Water fine upheld

An $18,000 fine for exceeding water usage has been upheld by the State Government,                    leaving Clare Valley Racing Club (CVRC) to foot the bill. With its main event for the year, the Clare Easter Races, cancelled due to State Government COVID-19 restrictions, the club had been […]

While away in a winter wonderland

WITH travel restrictions eased, caravan parks and reserves in South Australia are almost booked out for the upcoming long weekend. Melrose Caravan and Tourist Park managers, Steve and Chrissy Brindal, said this weekend is usually the busiest time of the year for the park. “It’s our winter wonderland, it’s a beautiful time of year, and […]

Language leaders on the Horizon

Horizon Christian School students recently took out the Education Perfect Languages Championships – Indonesian language category recently. An online competition, the championships attracted entries from schools from around the world. This year, over 182,000 students, from 2,155 schools across 57 countries answered around 98,000,000 questions. Horizon Christian School Indonesian teacher, Joanne Southwell, said the students […]

Peter’s persistence and passion pays off

FOR Burra local, Peter Cochrane, the last 25 years have been spent devoting his time to the Burra South Australian Ambulance Service (SAAS). His dedication and persistence was acknowledged recently when he reached his 25-year service milestone, however he will be officially recognised for his efforts once COVID restrictions have been eased. A passionate member […]

Stephen puts Snowtown on the map

AVID Clare photographer, Stephen Langman, often travels the countryside looking for new and exciting places to explore. Last year he travelled to Snowtown and took a few snaps of the newly unveiled paintings on the water tank in the main street, focusing on the main picture, the face of local man, John Hansen. Part of […]

Off Target: stores to close

Target Country in Clare will close in early to mid-2021 as part of a major restructure of the Wesfarmers-owned group, announced last Friday. Across Australia, 167 Target stores will close or be re-branded as a Kmart store, with Target in Clare one of 75 earmarked to close without a re-branding. Other stores in South Australia […]

Mosaic masterpiece at Eudunda

THE Eudunda Community Hub and Shed has been successful in receiving an $8000 Federal Government contribution toward a Mosaic Masterpiece project aimed at reducing social isolation through the creation of a mosaic art piece for the Eudunda town gardens. The Eudunda project is one of six projects in the Grey area which received funding under […]

Fishing reform

THE commercial fishing industry is heading for its biggest reform for years, following the announcement of the state government’s $24,5 million Marine Scalefish Fishery reform package. The package, that will be fully implemented by July 1, 2021, includes the introduction of four regional fisheries management zones and a total allowable commercial catch for priority species […]