Forest full of fun

There was mud and water, sticks and stones, and loads of fun being had in Bundaleer Forest last Thursday and Friday as almost 200 school and pre-school children converged for a nature play day. Education sites from within the Upper Mid North Partnership, including Jamestown, Crystal Brook, Gladstone and Laura, were involved in the play […]

Clare Hospital theatre closed due to damage

Clare Hospital’s surgical theatre has been closed while repairs are undertaken to the ceiling of an adjacent store room. It has left the hospital without access to its operating theatre for maternity, emergency or elective surgeries, which have been diverted to Gawler hospital in the interim. Clare Hospital acting director of nursing, Tara Conlon, said […]

Lucky numbers came up!

A three-person private syndicate from Crystal Brook spent the weekend in a state of disbelief after scoring a division one prize in the weekend’s Saturday X Lotto draw. The private syndicate held one of the four division one winning entries nationally, with each entry taking home a division one prize of $942,419.40. Sharing his joy […]

Bright swimming days ahead in Jamestown

A vibrant new wall mural will greet swimmers at Jamestown swimming pool next summer and is already turning heads as people travel into town from the west. It has all been thanks to a generous donation from local artist, Helen Pammenter, who presented the proceeds of her recent 90th birthday art exhibition to the Jamestown […]

Volunteers celebrated

To celebrate Volunteer Week, Wakefield Regional Council (WRC) held a thank you event on Monday night at Balaklava Sports Club, with a large crowd attending. WRC mayor, Rodney Reid, thanked everyone for their efforts within the district, and presented two Premier’s certificates of recognition for outstanding volunteer service to Victor Marriott and Kossie Chegwyn. Balaklava […]