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2019 District Council of Cleve Australia Day Award Winners

The 2019 Australia Day Award nominations have closed and the successful nominees have been notified.   The District Council of Cleve would like to congratulate the following community members and committees for their contributions over the last 12 months. 2019 Award Winners are: Citizen of the Year – Erin RobertsCertificate of Acknowledgment – Shirley DuncanYoung...

FORMER TENNIS LEGEND TO PRESENT AT THE SPORTS PRESENTATION NIGHT

FORMER TENNIS LEGEND TO PRESENT AT THE SPORTS PRESENTATION NIGHT       Tennis Australia and former “tennis legend” and local “Cockaleechie Kid”, John Fitzgerald will be the special guest at the Lower Eyre Peninsula Sports Person of the Year Awards dinner to be held at the Ravendale Sporting Complex on Friday 15 February 2019.   The acknowledgement and...

BREAKING: Port Lincoln's Cinema Saved

A highly placed source has revealed the impending purchase of West Coast Youth and Community Support's Cinema asset, Youthoria. Whilst the West Coast Youth and Community Support 's (WCYCS) Youthoria closure will continue as planned, with operations to cease on Monday December 31st. Our source has confirmed plans are under way...

State Government Announces Extended Snapper Closures

  The commercial charter and recreational fishing charters have agreed to make changes regarding the management of the South Australian iconic Snapper closures across both the Spencer Gulf and Gulf St Vincent. Minister for Primary Industries Tim Whetstone stated the annual state-wide Snapper closure ends at midday on Saturday 15th December, however,...

Cummins Christmas Festivities for Tonight Relocated

Tonight’s Cummins Christmas Festival will still be going ahead but the celebrations have moved to the Cummins Hall instead due to today’s weather.  The announcement was made this morning with showers and strong wind forecast for much of the Lower Eyre Peninsula throughout the afternoon and evening. The parade starts at...

Cummins Christmas Event's Kick Off This Weekend

The lower EP is lighting up with Christmas events happening across the region. Cummins are joining the festivities with a few of their own unique events. The Cummins Christmas festivals is on this Friday 13th December from 6pm. The night will see something for the whole family including a Christmas pageant from 6pm...

Port Lincoln Woman Wins Big On instant Scratchy

A Port Lincoln woman has scored an early Christmas present after scratching a $1 instant scratchy ticket and winning $10,000 from her local chemist. The woman, whilst waiting for her script at Terry White Chemist Port Lincoln, purchased two $1 scratchies with her loose change and too her surprise, won. The woman...

Teakle Foundation Donates Ultrasound Unit To Port Lincoln Hospital

Christmas has come early for patients and health professionals at the Port Lincoln hospital with Local businessman Peter Teakle donating an Ultrasound machine to the Hospital. The machine is a SonoSite X- Porte portable Ultrasound unit and is valued at $65,000. The unit will allow nurses and midwives to provide bed-side...

Break in Robbery In Port Lincoln

Police are investigating a break-in and theft at Port Lincoln overnight. Just after 2am on Tuesday 11 December, thieves broke into a house on Lawson Drive and stole a number of items including jewellery, wallet and cash while the occupants were asleep. The thieves fled through a rear door when the occupants...

EPCF Donate to Drought Affected schools

The Eyre Peninsula Community Foundation has had an unexpected opportunity to up $2,000 in matched funding for Back –To-School vouchers for 2019. The EPCF have decided to direct the $4,000 in extra vouchers to schools in Drought- Affected areas around the Eyre Peninsula. The Eyre Peninsula Community Foundation has been delivering Back...