Local News

Round 14 wraps up

Results from Round 14 of Port Lincoln Football played on Saturday, seen two of the Leagues power forwards kick 7 goals each in their teams’ big wins and Tasman’s give their final four chances a boost with a win. At Centenary Oval Wayback’s had a massive 133 point win over Boston’s...

Tumby Bay Election set and ready

Voting for a new member of Tumby Bay District Council gets underway this month with election material about to hit local letterboxes. Five candidates will battle it out for the seat retired bank and rural worker Roxanne King former public servant Kym Edwards ex-local government officer Julie Elliott retired army officer and...

Wudinna unveils Drought plan

With a third of its area currently in the second year opf drought one local council is taking steps to help the community ease its way back to normality. The District Council of Wuddina has released its draft Adverse Events Plan for public feedback... with the aim of suporting individuals and...

Locals encouraged to join MRFAC

Four vacancies on the state's peak recreational fishing advisory group are now open for nominations with locals being encouraged to think about putting up their hands.   The Minister’s Recreational Fishing Advisory Council provides the state government with feedback and advice about the development of recreational fishing as well as initiatives and...

Mid morning drink driver stopped

Eyre Peninsula police have nabbed a third drink driver in the space of two days. A man who drove into a breath testing station at Whyalla Norrie on Thursday allegedly returned a blood alcohol reading of point-one-four-seven... almost three times the legal limit. He's lost his licence for six months and will...

Fight for finals continues this weekend

Results from this week ends Port Lincoln Football league matches could keep the battle for the last finals spot in the balance with 2 rounds to go. Fight for  Tasman’s who moved into the 4 th spot last week take on Souths at Ravendale Oval, with a win by the Roosters...

Help needed for road resheeting

A local council is hoping to bring down the cost of road resheeting by accessing rubble closer to where the work's being done. The District Council of Lower Eyre says rubble roads cost around sixty-thousand-dollars for every kilometre but the price tag can be reduced by using rubble sourced closer to...

Uniting Country SA celebrated nationally

A charity organisation that helps people going through tough times in country SA has been named one of the best places in Australia to work. UNITING COUNTRY SA which has offices in Port Lincoln and Ceduna has come in seventh on a list of organisatins that employ one-hundred people or more. The non-profit...

Drink driver taken off the road

Another drink-driver's been taken off local roads this time at Ceduna. A car was pulled over on Laguna Avenue in the early hours of yesterday morning... the river returning an alleged blood alcohol reading of 0.176 It comes two days after another man was caught with a BAC of 0.204 at Port...