Spirit of the Games at CWA

Adelaide Plains SA CWA got into the spirit of the Commonwealth Games at its meeting last Monday night. Former Olympian and good friend of president, Emma Tiller, Renae Maycock, spoke to the group about her love of volleyball. Renae grew up in the Adelaide hills, and attended a special interest volleyball school, where her love […]

Healthy turn out for expo

RICHARD’s Clare Valley Terry White Chemist held its first Health and Beauty Expo last Thursday night. Customers were treated to demonstrations of products by knowledgeable representatives and also a chance to sample before they purchased. Many customers did not realise what each brand had to offer, but by the end of the evening, had had […]

The new Ten Tenors?

Adelaide Plains Male Voice Choir (APMVC) is holding its annual concert on Sunday, April 29 in the town hall at 2pm. The concert will feature Leah McGeorge, who won the APMVC scholarship at the 2017 Eisteddfod. Leah will not only give some solo performances, but will join the choir for some other songs, with some […]

David battles in shoot out

HOYLETON’S David Chapman wasn’t going to leave anything out in the shooting park at this year’s Commonwealth Games, and while he made it to the finals in the 25m rapid fire pistol event, just missed out on a medal, ending up in fourth position. After stage one last Thursday, David was in eighth position, just seven […]

Marrabel bull ride

Marrabel turned on a great atmosphere for this year’s bull ride, with a fantastic crowd flooding through the gates on Saturday night to watch the Pro Bull Riding action. Riders from Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania and even New Zealand took on bulls that were new to the circuit, making for very challenging rides, […]

Gleeson gains glory

On Monday February 12 the Clare High School Swimming Carnival was held at the Valley’s Lifestyle Centre. The modified twilight carnival was run after the initial carnival was postponed due to heat. The night demonstrated how student participation, staff commitment and family support can ensure a very successful carnival. A new jump start ensured a […]

Art of the People

Drawing by Raphael Sabu JEMIMA Matters is a very cheeky 10-year-old girl. She’s happy 98 per cent of the time. Her favourite thing to do is to go on outings in the car but at other times her days are filled with swimming, horse riding, bike riding and playing with anything that has wheels. Jemima […]

Bash for Cash

Balaklava Tennis Club’s Bash for Cash event on Saturday night attracted 16 teams of two with a total of about 60 people joining in the evening. Each team played three sets, with the winner not necessarily being the ‘best’ team! Highest Score was won by Tyson Lamond and Aaron Cross; first place was won by […]