Craft shop upgrade starts soon

The old Two Wells Courthouse is set to get a long-awaited interior upgrade. Through the Department of Environment and Natural Resource’s State Heritage Unit, the Two Wells Regional Action Team (TWRAT) has secured a dollar-for-dollar grant worth $10,000. Built in 1876 the courthouse is of great significance to the local community and is currently being […]

Get your skates on…to help Lions

Call for town’s youth at working bee Balaklava Lions club is calling on the community’s youth to help clean up areas of parklands in a “working bee” around Balaklava hospital and the Moody Estate parks. In return, the Lions will offer some financial support for the soon-to-be-built Balaklava skate park. The Lions need help to […]

Our own White House president

Hamley Bridge Local identities Newton and Sue Lines have joined the Mid North masses who have been travelling abroad. The Hamley Bridge Football Club president and his committee member wife, had a great time touring the USA, catching up with two exchange students they had hosted some years ago. One student, Erik, was getting married, […]

Wasleys Post Office opens

Wasleys residents have given the new post office their stamp of approval. Residents can again access a wide range of postal services, including bill payment, banking, phone re-charge cards, stamps and pre paid packaging products as well as being a point for collection and lodgement of mail. The post office has relocated to new premises […]

This Sunday stroll is not tOO far!

Join the Mallala team on their City-Bay quest, make a donation … or do both! Sally Crowther reports: A group of Mallala locals is joining forces with resident Trish Konzag to walk towards a cure for breast cancer. The group is participating in the upcoming City to Bay fun run or walk on Sunday, September […]

Light range hosts shooting masters

Lower Light SOME of Australia’s “crack shots” will target Lower Light in the Masters Games in October. The XIII Australian Masters Games will hold the “fullbore rifle shooting” event in at Lower Light rifle range on the weekend of October 8–9. The SA Rifle Association will also be hosting the State championships at Lower Light […]

Shearers share secrets

IF you have sheep, you’ll need shearers! But it seems they are in fairly short supply. Gun shearer, Blyth local Daryl Andriske, has called it a day and hung up his shearing gear to enjoy retirement. There are a few young lads taking up the challenge around the area but generally shearers are slightly older […]