Schools likely to merge in 2013

Balaklava high and primary schools will now be expected to merge in 2013. The two school governing councils were informed of the extended amalgamation which was originally scheduled for as early as mid next year. Balaklava High School governing council chairwoman, Louise Michael, said the extension, advised last week, has given both governing councils “breathing […]

Legal advice sparks fresh WRC dispute

Les Pearson reports: WAKEFIELD Regional Council (WRC) claims legal advice received has cleared it of any wrongdoing after a motion was disputed by several community members. However, WRC was not out of hot water at last Wednesday’s meeting,  with some councillors questioning why ratepayer-funded legal advice was sought in the first place. The motion, passed […]

Golf results – November 24 2010

Balaklava men Yet again, our playing contingent was somewhat denuded by those pesky Pennants capers, although this week we can report that our brave, nay heroic flag-wavers did indeed triumph, over Kapunda, at Kapunda. Finishing on a high note were Mark Loy, Tate Michael and our glorious leader, presidente Bill Lokan, so to all, well […]

Tennis reports – November 24 2010

Balaklava night The name ‘Geriatric night tennis’ seems more appropriate after the spate of recent injuries and strains of the young at heart tennis players. If anyone sees the recuperating ‘achilles snapper’ Brenton Read, feel free to sign his foot cast! And a reminder to all that subs are overdue, and where possible, please try […]

Three tourism awards

Three tourism businesses in the Clare Valley were recognised at last Thursday night’s 2010 South Australian tourism awards. Knappstein Enterprise Winery and  Brewery, Brice Hill Country Lodge and the Riesling Trail and Clare Valley Cottages all received silver medals for their high standard of entries in their respective categories. More than 620 people from the […]