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 […]

Paxton Square Cottages set for a re-vamp

Federal Member for Grey, Rowan Ramsey, announced the Regional Council of Goyder has been awarded $400,000 through the Australian Heritage Grants program.  The grant will assist the Regional Council of Goyder to reconstruct the communal spaces of Paxton Square Cottages and develop the historic site as a first class tourism facility. The project will help […]

Warning: Watch out for wild mushrooms

South Australians are reminded not to pick and eat wild mushrooms (pictured above), as a variety of poisonous mushrooms start to pop up following recent rain. SA Health’s deputy chief medical officer, Dr Nicola Spurrier, said that while some wild mushrooms are edible, there are others that can resemble supermarket varieties but contain poisons that […]

History can repeat itself!

South Australia’s History Festival kicked off on April 27 and runs until May 31, with many events being held around the district. Here are some events kicking off this week, with more details next week: Brinkworth: This Sunday, May 5, at the museum – 10am to 4pm. Go and see the memorial stained glass windows […]

Get ready to relay!

IF you are looking to get moving for a good cause, look no further than the Mid North Relay For Life, where participants are needed to raise funds and awareness for Cancer Council SA. The 19-hour event will be held at the Clare Oval on November 16 and 17, and involves walking around a track, […]