’s built heritage, with a likely preference toward projects that benefit the wider community, restore places...

Mobile Blood Donor Centre Rolling Into Clare

The Australian Red Cross Mobile Donor Centre will set up in Clare during March. Blood Service Media and Communications Manager, Jessica Willet is calling on those who have never donated to give blood when the Blood Donor Centre visits. One in three Australians will need blood in their lifetime, but only one in...

Public Consultation For Bennett Oval Redevelopment

The redevelopment of Bennett Oval is onto the planning stage, with Whyalla City Council looking for input from the community. Stage One of the plans to transform the oval into a multi-purpose sporting precinct includes upgrading the grandstand, facilities and playing surface. Council CEO Chris Cowley says “ city.” Council hopes to have...

Works Commence On Port Davis Jetty

Port Davis Jetty in undergoing a facelift. Piles and decking at the end of the Jetty, as well as new stairs and hand railing will form the refurbishment, with Port Pirie Council saying the works will create a safer, more sustainable area for fishing. Works were scheduled to commence yesterday, but have...

Basketball Success In Kadina

Kadina was host to hundreds of young basketballers over the weekend for the first ever Yorkers Basketball Carnival, the first of its kind in the region. An estimated 600 players from Seventy teams across South Australia joined in the carnival, from Under-12s, to -18s in both boys and girls categories. Local team...

Study To Include Prisoners In Port Augusta

Researchers have been given ethical approval to conduct research on prisoners in five Australian prisons, including Port Augusta. The study will consist of inmates receiving either Omega-3 or a placebo. The research team based out of the University of Wollongong have completed a pilot study and received positive results. It is believed that the...