Look what the wind blew in!

Did anyone guess August 6 as the date for the season break? We’ve had lots of wind lately, with not much rain blown in behind it, however Monday saw widespread rain and even hail around the district. This was a much-needed follow up rain from last Thursday, and will hopefully save the crops, and fill […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Heart of Mintaro

THE Magpie and Stump Hotel in Mintaro has received a major facelift, with new publicans, Paul Rosenich and Amanda Henry, breathing new life into the historic building. While it’s the first time both of them have owned their own pub, Paul and Amanda have managed sporting clubs before, and have had experience in the environment […]

Walk this way

COMBINED Clare Schools and centres held their biennial walkathon along the Riesling Trail followed by an activity session on the Clare oval recently. More than 600 students from Clare High, Clare Primary, St Josephs, and Vineyard Lutheran Schools, with Clare Valley Childrens and The Gums Childcare Centre, came together for a group effort in the […]

Life membership for Julie

Burra Pony Club stalwart, Julie Keane was presented with life membership to the Pony Club Association of South Australia (PCASA) Northern Zone over the weekend. Julie has been a dedicated member of the Burra Pony Club and the Northern Zone for many years. Her commitment to the club is unwavering and she has introduced dozens […]

Peterborough celebrates Youth Week

SA Youth Week kicked off in Peterborough last Friday night with the town’s ‘Peterborough Street Play, Our Future Done Our Way’ event. Funded by the Department of Human Services SA Youth Week funding program, the event was hosted by the Peterborough Youth Action Committee (PYAC). Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com

Bash builds C.O.L.A. at Booborowie Primary

The opening of a new Covered, Outdoor Learning Area (COLA) at the Booborowie Primary School was held last Tuesday, April 10, the project enabled through a $79,850 Variety SA grant, which was donated and presented to the school in September 2017 during the Variety SA bash tour in Burra. Special guests, John Gibbs and Simon […]