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Coffin Bay A Day On The Bay This Sunday

Coffin Bay’s unique food and wine event “A Day on the Bay” will be held this Sunday.  The day is similar in structure to Port Lincoln’s “Long Lunch” event with 6 different venues offering the best of local seafood and produce.  A Shuttle Bus will run between each venue for event patrons...

Port Lincoln CFS Headquarters To Host Fiery Women Workshops

Lower Eyre Peninsula Women are urged to sign up for the next edition of the CFS’s award winning Fiery Women program.  There are two separate editions of the free workshop style program coming up in Port Lincoln during November.  Local women can choose to sign up for two, full day sessions on...

Nominations To Open Soon For Young Achiever Awards

Young people under the age of 30 are invited to nominate for this year’s Young Achiever of the Year awards.  This year there are eleven categories open for nomination including categories for Rural Health, Sport, Regional Service and Aboriginal Achievement. 2017 Category winners will each receive a $1,000 Award prize along...

Eastern EP Pokies Spending Bucks State Trend

Eastern Eyre Peninsula Pokie patrons are bucking the state-wide trend with revenue for Poker machines in the region increasing during the previous financial year.  A study was recently conducted by the University of Adelaide’s Economic Studies department into gambling and found that Poker Machine revenue in SA was down $38 million...

Ceduna Man Arrested Following Break In

A man has been arrested after following a scary incident in Ceduna last weekend that saw three residents disturbed and their home broken into.  Shortly after midnight on Friday 15 September, three adults staying at a house in Ceduna were alerted to a disturbance at the front of the premises.  A short...

Port Lincoln Football League Grand Final On Saturday

In Port Lincoln Football tomorrow is Grand Final Day at Centenary Oval. The Under 13’s Grand Final between Waybacks and Lincoln South will lead off the day’s action at 8.00am.  The Under 15’s Grand Final will follow at 9.15am with Marble Range to take on Tasmans.  In the Under 17’s Grand Final Tasmans...

90th Annual Kimba Show On This Saturday

Show season will continue this weekend around the Eyre Peninsula, with the Kimba A&H Society to host the 90th annual Kimba Show this Saturday at the Kimba Showgrounds.  In the lead up to this year’s Kimba Show the entries in this year’s Kimba Art prize will be placed on display and...

Heavy Vehicle Rego Labels Abolished This November

Eyre Peninsula heavy vehicle owners are advised that registration labels for heavy vehicles will be abolished in South Australia from November 1st. The removal of the labels will apply to approximately eighty six thousand vehicles weighting 4.5 tones and over.  By eliminating the labels, heavy vehicle owners will need to become accustom...

Cleve Rural Women's Gathering Gets Underway on Friday

The Cleve Woman’s Gathering, Secrets on Eyre is on this weekend from Friday through until Sunday.  The organising committee have lined up a number of prominent local women to act as guest speakers during the weekend including Sarah Powell, Cecilia Wollford and Dr Cindy Dennis.  Over the coming days the woman will...

eSafety A Major Concern For Regional Residents

New figures reveal Regional Australians are among the most concerned in the nation when it comes to online safety.  The latest Sensis eBusiness Report found 85% of us are worried about credit card security with a similar number (86%) concerned about theft or misuse of personal information.  Sensis Digital Manager, Alice Mentiplay,...