Chu Chu Charlie takes home the Taminga Cup

A comfortable overcast, 22 degrees made for perfect conditions for all who attended the Taminga Cup at Clare on Sunday, November 25. Punters travelled from near and far to relax trackside at the Clare Racing Club and study the form guide hoping to go home with more cash than they came with. A rainy day […]

Burra Business Awards announced

More than 130 nominations were received over seven categories for the 2018 Burra Business Awards which were presented on Friday evening. Held at the beautifully restored Burra Railway Station, the awards, which come under the umbrella of the Burra Community Management Committee, were initiated by the former Burra Regional Tourism and Business Association (BRTBA), with […]

New look facilities at Watervale

It’s all happening at Watervale with work starting on the resurfacing of the tennis courts and irrigation on the oval. A working bee was held at the courts on Sunday to concrete in new fence posts, with a concrete plinth around the perimeter being completed this week. Plans are for hot mix bitumen to be […]

Raise a glass to Clare High students

Clare High School students proudly released their Rose’ last Wednesday, with a good crowd on hand to congratulate students and enjoy some wine tasting! “Everyone thought the wine was great so we are hoping to have a successful year of sales,” Clare High School agriculture teacher, Lesley Squires, said. The project started back in 2001 […]

Snowtown sport facility opens

The first high-specification modular sports facility was unveiled on Saturday at Snowtown oval, the first in a national roll out of building projects to accommodate the rapid growth in female football. SANFL and Ausco Modular delivered the $620,000 project at Blyth-Snowtown Football and Netball Club (BSFNC), which includes two unisex football change rooms, a netball […]

Ian rides for the team

Balaklava’s Ian Wilson received a great welcome from his workmates and other members of the community last Friday morning when he rode into Balaklava in a peloton for Ride for Sick Kids. In his first ride, Ian, who works for Balco, a sponsor of the ride, had been in training for the event, riding 1000kms […]

The Burra Archive: Drawing on Walls

Artist and tutor at Adelaide Central School of Art, Luke Thurgate is living and working in Burra until November 30, making a charcoal drawing on the extensive walls of Burra Regional Art Gallery. Prior to the launch on Saturday, December 1, Burra residents can bring a small object to be included in the drawing, and […]