Ian continues serving

Long-time SAAS volunteer, Ian Pay ASM, has been appointed Presiding Member of the SA Ambulance Service Volunteer Health Advisory Committee (SAASVHAC). Currently a crew member in Snowtown, Ian has been an SAAS volunteer since 2000, with stints as volunteer team leader, peer support officer and regional educator.   Read the full story in our online […]

BCCC unveils grand expansion

ABOUT 200 past and present friends and families linked to the Balaklava Community Children’s Centre helped mark the 60th onsite anniversary on Saturday evening. It was also the official opening of the centre’s expansion, which was completed throughout 2018, accommodating increases in child care capacity from 29 to 50, kindy from 30 to 40, with […]

Put your papers out for Clare Rotary!

Well you’ve read your paper, now what? Apart from a packing aid or the odd paper mache project with your kids, don’t let your old newspapers go to waste or landfill. Clare Rotary members, actively recycling local newspapers since 1966, tour the streets of Clare every six weeks to collect any old newspapers residents put […]

Royal society comes to Burra Gallery

Burra Regional Art Gallery is hosting a Royal South Australian Society of Arts exhibition from February 14 to March 17, which will be the 10th portrait exhibition shown in the gallery since 2009. The exhibition features a “marvellous group of very varied and very proficient talented portrait artists from South Australia,” artist Philip David, who […]

Longbottom one of Spalding’s stars

SPALDING’S Darren Longbottom was awarded the town’s Community Service Award at its Australia Day function late last month. Darren is heavily involved in the BSR Football and Netball Club, where he is a life member following an on field career of more than 450 senior games. • Pictured: Darren Longbottom, pictured with son, Zac, following a […]

David welcomed to Library Friends

Friends of the Balaklava Community Library welcomed Emeritus Professor David Smyth as guest speaker to its first meeting for 2019 last Friday. An audience of 35 heard David speak on plant and human genetics, and although he has retired from Monash University and settled in Riverton, he is still working from home and using facilities […]

Christmas comes to life in Owen

Christmas Eve saw the main street of Owen come alive with Christmas fun and festivities. Colourful floats drove along the streets with those aboard throwing treats out to the crowd. Father Christmas arrived much to the delight of local children. Read the full story in our online edition: http://plainsproducer.realviewdigital.com