$5m site upgrade for Clare High School

With its new science, technology, engineering and mathematics learning space complete, Clare High School has now refined its plans for a further $5 million site upgrade. Principal Sharryn Daly said site improvements would be seen across the entire school and following extensive consultation with its architects, it had been determined new building works would include: […]

Arrest at Balaklava

A brazen armed thief allegedly robbed a service station in Dublin last week, making off with an undisclosed sum of money. Police were called to the scene just after 7.45pm on Tuesday, June 30 after reports a man threatened staff with what appeared to be a gun covered by a cloth, and stole cash. The […]

Black spot boost for Roseworthy

Digital connection in the Mid North will receive a boost with a $600,000 partnership to tackle a mobile phone black spot at Roseworthy. The Marshall Liberal Government and Telstra have agreed to partner together to deliver the additional tower. Minister for Primary Industries and Regional Development Tim Whetstone said digital connection is vital for regional […]

Funds fly

Orroroo and Jamestown airstrips are among 60 nationally to receive a share of $41.2 million Federal Government funding through the Regional Airports Program. The District Council of Orroroo Carrieton has been awarded $55,055 for fencing and lighting work, while Jamestown Flying Group Inc received $20,500 to upgrade CFS water bombing access including sealing of the […]

Clare Show cancelled

For just the second time in its 156-year history, Clare Show has been cancelled for 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Clare Agricultural & Horticultural Society committee members made the difficult decision at a meeting last Thursday evening and show president Ingrid Smith said it was a decision not made lightly. “The current restrictions in […]

Enduro coming to Eudunda

EUDUNDA is set to be the home for a new and exciting training facility concept for Enduro Cross Training. The preparation for the only elite Enduro Cross Training facility in South Australia is under way, which will provide a significant number of opportunities for the region in the future. A local Eudunda couple, Anthony and […]

Trees chopped for safety

TREES on the northern side of the Ralli Park recreational courts in Balaklava ‘got the chop’ on Monday due to the damage they were causing to court surfaces and amid safety concerns for the general public. Wakefield Regional Council CEO, Andrew MacDonald said community groups connected with the Ralli Park precinct had raised concerns about […]

500 allowed at footy games

BBH Football Club has informed the NEFL that it won’t be participating this year. Photo: File.   As from Friday July 3, 2020, a crowd of 500 spectators will be allowed to enter football grounds throughout South Australia. Following the state wide Zoom information session on Tuesday night (June 9), a crowd of 500 is the […]

Travel South Australia, darlings

There was glitz, there was glamour, there were sparkles and a giant pink Hummer when Hans – the Boy Wonder from Berlin – came to the Clare Valley last week. Most importantly, there was national attention, all in the name of the South Australian Tourism Commission’s Welcome Back SA promotion campaign. Hans rolled into the […]