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Stumped: Riverton trees gone in trial cull

CHANGE:  The new entry to Riverton following the removal of several trees as part of an SA Power Networks trial.

THE removal and replacement of a group of 14 trees (eight Ash trees and six pine trees) at the entrance to Riverton is the first of several trials aimed at looking at options for improving management of trees around power lines in South Australia. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Pinery’s ponding problem

PINERY resident, Christine Rohde, shows the depth of water on a road in town.

LAST week’s delightful regional rainfall would have been greeted by most, except some Pinery residents, who again found their streets and properties inundated with water. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Vandals smash windows at Sports Club

n BALAKLAVA Sports Club officials, Andrew Lane (left) and Fran Henderson, inspect the damage.
INSET: Extensive damage to windows.

Les Pearson reports BALAKLAVA Sports Club officials were left shattered by “mindless vandals” who smashed several windows on the southern side of the building on Sunday afternoon, causing about $2500 damage. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Wills and Kate, meet Rebecca

PROUDLY showing her invitation, Rebecca gets to know Wills and Kate, the Duke and Duchess of Cambrdige.

Louise Michael reports Balaklava’s Rebecca Goldney has a very important date on Wednesday, April 23 – one she wouldn’t give up for anyone. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Roseworthy row

State Government sticks to its guns on town expansion Terry Williams reports THE expansion of Roseworthy is developing into a war of words between supporters of a major 26,000 home development and the State Government, which has decreed 2000 homes is enough. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

END IN SIGHT: preliminary opening date set for Wakefield Pipeline

Les Pearson reports THE Wakefield Pipeline will be officially opened next month, signalling the start of a significant potential increase in industrial and residential growth in the district. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Sealed section

Long Plains residents (from left) Tracy Starr, Tahneil McArdle, Mary Hosking, Brooke McArdle, Abbie McArdle, Sharon McArdle, Lee Hosking and Leigh McArdle, are hopeful some roads leading into the town will be sealed on the back of community consultation by District Council of Mallala. – PICTURE: Lisa Redpath

The Long Plains community is hoping unsealed roads could become a thing of the past with the District Council of Mallala consulting residents in the area on the issue in recent weeks. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Don’s life ingrained in grain

UP CLOSE with Les Pearson THE long golden fields of the Adelaide Plains hold a special place in the heart of Balaklava man, Don Hawke, with the annual grain crops stirring memories of many harvests during his lifetime working in the industry. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Youth languishing on lengthy learner licence requirements

Louise Michael reports YOUNG South Australians are being forced to stay on their L plates longer as they struggle to complete their practise driving hours, according to the RAA. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Totally Locally hits Two Wells

Bec O’Brien reports Two Wells could be one of the first communities in South Australia to join the world-wide Totally Locally campaign, following a presentation on Tuesday March 11, from its creator, Englishman, Chris Sands. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

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