School bus action plan at Snowtown

WITH the impending cancellation of the Lochiel to Snowtown school bus route, area school principal, Cheryl Glenie, already is taking steps to secure travel arrangements to the school for affected students. Rather than dwell on what may be lost, Ms Glenie is on the front foot, launching a bid to secure a lease vehicle that […]

Christmas celebrations

Triangle carols It’s that time of the year again! Preparation for carols in Balaklava’s Triangle is well underway and set for Saturday, December 12. There will be a picnic tea for people to enjoy from 6pm. Carols start at 8pm. The Triangle’s pine tree will be turned on this Sunday until after Christmas Day. It […]


Federal cash on the way Wakefield Regional Council will have to wait slightly longer to receive the Regional and Local Community Infrastructure Program (RLCIP) round three funding after an alteration was made to the orginial list of projects. The installation of a rainwater tank at Port Wakefield Soliders Memorial Hall has replaced a project at […]

Deputy mayor named soon

WAKEFIELD REGIONAL COUNCIL The new Wakefield Regional Council is yet to decide who will be  deputy mayor after elected members deferred the appointment until the next and final council meeting of the year, on December 15. Councillors deferred the decision at last Wednesday’s council meeting. The next deputy mayor will be appointed for a one […]

Research on Wakefield whale

An autopsy has been carried out on the dead humpback whale floating in Gulf St Vincent, about 1km off Port Wakefield. Scientists from the South Australian Museum have been investigating the cause of death since the six metre whale was found by a local fisherman early last week. It was tied to a channel marker […]