The Heart of Mintaro

THE Magpie and Stump Hotel in Mintaro has received a major facelift, with new publicans, Paul Rosenich and Amanda Henry, breathing new life into the historic building. While it’s the first time both of them have owned their own pub, Paul and Amanda have managed sporting clubs before, and have had experience in the environment […]

Walk this way

COMBINED Clare Schools and centres held their biennial walkathon along the Riesling Trail followed by an activity session on the Clare oval recently. More than 600 students from Clare High, Clare Primary, St Josephs, and Vineyard Lutheran Schools, with Clare Valley Childrens and The Gums Childcare Centre, came together for a group effort in the […]

Top results for BCS at Santos

Burra Community School was represented very well at the recent SSSSA Athletics carnival held at Santos Stadium with 17 students from years 8 to 12 forming part of the Lower North Zone team. The team came fourth overall and recorded a high number of first, second and thirds, and the students did a great job […]

Life membership for Julie

Burra Pony Club stalwart, Julie Keane was presented with life membership to the Pony Club Association of South Australia (PCASA) Northern Zone over the weekend. Julie has been a dedicated member of the Burra Pony Club and the Northern Zone for many years. Her commitment to the club is unwavering and she has introduced dozens […]

Flame of Hope inspires Clare

Travelling through regional SA, the Olympic torch arrived in Clare last Wednesday from Port Pirie, carried by athletes and escorted by South Australian police officers. The Special Olympic Athlete National Games are running in Adelaide this week from Monday to Friday, with 1000 athletes with an intellectual disability competing in 11 sports. Sports include athletics, […]

Spirit of the Games at CWA

Adelaide Plains SA CWA got into the spirit of the Commonwealth Games at its meeting last Monday night. Former Olympian and good friend of president, Emma Tiller, Renae Maycock, spoke to the group about her love of volleyball. Renae grew up in the Adelaide hills, and attended a special interest volleyball school, where her love […]

Peterborough celebrates Youth Week

SA Youth Week kicked off in Peterborough last Friday night with the town’s ‘Peterborough Street Play, Our Future Done Our Way’ event. Funded by the Department of Human Services SA Youth Week funding program, the event was hosted by the Peterborough Youth Action Committee (PYAC). Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Bash builds C.O.L.A. at Booborowie Primary

The opening of a new Covered, Outdoor Learning Area (COLA) at the Booborowie Primary School was held last Tuesday, April 10, the project enabled through a $79,850 Variety SA grant, which was donated and presented to the school in September 2017 during the Variety SA bash tour in Burra. Special guests, John Gibbs and Simon […]

Healthy turn out for expo

RICHARD’s Clare Valley Terry White Chemist held its first Health and Beauty Expo last Thursday night. Customers were treated to demonstrations of products by knowledgeable representatives and also a chance to sample before they purchased. Many customers did not realise what each brand had to offer, but by the end of the evening, had had […]