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Lions Football Club 40 Year Reunion

It’ll be a special weekend for the PropRisdon Lions Football Club as they celebrate the 40-year premiership reunion. They take on Central Augusta tomorrow, the club Proprietary Panthers beat in the 1977 grand final, the same club Risdon beat in a one-point decider in the 1979 grand final. To celebrate the occasion,...

Portable Observatory Comes to the Region

Star gazers around the region are in for a treat as Australia’s only portable observatory comes to Jamestown and Whyalla this weekend. The Southern Cross Outreach Observatory Project is bringing the experience to Memorial Park, Jamestown tomorrow and Jubilee Park, Whyalla on Sunday. Future astronomers will get to experience the wonders of...

State Government Commitment to the Clare Classic

The South Australian premier Steven Marshall met with Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council earlier this week to make a big announcement. The Premier said the state government will be funding $30,000 to the Clare Classic bike race spread over the next three years. The Clare and Gilbert Valleys Council will also receive...

Two Cars Stolen in Whyalla

Whyalla Police are investigating the theft of two VP Commodore sedans, after they were reported stolen on Wednesday morning. Both vehicles have since been recovered with one found burnt out on Heurich Terrace in Whyalla Norrie. Police are asking anyone with information regarding the thefts to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333...

Memorial Wall for Crystal Brook

Crystal Brook residents are invited to the unveiling of a new memorial wall which will be dedicated to past, present and future conflicts. SA Governor his Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC will officially reveal the memorial in Adelaide Square at 11:30am Sunday, which also marks the centenary of the...

GFG Alliance Completes Acquisition of Steelforce

GFG Alliance have successfully completed the acquisition of the manufacturer, trader and distributor company Steelforce. The company has a significant share of the Australian steel distribution industry and is responsible for a lot of the steel pipe and tube supply across both Australia and New Zealand. GFG Alliance Executive Chairman & CEO...

Unique Opportunities for Aboriginal Students

Aboriginal students in the Mid North recently took part in two workshops aimed at furthering their education and training during an expo at Port Pirie’s TafeSA campus.  More than 60 students from four high schools around the region were put through their paces with machinery operations as well as work and...

Million Dollar Fundraiser Hits the Mid North

The annual Variety Vic Bash is heading to the region with O’Leary Walker Wines in the Clare Valley set to be the next stop.  With almost 100 cars, the journey from Wyndham Vale is to raise money for kids facing challenges through sickness, disadvantage or living with a disability. As described by...

Country Arts SA Restructure

A realignment of Country Arts SA staffing structure has opened five new regional positions as well as increasing Aboriginal employment across the organisation. The company consulted staff and key stakeholders about ways they can continue to provide, create and support art and culture in the region.  As part of the realignment, Country...

Port Pirie Piping Replaced

Port Pirie West will receive over 500 metres of new water mains thanks to SA Water’s very generous investment. The company have pledged over $135 million to refurbish various water mains across the state with work on the Pirie pipes beginning last week. SA Water will work on Edward Street and Goode...

Police Hosting a Community Forum

Residents in the Yorke and Mid North are invited to a community forum run by the police of the local service area which will be held at Port Broughton Town Hall on Thursday September 19. The PACE forum is a free event that provides information on a variety of topics with...