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Lincoln Week Regatta Wrapped up for 2019

The 2019 Teakle Classic has wrapped up for the year and Ichi Ban from Division one crowned the winner of the Lincoln Week Regatta.  The regatta was made up mostly of light winds with some challenging Boston Bay conditions providing a few tricks for the 40-plus boat fleet. With this year being...

Final Cruise Ship for February

Today Port Lincoln is welcoming the final cruise ship for February, as the Pacific Eden has made its way into Boston Bay.  The P&O cruise ship has over a thousand passengers and 580 crew members on board and will be returning in March. This will be the 5th cruise ship visit for...

NOPSEMA Seeking Public Comment on Drilling

Following the release of Equinor's Environmental Plan, NOPSEMA are giving the local community the opportunity make comments on the plan.  As part of the work program as set out in the exploration permit, Equinor plans to drill the Stromlo-1 an exploration well in late 2019. The well will be drilled using a...

Port Lincoln Art Prize Peoples Choice Award Announced

The 2019 Bendigo Bank Port Lincoln Art Prize awards night took place earlier this year with one award left waiting to be announced.  On the 16th of February, the People’s Choice Award was announced and has been awarded to Lea Jericho of Cummins, for her Piece ‘Stroking’. The people’s choice award was...

Grant Application Writing Workshops

Volunteering SA will be hosting two free writing workshops in Streaky Bay for volunteer-based organisations, groups and clubs.  The workshops will be focused on writing grant applications and teach locals the basics on special language used in writing grant applications and also review current ideas. The Writing a Successful Grant Application session...

Research-Based Book Helps Parents with Child Sleep

A sleepless child is no good for anyone and researchers from the Flinders University have published a research-based book that will teach parents step-by-step treatments to help their children sleep.  The book titled Helping Your Child with Sleep Problems: A self-help guide for parents, by Rachel Hiller and Michael Gradisar, is targeted...

Timothy Coote Art Exhibition

Locals are invited to attend Timothy Cootes Land and Seascape Art Exhibition opening night next week.  This will be his first major art exhibition in Port Lincoln since living in France for15 years. During his time away he built himself a career and reputation overseas with artwork displayed in galleries internationally. The Port...

2019 Tealke Classic

Yachts have been sailing the Eyre Peninsula seas over the past 3 Day for the Teakle Classic with today seeing the final two races that will wrap the event up for 2019.  Yesterday was a short passage race throughout Boston bay on the way out to Spalding Cove in the Lincoln...

2019 Teakle Classic

Yachts have been sailing the Eyre Peninsula seas over the past 3 Day for the Teakle Classic with today seeing the final two races that will wrap the event up for 2019.  Yesterday was a short passage race throughout Boston bay on the way out to Spalding Cove in the Lincoln...

CFS Community Fire Meeting

In March, the CFS will be hosting a Community Safe Meeting for locals of the Lower Eyre Peninsula to come along and learn about fire behaviour and bushfire preparedness.  The CFS will be hosting a Community Safe meeting for local residents on the Lower Eyre Peninsula. The program aims to assist residents...