Plenty of variety at Mallala fete

Mallala Show bags, Bilby bag trail, bull ride, jumping castle, glo sticks, balloons, old-fashioned sweets and face painting are just some of the exciting things on offer at Mallala Primary School’s fete on Friday, April 1. There will also be a major Easter raffle, with first prize a rain water tank! Browsing will take up […]

Prue: a true ‘First Lady’

PROFILE: By Les Pearson SHE is the woman behind the man who has led the Wakefield Regional Council since 1997. A farmhand, kindergarten director, rotary club secretary, mother, grandmother and last but not least a mayoress, Prue Maitland wears a number of ‘hats’. Taking the time out from her official cooking duties after delivering morning […]

Dublin’s Strawberry Fete always popular

Organisers of Dublin’s 10th strawberry fete on Sunday, February 27,  said it was all worth 12 months of planning. There were more stalls than previous years and musical and dancing entertainment was plentiful. There were 17 stalls this year, with locals keen to celebrate a decade of strawberries and other goodies. Organiser Pat Thompson said […]

Take five: UFO search at Avon Hall

Avon Could the Unidentified Flying Object at right be the focus of a search by the community of the tiny township of Avon? Not at all! But they are looking for UFO’s of another type – and it’s not an early April Fool’s Day prank. Avon is asking…do you have any UnFinished Objects (UFO’s)  in […]

Our young stars

ARDROSSAN’S Karlia Brown was crowned the regional winner of the Lion’s Youth of the Year event held at Balaklava on Sunday. About 65 people attended the event, where Balaklava’s Alexandra Wilson (above) collected the prestigious public speaking award. Her patriotic piece on mateship in Australia won her an iTunes voucher. Other finalists included Josh Fountain […]

Recalling lessons in life at old school

Dublin Dublin History Group  members were thrilled to receive news the last principal of Dublin’s former school will be  able to launch their new book. Sam Vaughan will come back to Dublin to launch ‘Memories of Schools’ set to take place on May 15 during South Australia History Week. Mr Vaughan was principal of Dublin […]

Are you an Emu candidate?

It is again time to recognise people or groups in the community who have been sticking their neck out in the past year and taken risks. Nominations for Adelaide Plains Emu Awards are open, with nominees in the running to win $600 and be recognised as a valued part of the community. Awards are open […]