Radiant art work

The annual Balaklava and Riverton High Schools Art Exhibition, Radiance, officially opened last Wednesday at Balaklava Courthouse Gallery. The art exhibition has been running for six years, started initially by Balaklava, with Riverton joining in 2014. The first exhibition in 2012 was started to provide an opportunity for students to present their work in a […]

Spalding speedsters

The Spalding Primary School Annual Billy Cart Race sped back into town last Friday evening. Cart loads of fun was had as the vehicles sped through the streets, with Fastest Boy – Charlie Kriesl clocking up 37 kilometres per hour and Fastest Girl – Lucy Trengove coming in at 33/kmph. Charlton Hammat’s entry won Most […]

Celebrations on a high at Peterborough

More than 150 people visited Peterborough High School last Friday and Saturday for the school’s 90th anniversary. Visitors, past staff members and students came from the Northern Territory, Sydney, Victoria, Paris Creek, Berri, and Whyalla to meet up with old school friends. Many took the opportunity to stay overnight in the town, with many catching […]

Railway centenary not forgotten

On July 4, 1918, Clare welcomed His Excellency the Governor, Sir Henry Galway, who arrived on a special train to declare the railway from Riverton to Clare officially open. The town was in celebration, with flags flying and speeches about winning the war. The scouts formed a guard of honour for His Excellency, and children […]

Veteran vehicles coming to Balaklava

Balaklava High School oval is set to play host to well over a hundred centenarians when the 2017 National Veteran Vehicle Rally chugs into town on Wednesday, September 27. Rally organiser, Peter Templer, said the cars and motorbikes will be gathering at the Balaklava High School oval, where entrants will have morning tea, following a […]