'Country Club' plan gets cautious public OK

The ambitious plan to develop Balaklava golf club into a housing and “wellness centre” based around a country club concept, has drawn cautious approval in a street poll conducted in Balaklava by The Plains Producer. Balaklava’s Hazel Smith believes the proposed golf club development would be a good thing for her town, “as long as […]

Regional report pinpoints 'most wanted'

ISSUES facing the  Clare and Gilbert Valleys, Mallala District and Wakefield Regional Councils have been highlighted in a  warts and all report presented to the Federal government. The report, prepared by the Sturt Area Consultative Committee focuses on  the priorities of the region and infrastructure required by local communities infrastructure to encourage economic development. It […]

Regional report pinpoints ‘most wanted’

ISSUES facing the  Clare and Gilbert Valleys, Mallala District and Wakefield Regional Councils have been highlighted in a  warts and all report presented to the Federal government. The report, prepared by the Sturt Area Consultative Committee focuses on  the priorities of the region and infrastructure required by local communities infrastructure to encourage economic development. It […]

Movie fans keep rolling up to Blyth

Blyth •  Blyth Cinema goes from strength to strength, with its 20,000th customer due to visit some time in the next six weeks. To celebrate, every customer until January 31 has a chance to win two fantastic prizes – one for the 20,000th customer and the other will be drawn from  those who have attended […]

SA Great Regional Awards

THE WINNERS ETSA Utilities Arts Award: John Webb and Associates Yorke Peninsula Art Exhibition. Australia Post Large Business Award: Kilikanoon Wines. Westpac Community Group Award: Yorke Peninsula Field Days Inc; Commendation:Balaklava Eisteddfod Society. Westpac Community Individual Award: Michael McAvaney; Commendation: Len Munchenberg. Department of Trade and Economic Development Innovation Award: Gladstone Concepts. Australia Post Small […]

Pressure mounts in tight games

Although not ideal, the weather was much better than last week – but Dribbler still complained. I really think it the weather gets much worse when Dribbler loses. Fortunately, not everyone is so focussed on winning as Dribbler. I hear Jordan Wilson left his game to work in the canteen as not enough people from […]