Spirit of the Games at CWA

Adelaide Plains SA CWA got into the spirit of the Commonwealth Games at its meeting last Monday night. Former Olympian and good friend of president, Emma Tiller, Renae Maycock, spoke to the group about her love of volleyball. Renae grew up in the Adelaide hills, and attended a special interest volleyball school, where her love […]

Girl power as vintage wraps up

It was a case of girl power for the O’Connor Harvesting team this vintage with Jan O’Connor, owner and logistics coordinator, Gitte Fraser machine harvester operator and Melissa Eaton owner of Valley Vine Works and machine operator leading the harvesting team (pictured above). With vintage almost finished, O’Connor Harvesting’s Frank Nicholls says yields were down, […]

Snowtown’s stunning showpiece

The main street of Snowtown will soon have a stunning new tourist attraction. Adelaide artist, Joel Van Moore and employee Sam Brooks, have been working day and night, creating a bold masterpiece on the old water tower which is located adjacent to the ARTC Provision Centre on Railway Terrace, behind a row of Aleppo pine […]

Bank petition gains support from locals

With news of the planned closure of Clare’s Commonwealth Bank Branch in June, the Finance Sector Union (FSU) was in town last Thursday with a petition to try and change the bank’s decision. And if the response received by FSU SA/NT branch local executive secretary, Jason Hall, during his visit is anything to go by, […]

Two Wells set for second BP servo

TWO multi-million dollar service station development applications have been lodged with plans to build the sites within five kilometres of each other at Two Wells. Incredibly, both will carry the BP logo, although with different owners. A brand new site has been proposed on the Augusta Highway at the intersection of Middle Beach Road, with […]

Heinrichs targeted over Easter break by vandals

SC HEINRICH machinery was deliberately damaged over the Easter break, with an estimated damage bill of at least $15,000. The machinery was secured on the south east direction between Riverton and Tarlee, off the main road which suggests a planned event, rather than an opportunistic attack. The machines were going to assist the community with […]


Not even wet, cold, windy conditions and getting caught in the centre of the pack could wipe the smile off the face of North Clare’s Thomas Sommerville in the season opening sub minis game against RSMU on Saturday morning. An interesting stat from the 2018 NEFL round one fixtures, there were four new A grade […]

Play to win

LAWN BOWLS: THE North Western Bowling Association Division 1 will need next week’s final minor round game to sort out third and fourth positions going into the finals. While minor premier and defending champion Jamestown and second-placed BHAS Blue are in an unassailable position, third and fourth is open. Melrose beat Peterborough 103-90 Saturday with […]

Parties must address senior needs

WITH about one third of older South Australians living in rural and regional areas, COTA SA (Council On The Ageing) is urging politicians to ensure their needs are not forgotten in the lead up to the March state election. COTA SA conducted a series of conversations and surveys with older people across South Australia, including […]