Thanks from SAHARA

LOCALS around Balaklava and Clare areas generously dropped in donated items to the Plains Producer office to be passed on to the South Australian Humane Animal Rescue Association (SAHARA). SAHARA is a registered not-for-profit organisation with a no-kill approach to rescue.  It takes in the ill, injured, seniors and animals on death row that are […]

Grant to protect Koolunga kids

KOOLUNGA Primary School has been granted almost $7000 to build a fence between the school grounds and a road in a bid to improve student safety. The school is one of 15 South Australian community organisations that have been awarded RAA Regional Safety Grants to help them fund critical projects that will improve the wellbeing […]

Sophie scoops VET win

Magic multi-tasking and a passion for early education has earnt Horizon High School student Sophie Altus top honours and prize money at this year’s Wakefield Regional Vocational Education and Training (VET) Student Awards. For Sophie, working with children and helping them “develop to their full potential” is the dream, a dream she pursues while juggling […]

Easing the burden at Christmas

FOR many, Christmas time can be a time of pure excitement and joy, but for others it can be a time of stress and financial difficulty. We all know the festive season can be an expensive time with gift giving and food shopping, and that is where the Clare Valley Community Outreach (CVCO) comes into […]

Record entries for Burra Talent Quest

Caravans and campers filled the Burra Showgrounds over the weekend, with revellers keen to kick up their heels for the sixth annual Burra AGL Country Music Festival. People travelled from as far as New South Wales, Victoria and Queensland for the event where top quality performers entertained over the three days. The dance floor was […]

Cycling project link

CLARE and Gilbert Valleys Council has thrown its support behind a project to create a world-renowned cycle tourism pilgrimage through South Australia linking the Clare Valley, Barossa, Adelaide Hills and Mt Barker, and eventually to McLaren Vale. The Adelaide Wine Capital Cycle Trail Project seeks to capitalise on existing trail network infrastructure and expand that […]