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Business SA’s ‘Strength and Success’ Seminars Comes to EP

South Australia’s peak business body is set to hit the road and make its way to the Eyre Peninsula for a seminar. As part of a four-month event series, Business SA’s ‘Strength and Success’ seminars will aim to help give locals the practical skills they need to stimulate business growth across...

Obesity on the Rise as People Feel Reluctant to Talk About Weight Management

  Local residents and GPs are being urged to start a conversation about weight management as new research suggests a growing reluctance to discuss the topic. It found 1 in 5 Australians (20%) living overweight or with obesity feel too uncomfortable to raise the issue, with some GPs also unlikely to raise...

Port Lincoln Attempted Break in

Police are investigating an attempted break in at a commercial premises in Port Lincoln earlier this week. It’s suspected about 2.30am Tuesday 2 March a fly screen at the Tennant Street premises was removed. However no entry was gained to the property at this time. Police are appealing to the community to...

BOM Upgrades Ceduna Weather Radar

The Ceduna weather radar is set to see a significant upgrade that will provide the wider community with more reliable and up-to-date weather information. To make the changes the radar will be offline for up to 8 weeks.   From Monday March 8th the Bureau of Meteorology will begin the installation of...

COTTA SA to Visit the Eyre Peninsula for Free Information Session

Cotta SA will be visiting the Eyre Peninsula later this month for a free information session for those looking to access support and care. The session will focus on providing elderly people within our community with all the information they need to access My Aged Care government support. The session to be...

Kids Steal Car in Port Lincoln and Drive it to Whyalla

Two boys have been charged after a house break-in Port Lincoln on Sunday. Sometime between 5pm and 11pm Sunday 28 February a home on Rodda Avenue was broken in to before a Mitsubishi Pajero was stolen from the driveway. About 2.35 am Monday 1 March the car was sighted traveling on the...

Marine Park Rangers Detect Illegal Fishing in Sanctuary Zones

A new marine park patrol vessel has assisted National Parks and Wildlife Service SA rangers in detecting illegal fishing in SA sanctuary zones. The 8.4 metre all-weather vessel will allow rangers to have a better capability to identify compliance incidents in sanctuary zones and respond quickly during the day and night. Senior...

Marine Park Rangers Detect Illegal Fishing in Sanctuary Zones

A new marine park patrol vessel has assisted National Parks and Wildlife Service SA rangers in detecting illegal fishing in SA sanctuary zones. The 8.4 metre all-weather vessel will allow rangers to have a better capability to identify compliance incidents in sanctuary zones and respond quickly during the day and night. Senior...

Elderly Urged to Get their Hearing Checked for World Hearing Day

Eyre Peninsula residents, especially those over the age of fifty, are being urged to speak up and seek professional help if they're suffering hearing loss. It comes as new research released for World Hearing Day (3 March) suggests many Australians are keeping their hearing loss secret from loved ones. However Karen...

Community Members Form Port Lincoln Action Group

Following a successful community meeting held to discuss the future plan for the City of Port Lincoln, an Action group is being formed for locals that are passionate about having their voices heard. Community Member Diana Mislov is looking for volunteers who would like to actively get involved and engage in...