Local News

Time running out for submissions on Puckridge Park

The window of opportunity for local residents to make submissions to the draft Puckridge Park concept plan. The draft concept plan has been put together as a collaborative plan between the Port Lincoln City Council and the Rotary Club of Port Lincoln with the community feedback period set to close Thursday...

Emu attempts to take flight

Whyalla Airport welcomed assistance provided by the Wildlife Rescue Whyalla and Surrounding Areas group after a pair of avian incidents occurred at the airport over the weekend. The First incident involved a Goose’s appearance near the baggage area close to the carpark. Whilst the Goose flew away without intervention by the...

Volunteer funding on offer

Eyre Peninsula volunteer organisations are being encouraged to apply for grant funding  of between one thousand and five thousand dollars with a Federal Government Volunteer Grant. The grants program aims to strengthen relationships, support families, improve well being of children and young people, reduce the cost of family breakdown and strengthen...

Australia Day preparation well underway

Preparations are well underway for a number of Australia Day Events around the Eyre Peninsula. Wudinna District Council is preparing to host their event at Apex Park from 8:30am to recognise the districts five award winners. Along side the formal opening of the New Pump Track and Splash Pad.   The District Council...

Huawei 5G ban could cost EP Farmers

Millions of rural and regional Australians are going to miss out on next generation 5G mobile technology – potentially costing rural and regional businesses such as farms and agricultural businesses billions of dollars in lost productivity gains according to a new report from UK-based global forecaster Oxford Economics. The newly released Restricting...

Locals encourged to explore domestic tourism

Eyre Peninsula Residents are being encouraged to join the '#BookThemOut' Campaign. image via saskiabeerfarmproduce The campaign, spearheaded by Premier Steven Marshall, is designed to help South Australian regions affected by Bushfires, and coincided with the Sun Princess’s arrival to Kangaroo Island the third stop following her stay in Port Lincoln on January 14th. The...

Nominations close

Following the Closure of entries into the Bendigo Bank Port Lincoln Lower Eyre Peninsula Sports Person of the Year Awards, the committee has said they are impressed with the calibre of entries received for the annual awards. The Committee is currently working through the nominations received and encourage the Lower Eyre...

EP Locals set to roll up their sleeves

The Red Cross Mobile Blood Centre will be returning to Port Lincoln and Locals are urged to register and donate to the service on it’s first visit of the decade.   With one in three Australians needing blood or blood products in their lifetime demand can struggle to keep up with supply,...

Cleve Teen arrested following investigations

Following a break-in and theft at Cleve last year ongoing investigations by SAPOL have lead to an arrest of a teenager following an incident late last year Police will allege that sometime between October 18 through 21 of 2019, a house was broken into and property was damaged inside the premises. After...

Police release image of theft suspect

Police are currently investigating after a car in Whyalla Norrie was broken in to over the weekend. About 4.45pm on Saturday January 18th a car that had been parked on Racecourse Road was broken in to and a black ‘Samsonite’ brand back pack containing a number of personal items was stolen.   Some...