Ahoy there! Gladstone’s Treasure Island tribute

St Joseph’s Parish School in Gladstone held its biennial school production recently, this year based on Robert Louis Stevenson’s novel Treasure Island and was directed and choreographed by local performer Judy Lewis. After more than a term of preparation, students performed in both a matinee and an evening performance over two days. Principal Martin Hayes […]

Christian Outreach celebrates 25 years

Clare Valley Christian Outreach (CVCO) celebrated 25 years of life and ministry in the Clare Valley on Sunday, October 22. CVCO manages the Christian Bookshop in Edwards’ Mall, the Thrift and Furniture Shop in Burton Street along with the Clare Christian Emergency Relief Centre and also supports school and youth ministry. Outlying ministries are the […]

Local ladies’ lavish luncheon

It was more of a lazy walk than a sprint for those attending the Two Wells Red Cross Melbourne Cup lunch on the first Tuesday in November, but with glorious spring weather bathing the venue in sunshine, no-one really cared. Two Wells local, Pam Duncan, opened up her home and hosted the event. Pam cooked […]

Auburn cemetery assessed

To assist in identifying the extent and restoration cost of the damage caused to the senseless vandalism of the Auburn cemetery last week, the Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council is having the site assessed by a monumental mason. “This will give a clearer indication of the extent and cost of the damage to individual sites,” […]

Alinta consults but ongoing questions from community

The company has formally submitted its development application to the State Government and held the meeting hoping to inform residents about the project, with specialist consultants in attendance providing details and also answering questions. Not everyone thought the structure, or even the timing, of the meeting, which started at 5pm, was appropriate. Fischer resident, Crystal […]

Auburn Institute given to community

The Clare & Gilbert Valleys Council has handed over the title of the Auburn Institute to its community. The Institute is a community hub and has needed some maintenance over recent years, with the council providing a one-off grant of $10,000 to cover running costs for the first 12 months of community ownership, as well […]

Eudunda heavy vehicle bypass open

A new heavy vehicle bypass linking the Worlds End and Thiele highways at Eudunda officially opened this week is set to improve freight movement through the region with benefits for local farmers. The bypass also addresses safety and amenity issues raised by the Eudunda community, alleviating the need for heavy vehicles to travel through the […]

Building Better in round two

Last week, the Minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Acting Minister for Regional Development and Acting Minister for Local Government and Territories, the Hon Darren Chester MP, announced the opening of Round Two of the Building Better Regions Fund (BBRF). BBRF is a competitive, merit based grant program, which supports regional areas through infrastructure projects under […]

Turf pitch for Mallala

Four new turf wickets will be installed at Mallala Oval early next year assisting the Mallala Cricket Club (MCC) to become the centre of cricket in the plains. Adelaide Plains Council granted consent for the upgrade, which will see MCC be responsible for all planning, installation, maintenance, and costs associated with the large project. The […]

Rugby runs through Moore family’s veins

If the old adage is true that talent runs in the family, then the Moore family of Two Wells has it in spades. The dream of playing for their state is now a reality for not one, not two, but three members, with brothers Connor, Riley and Flynn all recently representing the state in rugby […]