Focus on Wasleys future

Wasleys residents support a moderate growth in the town’s population as a means of ensuring basic services can be delivered and essential institutions maintained, according to a survey undertaken by local State MP for Light, Tony Piccolo. The survey was undertaken to gauge the Wasleys community vision for the town. Most residents indicated the rural […]

Vandals wreck walking trail

Bec O’Brien reports Thompson Beach residents are fuming after a thoughtless and destructive vandalism attack left the community’s much-loved northern walking trail a mess, with more than 100 young seedlings ripped from their guards, thrown across the path, snapped in half and crushed. Thompson Beach Progress Association vice-chairperson, Lee Slater, said the damage was allegedly […]

Time to suit up for summer

Winter sports are over and everyone is breathing a sigh of relief. Many people have, are or will be heading to the Paskeville Field Days this week, and then school finishes on Friday – one more term to go! So thoughts turn to school holidays – what to do? You can always start practising your […]

Way to go Mallala!

MORE than $8000 was raised by the Mallala CitytOO Bay Team at the annual City to Bay fun run on Sunday. The money will be donated to breast cancer supporter, the McGrath Foundation. Team organiser, Trish Konzag, said 151 walkers and runners joined the team and helped raise the money, totalling about $8200, although more […]

Don’t look now…they’re back!

Has anyone else noticed the return of millipedes? They are certainly back at our house and are all over the dirt roads, looking like little black sticks or pieces of ash. What is this a sign of? Mmm…. more mouse feed? • To spell out my Corny Corner joke from last week, for those people […]

It’s all go at Hamley Bridge

Has anyone else noticed the return of millipedes? They are certainly back at our house and are all over the dirt roads, looking like little black sticks or pieces of ash. What is this a sign of? Mmm…. more mouse feed? • To spell out my Corny Corner joke from last week, for those people […]

Globetrotting tales continue

Our feature in the Plains Producer on travelling has hit a chord with locals, with more people coming out of the woodwork to let me know of their travels. Retired Balaklava High School teachers Geoff and Kevyna Gardner have just returned from a 5000km trip towing their van along the east coast of Australia. On […]

Quiz night no place for boo-boos

THE Ovasholdaboldaholdas Relay for Life Quiz Night is being held at the Owen Arms Hotel on Saturday, September 17, from 6-30pm. Tickets are $30, including a 3-course meal with an auction to be held during the night. Bus pick-ups are available, so get your table of up to 10 people together, and show everyone how […]

Special day for our Vietnam vets

Brinkworth The RSL Vietnam Veterans’ Day service will be held tomorrow at 11am in the RSL clubrooms, commemorating the Battle of Long Tan which took place on August 18, 1966. The battle was fought between the Australian Army and Viet Cong forces in a rubber plantation near the village of Long Tan, about 27 km […]