OAM for Mayor Mattey

Regional Council of Goyder Mayor, Peter Mattey has been awarded an OAM in the Queen’s Birthday honours list for service to Local Government, and to the community. Chairman and Mayor of Goyder Council since 2006, Mr Mattey has been Hallett Ward Councillor since 1997, chairman of the District Council of Hallett from 1993 – 1997, […]

Volunteers celebrated

To celebrate Volunteer Week, Wakefield Regional Council (WRC) held a thank you event on Monday night at Balaklava Sports Club, with a large crowd attending. WRC mayor, Rodney Reid, thanked everyone for their efforts within the district, and presented two Premier’s certificates of recognition for outstanding volunteer service to Victor Marriott and Kossie Chegwyn. Balaklava […]

Popping the CORC on oval redevelopment

A re-energised Clare Oval Redevelopment Committee (CORC) has been formed to help progress plans to upgrade Clare’s main sporting precinct. Coinciding with the formation of the new group, CORC last week launched an online petition to gain support for the proposal, with plans to present the signatures to the Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council as […]

Shop local and win

BALAKLAVA Traders have recently launched a shop local and win promotion in conjunction with Wakefield Regional Council and the Regional Development Australia Yorke and Mid North (RDAYMN). For the next 12 months, shoppers will be rewarded for shopping locally with the use of the new RDAYMN loyalty card. Shoppers will get their card stamped after […]

Dills on wheels

LOCHIEL’S picturesque Lake Bumbunga has enjoyed a spike in tourist numbers over recent years but a number of dipsy drivers keen for a closer look are getting bogged in the salty surface. Given those driver then need rescuing means the beautiful landscape, which is regularly used for photo shoots, is blemished by wheel tracks. Wakefield […]