Sunday is party day at Lakeview Hotel

A Christmas Party is being planned by publican David Bevan at the Lakeview Hotel at Lochiel. A free barbecue, and band are on offer to Lochiel locals and neighbours alike. Santa and his helpers will have gifts for the children, while the rest of the family can relax and enjoy the entertainment. The party is […]

Salinity project will aid growers

Growers in the Northern Adelaide Plains will soon get a helping hand in combating salinity issues thanks to a new national Landcare project. Funded by PIRSA Horticulture, Landcare and the Adelaide Mount Lofty Ranges NRM Board, the three-year project aims to assist growers adopt soil and water management strategies specific for their area. Project co-ordinator, […]


NYP Juniors Moonta Red 6-43 def Lochiel 0-14. Scott Andrews def Mitchell Nicholls 6-3. Brad Russell def Clinton Baker 6-3. Dylan Linke Young def Daniel Wallis 6-2. Jake Andrews def Crystal Thomas 6-1. Lower North Long Plains 22-144 def Grace Plains 2-59. Rebecca Pym def Sonia Angus 6-4. Leah Tynan def Chrissie Lindner 6-2. Mary-Jane […]


Upper Wakefield Blyth 32, I Fisher 6, R Loader 6, C Bolvig 12, G Clark def Balaklava 25, L Sutton 7, C Reimers 7, N Williams 6, D Williams 5. Only one match was played this week due to Clare forfeiting to Snowtown. Clare was unable to field a team owing to sickness and other […]

Colin, Joy contest AERF regionals

BALAKLAVA bowlers Colin and Joy Milton will continue in the Australian Mixed Pairs bowls challenge after winning their club round. The Alcohol Education and Rehabilitation Foundation Mixed Pairs Challenge, the richest tournament for club players, is now in its fourth year. The Challenge raises funds to assist the AERF in its work to combat drug […]


North Eastern mid week Brinkworth 46 (10) F Groom 19, J Goss 27 def Spalding 32 (0) P Goodridge 18, K Jackson 14. Snowtown 36 (8) K Kreig 21, R Brand 15 def Clare Red 32 (2) R Howes 15, R Brandt 17. Balaklava 44 (10) K Harkness 21, R Hillman 23 def Clare White […]


Balaklava Men A fearsome field of 52 fiends fronted for the ‘Ham & Turkey’ gala spectacular last Saturday, among them our most revered, respected and beloved electrician, the most honourable Mr. Mark Loy, electrician, even though he did a ‘Butterworth’ and won nuffink. Off-the-stick winners were Ian Michael and Tom Lemon with 69, leaving Bill […]