Leader limbo as Kuchel clocks off

WAKEFIELD Regional Council may need to enter an interim CEO arrangement in the new year, as Jason Kuchel’s tenure officially ends in February. Mr Kuchel announced his resignation in August but stayed on for the Local Government elections in November. He has since secured a role with Cement, Concrete and Aggregates Australia (CCAA), working between […]

Stay safe this silly season

WITH Christmas holidays just around the corner, local police are about to ramp up their presence to try and keep everyone safe on the road this Christmas and New Year. The Yorke Mid North Local Service Area (YMNLSA) will focus on providing a highly visible presence on major highways and areas that have a significant […]

Merry Christmas, Saddleworth!

With empty shops all the talk in country towns recently, a group of community minded locals in Saddleworth is leading the way with big plans in place for two empty blocks in their main street. The Saddleworth District Community Association Inc, known as the peak body, has plans for a community open space on the […]

Chu Chu Charlie takes home the Taminga Cup

A comfortable overcast, 22 degrees made for perfect conditions for all who attended the Taminga Cup at Clare on Sunday, November 25. Punters travelled from near and far to relax trackside at the Clare Racing Club and study the form guide hoping to go home with more cash than they came with. A rainy day […]

Burra Business Awards announced

More than 130 nominations were received over seven categories for the 2018 Burra Business Awards which were presented on Friday evening. Held at the beautifully restored Burra Railway Station, the awards, which come under the umbrella of the Burra Community Management Committee, were initiated by the former Burra Regional Tourism and Business Association (BRTBA), with […]

Raise a glass to Clare High students

Clare High School students proudly released their Rose’ last Wednesday, with a good crowd on hand to congratulate students and enjoy some wine tasting! “Everyone thought the wine was great so we are hoping to have a successful year of sales,” Clare High School agriculture teacher, Lesley Squires, said. The project started back in 2001 […]

Snowtown sport facility opens

The first high-specification modular sports facility was unveiled on Saturday at Snowtown oval, the first in a national roll out of building projects to accommodate the rapid growth in female football. SANFL and Ausco Modular delivered the $620,000 project at Blyth-Snowtown Football and Netball Club (BSFNC), which includes two unisex football change rooms, a netball […]

The Burra Archive: Drawing on Walls

Artist and tutor at Adelaide Central School of Art, Luke Thurgate is living and working in Burra until November 30, making a charcoal drawing on the extensive walls of Burra Regional Art Gallery. Prior to the launch on Saturday, December 1, Burra residents can bring a small object to be included in the drawing, and […]