North Eastern Mid Week Burra 55 (10), J Maidment 23, C Boston 32, def Balaklava 24 (0) K Harkness 13, R Hillman 11. Clare Red 39 (8) R Howes 25, R Brandt 14 def Spalding 35 (2) P Goodridge 11, K Jackson 24. Blyth 37 (8) L Mader 15, R Arbon 22 def Clare White […]

Mallala and Two Wells parades postponed

Both Mallala and Two Wells Christmas parades have been postponed due to the weather. The parades were to be held tonight (Friday, December 12), but will now take place next week. The annual Mallala Christmas Parade at the local oval will instead be held on Thursday, December 18. Sponsored by Mallala Livestock Markets, the parade […]

Golf club plan praised

As an expat to Balaklava I love the idea of a Country Club development at Balaklava golf course. I believe it would be a great place to visit for a holiday spa. Ahhh….bring it on! I congratulate the foresight of the golf club president and his committee for pursuing this idea. I can see it […]

Reisling win to Leasingham

Leasingham Bin 7 Riesling was awarded two trophies for Best Dry White Table Wine at the recent National Wine Show in Canberra. This result brings the Clare Valley winemaker’s total trophy haul to seven, won in capital city wine shows during 2008. Leasingham also received three gold medals for the 2008 and 2005 Classic Clare […]

CEO brings experience to Development Board

Kelly-Anne Saffin is the new chief executive officer for the Mid North Regional Development Board. Board chair, Kay Mathias, said Ms Saffin had considerable experience in regional development. “Ms Saffin has a background in the legal industry and regional development around the state,” Ms Mathias said.  “She comes from a position as regional manager for […]

Tough decisions for some farmers

Rural financial counsellors are preparing for a heavier workload as farmers finish harvest and start the 2009 bank review process. Kay Matthias, general manager of Rural Financial Counselling Services SA Inc (RFCSSA) said workloads across South Australia had not reduced due to the ongoing drought conditions in most areas. “Sadly, 10 farms across the state, […]