Local News

More People Taking Local Holidays

The Eyre Peninsula and SA accommodation providers look set to continue a positive run following the latest Commonwealth Bank Business Sales Indicator.  Economy-wide spending increased 0.5% in February, off the back of a 1.7% gain in the airline sector; which the strongest increase in more than 19 months.It follows recent gains...

Runaway Brides Raising Thousands for Variety SA

Sunday saw the Runaway Brides take over the Port Lincoln Beer Garden Brewery for St. Patrick’s Day.  The Beer Garden donated two kegs of beer to the brides for them to fundraise money that went to their charity. The day was filled with green beer, live music, games, money boards and dress...

The Colour Tumby Festival Returns

The Colour Tumby Festival is approaching with a huge line up of talented artists ready to take to the streets of Tumby Bay over three days and light the town up with big street art.  As the second year running for the event, a variety of international and local artists will...

2019 Seven News SA Young Achiever Award Finalists

The 2019 Seven News South Australian Young Achiever Award finalists have been announced with four from the Eyre Peninsula.  The Young Achiever Awards recognises and promotes the achievements of all young people throughout South Australia and encourage positive achievements of young people in the community.   27-year-old Zia Westerman from Whyalla has been...

Save Our Mates Roadshow Comes to Port Lincoln

This Friday morning the Save our Mates Men’s Wellbeing Roadshow is coming to Port Lincoln Mitre 10 for a free breakfast and inspirational speaker.  Jeremy Forbes tradie painter and co-founder of non-for-profit organisation HALT is on a mission to build a bridge between the tradie community and local and national mental...

Project Compassion

Local schools and community groups are being encouraged to make a world of difference for those in need by supporting Project Compassion.  This year's campaign is highlighting the importance of clean water with 600 million people around the globe unable to access something many Australians would take for granted.Nicole Clements from...

Streaky Bay Arts up Giddy up Exhibition

This Friday evening 22nd of March Streaky Bay will be hosting the Arts up Giddy up Arts exhibition for all art lovers across the EP.  The community art group have created a racing theme in recognition of the coming Streaky Bay Races next week. The exhibition sponsored by the Streaky Bay District...

2019 Mentally Fit EP Cummins Trek

On Wednesday 20th March Mentally Fit EP will begin their 250km horseback Cummins Trek. 10 riders will participate in the four-day trek that will begin in Cowell and travel to in Port Lincoln via Cummins, with three stop off’s along the way. On Tuesday night the team will host a gathering and...

Farm Business Update at Port Lincoln

The Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC) is hosting a Farm Business Update at Port Lincoln next week.  The forum will explore opportunities to generate profit growth within Eyre Peninsula grain growing enterprises. Topics covered will include economic analysis of key decisions, maintaining grain quality in on-farm storage, self-managed superannuation funds, and...

Changes to 2019 Mortlock Sheilds Football Carnival

The 2019 Eyre Peninsula Mortlock Shields is set to see some significant changes this year with key topics discussed and approved in the Mortlock Shields Committee meeting on Sunday.  During the meeting Outgoing Chairman Richard Horgan announced the Far North Football League had opted to withdraw from this year’s carnival, reducing...