Four hopefuls keen to break Ramsey’s grip on Grey

FOUR candidates have now confirmed their intentions to run against incumbent Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey, in the upcoming Federal Election. Labor has announced Whyalla woman, Karin Bolton, as its candidate, while fellow Whyalla resident, Richard Carmody, will be running as an independent.     Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Legends in the Valley

THE Clare Valley is set to bring together not only the region’s best and brightest producers, but also world renowned chefs who will take part in the ‘Legends of the Clare Valley’ event for this year’s Tasting Australia Festival. Pikes Winery and Slate Restaurant is set to be the location for this spectacular event, on […]

Grant available for SA job seekers

The Marshall Liberal Government has secured Commonwealth funding to help support South Australian job seekers in the Yorke and Mid North region, after the area was targeted as one of 10 Australian regions to improve employment outcomes.   Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Walking the talk on vineyard renewal

Forty grape growers gathered at Morrison’s Vineyard in Leasingham on Friday to take part in the first of a series of vineyard walks, ‘Walking the Talk’, a new initiative by the Clare Valley Wine & Grape Association (CVWGA). The focus was on vineyard renewal, including reworking vines affected with Eutypa dieback and reinvigorating vineyards with […]

Valleys Lifestyle Centre award nomination

FITNESS Australia, the national peak industry association, has announced The Valleys Lifestyle Centre in Clare, as a ‘Council/Licensed Fitness Centre of the Year’ Finalist in the 2019 Australian Fitness Awards. CEO of Fitness Australia, Barrie Elvish, said the Australian Fitness Awards provide a fantastic opportunity for businesses and individuals to be acknowledged for their contribution […]

A year in their own Patch

FEBRUARY 2018, Cathy, Daryl, Monique and Jason jumped into the deep end and did something crazy! They left Aldinga and the Adelaide Hills and moved to Clare where they knew barely anyone, and bought a business they knew very little about – the old BJ’s Fruit Barrow.   Read the full story in our online […]

Louise named new Editor

It’s official – Louise Michael is the new Editor of the Plains Producer newspaper. Managing director, Andrew Manuel welcomes Louise to the role, although she has been acting Editor since October last year. “Louise is only the fifth editor in the past 35 years since the Manuel family took over the Plains Producer in 1983 […]

Showing loyalty to Clare traders

Clare traders have taken steps to revitalise their business community through customer loyalty. The #ShopLocalClare movement began late last year with a Facebook page which traders could join and use to promote their business offerings.   Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com