Sutton’s second podium finish

JASON Sutton from Balaklava, in his Mitsubishi Lancer Evo5, backed up his debut win with a podium finish in round four of the Track Time Motorsport Trophy at Mallala Motorsport Park on Sunday, July 29. After only just obtaining his motorsport competitor’s licence from CAMS in June, he won his first event and came third […]

A Mixed Bag at Clare ArtHouse

A good crowd gathered at the Clare Arthouse on Sunday to celebrate the opening of A Mixed Bag. This is the first SALA exhibition at the Clare Arthouse and was conceived by artist, Anneliese Krieg. Anneliese invited a further 12 local artists to join her to present a variety of creative works. Guests enjoyed a […]

Moody water works under way

WORK on the $150,000 Balaklava’s Moody Estate levee and swale drain started last week in a bid to better protect homes in the area. Some residents on Christopher Street and Bruce Drive were flooded out by a storm event in late September, 2016, with water from the rising Wakefield River inundating properties. Read the full […]

Wine tourism awards open

South Australia’s wineries, cellar doors and restaurants are being encouraged to apply to South Australia’s Best of Wine Tourism Awards which opened for applications today. The awards, which celebrate leadership and innovation in wine tourism as part of the Great Wine Capitals Global Network, have seven distinct categories and are open to local wineries and […]

Pinkerton Plains local farmer and hay grower, Cameron Lowe, was awarded the Gen Ag Future Fund Scholarship for 2018/19 last Tuesday. The award is sponsored by the Australian Fodder Industry Association and Lallemand. It is awarded annually to someone who has a passion for the hay industry. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

First 10km of NAIS under way

The first 10 kilometres of the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme’s (NAIS) 29 kilometre transfer pipeline will be installed underground this month, supporting 150 manufacturing and constructions jobs in Adelaide’s northern and southern suburbs. Once complete, the NAIS will provide for an additional 12GL of water to help develop up to 300ha of new export focussed […]

WRC sets speed limit stance

“Travellers to and from the Eyre Peninsula, Upper Spencer Gulf, Flinders Ranges and Outback might therefore be enticed to drive via Wakefield towns to get a sandwich and fuel instead,” he said. Roads in question would be stringently assessed for safety by experts and also include specific local community input. “That was sorely lacking from […]

First 10km of NAIS under way

The first 10 kilometres of the Northern Adelaide Irrigation Scheme’s (NAIS) 29 kilometre transfer pipeline will be installed underground this month, supporting 150 manufacturing and constructions jobs in Adelaide’s northern and southern suburbs. Once complete, the NAIS will provide for an additional 12GL of water to help develop up to 300ha of new export focussed […]