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Port Lincoln Council Defeats Motion Against Oil and Gas Exploration

The City of Port Lincoln Council has voted not to support a motion put forward to call for a ban on oil and gas exploration and drilling activity in the Great Australian Bight.  The motion put forward by Councillor Andrea Broadfoot in June, was adjourned with a special meeting set up...

Police Warn Locals To Lock Up Their Cars

Port Lincoln Police are reminding the public about security of their vehicles following a spate of car break ins over the past week. Police have reported numerous vehicle break ins over the last week with property stolen in many cases.  Police say all but one of the vehicles broken into were left...

Nominations Open For Multicultural Awards

Eyre Peninsula residents are being encouraged to nominate worthy community members for the 2018 Governor’s Multicultural Awards. The awards recognise individuals and organisations who have made an outstanding contribution to multiculturalism in South Australia across a range of sectors.  Assistant Minister to the Premier, Jing Lee MLC, said the awards offer an...

Cleve Prepares For 2018 Colour Trail

Preparations continue for the 2018 CSB Colour Trail which will be held in Cleve later this year.  Last year’s Cleve Colour Run saw nearly 500 registrations from around the region which is a major fundraiser for the Cleve District Multi-Function Sporting & Community Centre.  The 2018 event will take place on the...

Tumby Bay Drink Driver Blows More than Twice Legal Limit

A Lower Eyre Peninsula woman has had her licence suspended after being caught drink-driving at Tumby Bay on Saturday morning.  Police say that just after 12.30am on Saturday the driver of a Holden station wagon was stopped by police.  The driver underwent a breath test and returned a positive reading of 0.124.  The...

SA Variety Bash Comes To A Close In Port Lincoln

The 2018 SA Variety Bash concluded in Port Lincoln on Saturday with this year’s entrants raising over $1.7 million dollars for the children’s charity.  The SA Variety Bash began in 1989, with 57 cars and 249 people and has grown to more than 300 crazy costumed crew and 100 early model...

2019 Tunarama Ambassador Quest Underway

The 2019 Tunarama Ambassador Quest was officially launched on Sunday with the annual sashing event held at the Port Lincoln Hotel. The Ambassador Quest will this year see a total of 7 entrants compete for the title of Tunarama Ambassador, all raising money for various local charities.  Those charities include the RSPCA,...

Help For South Australian Farmers Struggling With Drought Conditions

Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said he has received a number of inquiries from constituents asking how they can help South Australia’s drought-stricken farmers.  As a result Mr Ramsey’s offices throughout his electorate of Grey have contacted the Buy a Bale organisation, who have now committed to expanding their operations...

Weekend Results In Port Lincoln Football

In Port Lincoln Football Waybacks defeated Tasmans by 5 points in the A grade match of the round at Ravendale on Saturday afternoon.  The Demons recovered from a slow start to lead by 10 points at half time.  Waybacks managed to hold their slender lead during a tight second half, running out...

Weekend Results In Eyre Peninsula Football

In Great Flinders Football and Saturday saw the competition of the minor round with three one sided contests to finish the season. Ramblers 17.16.118 defeated Cougars 3.1.19 at Cummins Oval on Saturday afternoon.  In other matches and at Lock United Yeelanna 24.18.162 defeated Lock 1.2.8.  At Tumby bay Oval the home side 17.17.131...