Good food: Taste of Italy

Whether you are looking for a quality meal or a good night out, the Royal Hotel in Balaklava is the ideal destination. Warm weather gives patrons a good opportunity to make use of the refurbished beer garden and outdoor dining area. Publicans Peter, Susan and Derek Friedrichs will ensure your visit is warm and your […]

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 […]

YAC group wants you as part of the crew

“Get involved” is the message from members of Wakefield Regional Council’s Youth Advisory Committee (YAC). Young people are being encouraged to contribute to YAC in an effort to increase awareness and improve opportunities for youth in the region. Amy Nottle, 16, has been involved with the committee for three years, and said it was a […]

Tennis reports – February 9, 2011

Balaklava night The nighters were eager to get back into it, but didn’t quite expect to have such a horribly humid night to greet them! Josie Thompson was so hot and sweaty, she started to resemble Aussie Kim Clijsters, now named Kitty, with her opponent in one set, Andrew Lane, wondering if it was actually […]

Ray calls it a day

Les Pearson reports: RELIABLE, practical, relatively quick,  economical and smooth styling are words commonly associated with the 1963 Ford Galaxie 500 XL. Similar words have been used to describe the career of McCracken Ford mechanic Ray Billing, (with ‘smooth styling’ the only possible exception). It is a career ‘constructed’ in the same year as the […]