Fundraising team helps Mallala hospital to financial health

Five years after forming, the Mallala Community Hospital ‘Fundraising for the Future’ sub-committee has reached its target of $150,000 to contribute to the hospital’s sustainability. Chairman of the subcommittee, Macdonald Crabb, said it had been an incredible feat for the hard working team, consisting of Denise Goward, John Farrelly, Paul Angus, Jim Franks and David […]

Nicholas here for Christmas show

In a one and only South Australian performance, Balaklava will host one of London’s up and coming opera singers. Nicholas Lester, who grew up in Balaklava, is an emerging baritone in the UK opera scene. A son of Balaklava identities David and Chris Lester, Nicholas recently graduated from the National Opera Studio in London. The […]

Police act on assaults

Local police were kept busy attending several domestic violence-related incidents last week and over the weekend. A 41-year-old Beaufort man was arrested and charged with alleged aggravated assault on Tuesday, November 16 in Balaklava. Police say the offence was against a former partner. He was bailed to appear in court at a later date. In […]

Twist to council start

Wakefield Regional Council’s (WRC) new team of elected members will meet for the first time tonight – and CEO, Phil Barry, says challenges to be faced by councillors were exciting, but best achieved through team work. Mr Barry encouraged new councillors to “pursue opportunities for the community and economic growth.” “Council will need to do […]

Get set and.go!

THIS was the scene at Viterra’s grain handling facility at Bowmans this week with grain trucks awaiting sampling as harvest really kicks in. New grain  bunkers are being constructed at Bowmans in anticipation of a bumper harvest and AMG’s lentils silos also are coming on line this week (see page 8). And as warm weather […]

Ali & Kelvin marry!!

Alison Jacka, daughter of Kevin and Dianne of Normanville and Kelvin Tiller, son of Allan and Jenny of Pinery, were married, September 26th 2009 At Victor Harbours’, Newland Memorial Church. The reception was held at Links Lady Bay Hotel. Ali and Kelvin are pictured here with attendents, (left to Right) Nicole Cunningham, Ben Turner, Han […]