Quilt will help ‘Relay for Life’ team shine

Local quilter Fay Angel has handmade a quilt and donated it to the Ovasholdaboldaholdas Relay For Life Team to assist in their fundraising efforts. “Diamonds are Forever” is the name of the exquisite piece, and the quilt is made from “Quest for a Cure” fabrics made by Northcott Fabrics, to help raise funds for breast […]

Katie bears her soul in art show

Becoming a mum meant more than a change in career for Katie Wyatt, it also gave her a chance to explore an outlet “just for her.” From her work in graphic design and fashion Katie is known as the “netball bodysuit queen” having designed the uniforms most clubs and teams are wearing or versions of […]

Making a ‘spicks and spectacle’

BALAKLAVA football and netball clubs held “Spicks and Speckers” – a musical quiz night fundraiser last Saturday. PHOTO BELOW: Quiz night markers and organisers Carly (left) and Sam Gregor get into the spirit of the night.

Horizon Fete

Horizon Christian School held its annual fete last Thursday, followed by a night of fireworks. It was a big success, with about 500 people attending. Horizon thanks sponsors of the event: Selecta Homes, Balaklava Foodland, Balaklava Stitch Joint, Goldney Electrical, Hunts Fuel and Yorke Communications.   PHOTOS BELOW, from left: Food’n’Fun – Back: Sue Mellier, […]

Lutheran parish welcomes new pastor

Pastor Linards Jansons and wife Jeanette and children Isaac, Alina and Elias will join the Clare Blyth Burra Lutheran Parish welcomes until the end of 2009 . Since the end of 2008 the Lutheran Parish has been trying to fill the vacancy left by Pastor Nigel Rosenzweig who took up the position of Pastor at […]

Night of fun with masquerade ball

Balaklava • It’s time to start thinking about bringing out your formal clobber and glamming up for October’s Masquerade Ball. In days gone by these events appealed to royalty and titled nobility because rigid protocol and court etiquette was suspended, and they could have fun, dance and flirt with whoever they wanted, without it becoming […]

Thanks from AWL

On behalf of all at the Animal Welfare League, I would like to thank your readers for your wonderful donations for our shelter animals. Your continuing help is really appreciated because this makes it possible for us to house the animals comfortably that little bit longer and enable them to find a new home. What […]

Praise for Eisteddfod cover

ON behalf of the Balaklava Eisteddfod Society, once again a huge thank you to the Plains Producer for its excellent support of the Balaklava Eisteddfod. Your sponsorship, advertising and reporting on this Eisteddfod was indeed outstanding. We appreciate the interest shown when you contact us and greatly value the arrangement we have with our publicity […]

Thieves get jewels, cash

Two Wells/Mallala • Jewellery and cash were stolen from a property on Temby Road, Two Wells on Saturday evening, after offender(s) forced their way into the premises. A red, later model, Commodore sedan was seen in the vicinity around the time of the break in. • A 47-year-old Middle Beach man was arrested for driving […]

Inkerman waste deal approved: Dublin next

By Karen Petney Low level contaminated waste will now be accepted at Inkerman landfill following State government approval for an expansion of the site. Announcing the approval, Minister for Urban Development and Planning, Paul Holloway, said the expansion was subject to 22 conditions, Minister Holloway said much of the opposition to the expansion centred on […]