Peckers keep finals hopes alive

A Grade By ‘Hen Peckered’ The Peckers kept their slim finals chances alive this time accounting for fellow finals aspirant United Tigers to the tune of 46 points in an entertaining game of hard pressure football. The difference between the teams was the ability of the Peckers defence to shut down the Tigers key forwards, […]

Watchman bridge to get an upgrade

A proposed program for capital works and plant replacement has been presented to Wakefield regional Council for consideration in the 2009/10 budget. Included is the construction of 52 km of category two and three roads and the reseal of deteriorated seals. Watchman Road Bridge is also included in the program, with the resealing of the […]

Shearing clicks!

Six students from Balaklava high school participated in an “Introduction to Shearing” recently. Mitchell Gregory, Jamie Caines, Nick Jericho, Tim Shepherd, Sam van Kleef and Jordan Wilson worked with qualified shearing instructor, Daryl Andriske. All aspects of the industry were discussed from its history, to safety, fitness and nutrition, career paths, and shearing and crutching […]

Racing to put career on course

Students from Balaklava High School completed a special course introducing them to the racing industry recently. Certificate One in Thoroughbred Racing was facilitated by Louise Milton from Lindsay Park racing and funded by Barossa and Light Futures. The course was held at Balaklava Racing Club, and some students will now progress to study certificate two. […]

Mallala church centenary: hundreds gather to mark 100 years in the community

Mallala Uniting Church was filled with 240 people and closed circuit television broadcast Sunday’s celebration of the Church’s centenary to the vestry. The church bell was rung at 10am, starting celebrations. Laying of the Foundation Stone by the King’s representative, Lieutenant Governor Sir Samuel Way, (re-enacted by David Cawrse) called for the singing of the […]

Amazing support from Mallala Lions

Thirty-eight different appeals and charities as well as many local projects have benefited from more than $63,000 donated by the Lions Club of Mallala and Districts, in the last two years. At its recent handover dinner, members of the club, along with special guests including State MP, Steven Griffiths, master of ceremonies, Peter Furst, immediate […]