New CEO vocal about being local

WAKEFIELD Regional Council will have a locally-based CEO for the first time in more than seven years following the appointment of Andrew MacDonald to the vacant role. Mr MacDonald, who has been CEO of the Kingston District Council since 2014, confirmed both he and wife, Katrina, would be looking to move to the region in […]

Council to talk Walk the Yorke

WAKEFIELD Regional Council faces a tough call on a bridge to join Port Wakefield to the popular Walk The Yorke trail, with initial cost estimates found to be inadequate for the project. This means the grant funding for the bridge falls well below the proposed spend, with WRC now considering whether it makes a significant […]

Doctors should decide who drives

THE State Opposition is calling for changes to national driving laws that require regional road users with certain medical needs to get their licence renewed in Adelaide. In 2017, there were sweeping changes to the national Assessing Fitness to Drive guidelines, particularly for those drivers with certain medical conditions. For some regional drivers, it means […]

New estate to turn town’s fate

BLOCKS of land at the proposed Gracewood residential development at Mallala could be on the market in 12 months, according to developer and local farmer, Richard Konzag. In a bid to stop the recent decline in their local town, the Konzag family has released concept plans for a new development to Mallala’s north, accommodating more […]