Manoora relics may find a berth

AFTER 17 years service to the Royal Australian Navy, the HMAS Manoora (II) is set to be decommissioned in coming months. The transport frigate is named after the Mid North town of Manoora, an ongoing relationship between the Navy and the community since the first HMAS Manoora was commissioned about 60 years ago. Clare and […]

Growth brings service boost

District Council of Mallala (DCM) has successfully enhanced accessibility to council services for people living in Two Wells and district. The recently renovated service centre in Two Wells will officially be opened next Wednesday, March 23 at 10am. The centre has been operational since December 2010. Chief executive officer, Charles Mansueto, said there would be […]

Raid finds cannabis in bunker, weapons

An advanced cannabis growing operation in a purpose-built bunker at Wild Horse Plains was discovered by Mallala police,  as a result of information received from CrimeStoppers. A 45-year-old man has been charged with alleged drug and firearm offences. With assistance from Two Wells police, the property on Lorne road was searched, with police discovering a […]

The Leopard has landed

Bronte Hewett reports For those who haven’t noticed, a Leopard tank has arrived at Two Wells war memorial but not without significant effort from members of Two Wells RSL and a big transport operation. One of 30 in Australia, the historic tank was granted to Two Wells RSL late last year. The tank was delivered […]

Improved traffic plan awaits funding

THE notorious McCracken Corner intersection in Balaklava has been earmarked for an overhaul under a new proposal from the Department of Transport, Energy and Infrastructure (DTEI). Wakefield Regional Council infrastructure services manager David Hassett introduced the proposal to council at the February 23 council meeting. He said DTEI were proposing a traffic management upgrade to […]

My School website gets a C- from our schools

Les Pearson reports LOCAL school principals have played down the accuracy and relevance of data on the My School 2.0 website. My School 2.0, which went live on Monday, displays student performance over the past three years, comparing the gains made by students who were in the same school in 2008 and 2010. Federal Member […]