Grand plans for Clare caravan park

An extended 42-year lease, accommodation development, resort-style swimming pool, community waterpark and management of the visitor information centre are among the options being considered for the Clare Caravan Park. A $9 million extension was one option put on the table for Clare and Gilbert Valleys councillors by park lessee Discovery Parks at a special workshop […]

Shop local and win

BALAKLAVA Traders have recently launched a shop local and win promotion in conjunction with Wakefield Regional Council and the Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North (RDAYMN). For the next 12 months, shoppers will be rewarded for shopping locally with the use of the new RDAYMN loyalty card. Shoppers will get their card stamped after […]

APC budget discussions

Adelaide Plains Council discussed the draft 2019/2020 Budget at its March 25 general meeting. Several workshops had taken place prior to a report on the draft budget being presented to the chamber, including two with elected members and one with council management.   Read the full story in our online edition:

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:

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:

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 […]